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James Travis Burroughs

State agency administrator

James Travis Burroughs, American state agency administrator. Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (northern district) California 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) 1992, District of Columbia 1992. Commissioner San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, 1994-1996, California Coastal Conservancy, San Francisco, 1994-1996. Member California State Bar (environmental law section), Order of Coif.

Background

Burroughs, James Travis was born on December 31, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Robert Walter and Mary Elizabeth (Gowan) Burroughs.

Education

Bachelor, Whitman College, 1978. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1981. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1990.

Career

Legislation assistant United States Congressman Norm Shumway, Washington, 1981-1983, Senator Pete Wilson, Washington, 1983-1989. Associate Beveridge & Diamond, Washington and San Francisco, 1989-1994. Deputy secretary, general counsel State of California Resources Agency, Sacramento, 1994-1996.

Chief deputy director California Department Forestry and Fire Protection, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (northern district) California 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) 1992, District of Columbia 1992.

Membership

Commissioner San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, 1994-1996, California Coastal Conservancy, San Francisco, 1994-1996. Member California State Bar (environmental law section), Order of Coif.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Outdoors activities, exercise.

Connections

Married Carrie Lowe, June 24, 1995.

father:
Robert Walter Burroughs

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Gowan) Burroughs

spouse:
Carrie Lowe