Resident of Rancho Cordova since 1973. Attended and Graduated Rancho Cordova Elementary School, Mills Junior High, Cordova Senior High
Attended: American River College, Cosumnes River College, UC Davis Extension Sacramento
Major: Business Administration/MIS
Employer: McKesson Corporation – 1995-present
Member of Teamsters Local 150 – 23 years
Member – Rancho Cordova Incorporation Committee
Community Volunteer Work:
1995-1998: Almond Tree Township Neighborhood Association
Helped develop newsletter and informational resources for subdivision of 77 homes. Organized neighborhood watch. Conducted workshops and meetings to bring citizens and government representatives, electeds together to resolve issues.
1999-2002: Rancho Cordova Incorporation Committee
Committee Member. Developed website, forums, and newsletter serving 10,000 subscribers and donors. Developed and managed contributor and mailing database. Created informational literature for meetings and precinct walks.
Collaborated with environmental activist Larry Ladd to develop educational/advocacy website about Perchlorate contamination.
1998-2000: Cordova Planning Advisory Council, County of Sacramento
Developed web site corpac.org and contributed administrative and public participation proposals for improving public hearing process for planning advisory council. Attended monthly meetings for 18 months.
1999-2000: Cordova Community Collaborative for Healthy Children and Families
Partnered with collaborative director and staff to create website, database and community resource guide.Helped organize funding drive for playground equipment for Fountain Crest Apartment complex.
2000: Sacramento Area Council of Governments Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2025 Workshops
Representing the Rancho Cordova Incorporation Committee, participated in transportation workshops and charrettes.
2000-2001:Sunriver Neighborhood Association
Helped lobby for Coloma Road Beautification Project funds, assisted in newsletter, met with Sacramento County Planners during 2000 Community Plan Update to address Sunriver Neighborhood issues and concerns.
Helped organize and participated in Coloma Road and Sunrise Blvd landscaping and trash cleanups.
2001-2004: Neighborhood Eyes
Developed website to share information, meeting info regarding the aerojet superfund site and perchlorate contamination of groundwater in Rancho Cordova, Ca
2002-2005: Moderator for Sacramento Sacramento Smart Growth Network
2000-2002: Moderator for Rancho Cordova Cityhood Yahoo Group