JOHN M. TAYLOR, born Auburn, California, July 28, 1950; admitted to bar, 1979, Arizona; 1981, California. Education: California State University at Chico (B.A., cum laude, 1972); University of Arizona (M.A., 1974; J.D., 1978; Ph.D., 1981). Phi Kappa Phi. Co-Author with Norman Williams, Jr.: American Land Planning Law; Land Use & The Police Power. Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, 1980-81; Adjunct Professor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1982 – 1992. Member: The State Bar of Arizona; The State Bar of California; Sacramento Mayor’s Commission on Education; 1996 Electoral College; City of Sacramento Charter Review Committee.