David Y. Denholm


David Y. Denholm is the President of the Public Service Research Council, a national citizens lobby concerned with public sector union influence on the size, cost and quality of government services and union political influence on public policy.

He is frequently a guest on radio and television programs to discuss and debate issues involving union political power and influence.  He has appeared on "The Today Show," "The MacNeil-Lehrer Report," "Good Morning America," and "ABC News Nightline."

He has been a speaker at major conventions of business, trade, civic and political groups throughout the country including the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Executive Institute of the FBI Academy, the Symposium on Public Sector Labor/Management Relations, the National School Boards Association and many conventions of state associations of local public officials.

His writing has been published in a variety of journals and newspapers.  He is the author of such papers as "Beyond Public Sector Unionism:  A Better Way," "The Impact of Unionism on The Quality of Public Education," and "Will Prevailing Wage Laws Prevent Small Business From Saving America?." 

He has received a number of awards and honors.  The ones of which he is proudest are Honorary Life Membership in the Professional Association of Georgia Educators, a Commendation from the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and a Most Valuable Person award from the American Motorcyclists Association.

Mr. Denholm received a bachelors degree in history in 1968 from the University of Santa Clara in California.  Before moving to Virginia in 1974 to work with the Public Service Research organizations, he was an unsuccessful candidate for the California State Assembly.  He served 31 years in the Naval Reserve.  He is active in a wide variety of charitable, civic and political activities.  His hobbies include motorcycling, leather craft and making buttons.

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Contact information:

Public Service Research Council

320-D Maple Avenue East

Vienna, Virginia 22180

Phone 703-242-3575

Fax 703-242-3579

E-mail:  david@psrconlne.org


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