A native of San Diego, Fred Zuckerman has worked for 23 years in the family business, Merry X Ray Chemical Corp., a leading distributor of x-ray processing supplies in the United States. His current responsibilities include the maintenance and development of business database software. Zuckerman is also active in the Tierrasanta Community Council, which consists of volunteer members serving the interests of the Community of Tierrasanta in the San Diego area with the purpose of maintaining the integrity of the community. A member since 1989, Zuckerman currently serves as Treasurer. He is also actively involved in other community groups, including the Tierrasanta Recreation Council, Clairemont Friendship Senior Center, San Diego Police Department, and City of San Diego Neighborhood Code Compliance Department. Zuckerman received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado.