Councilmember Clinton J. Olivier was elected by an overwhelming majority to represent Fresno’s Seventh District in June of 2010, and he was sworn into office in December of that year. Olivier is on the Council Finance and Audit Committee as well as the Infill Development Committee. As part of his duties, he also serves on the board of the Fresno-Madera Agency on Aging.
During the time he has been in office, Councilmember Olivier has enjoyed success focusing on issues that are important to people who live in the heart of Fresno, including public safety, the ongoing construction of Martin Ray Reilly Park and senior citizen health.
He partnered with Council President Lee Brand to find savings in the 2011 budget and used it to fund a Prostitution and Graffiti Prosecutor position within the City of Fresno. Also as part of his ongoing campaign to clean up the Seventh District and other affected areas, Olivier is working with the Fresno Police Department to implement such ground-breaking programs such as, “Operation Reveal.”
Before entering politics, Councilmember Olivier worked as a news reporter and anchor for Fresno stations KMPH, FOX 26, and ABC 30 Action News. Olivier majored in Speech Communications at California State University, Long Beach and he served as an air support radioman in the Marine Corps from 1994-1998. He has one son Conrad and another son, Carsten, with his wife, Alisha.