John M. Dadian founded Dadian & Associates in 1992 after a successful career in government service. Dadian & Associates specializes in governmental relations and public affairs. Services include community relations, project development, media relations and special event planning. With offices located in San Diego's downtown financial district, Dadian & Associates is involved in numerous issues ranging from waste management to land use.
served as Chief of Staff to then-San Diego County Supervisor Susan
Golding from 1988 to 1991. During this period, Supervisor Golding
served a term as Chairperson of the Board. John coordinated the
unprecedented six joint regional meetings with the city council
and neighboring counties. During John's tenure as Chief of Staff,
Supervisor Golding, for the first time, received the highest
overall performance rating for any supervisor from San Diego
Political Watch. In Los Angeles, John was Deputy County
Supervisor for Mike Antonovich. Among the diverse responsibilities assigned to him, John was
Supervisor Antonovich's appointee to the Rose Institute at
Claremont College designated to formulate a fair redistricting
plan when the County of Los Angeles was sued by community
active in California politics, John has served on the staff, or
been an advisor to numerous campaigns. In 1985, he served as
Scheduling and Advance Director for the Mike Antonovich for U. S.
Senate Campaign. In 1988, he served as State Deputy Director for
the Victory '88/California Republican Party, assisting the Bush (41)
campaign and various local candidates throughout the state. During this period, he also held the position of Director
of the Antonovich '88 Committee.
California native, John earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in
Political Science from San Francisco State University. Prior to
earning his degree, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he
was the recipient of numerous awards. His military duty included
an extended tour in the Far East during the late 1970's.
1995, John was unanimously approved by the City Council of San
Diego to serve as a founding member of the Civic Events and
Promotional Allocation Board where he served as Chairman. John was
also appointed that same year by Congressman Brian Bilbray to
serve as a voting delegate to the California Republican Party, was
reappointed in 1997 and currently serves as an appointee of
Assemblyman Mark Wyland.
John is on the Board of Directors
of Crime Stoppers, Inc.,
and has served the maximum terms allowed on the Board of Directors of
the San Diego County Lincoln Club. In
1992, John was Chairman of San Diego Mayor Susan Golding's
Inaugural Ceremony. He is a past member of the San Diego County
Air Pollution Control District Advisory Commission, and is a
current member of the San Diego Council of the Navy League and the
San Francisco State Alumni Association. He is a 1986 recipient of
the Outstanding Young Men of America Award.
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