San Francisco State University, BA Mathematics
San Francisco State
University, 2 years in MS Program.
U.C. Berkeley extension and Stanford University Continuing
education in Computer Science and Physics
San Francisco Conservatory
of Music, 10 years
V.P., Inner Access, computer systems builders and software
Software consultant to a startup
sports monitoring device company and a startup dotcom.
Investor and startup consultant
Daughter Becket, Ph.D. molecular biology researcher, Genentech
Resident of Belmont for 35 years
Helped save Sugarloaf mountain from
massive development [1978-1982]
San Juan Canyon
Preservation Trust [2000-present]
Belmont Historical Society
Member of Cottage Auxiliary in Twin
Council [1995-1999, 2003-2008]
Introduced Heritage Tree Ordinance.
Introduced Design Review Process.
Introduced Leaf Blower and Construction
Fought for lower density of several key projects to preserve Belmont's charm.
Participated in the Oracle development agreement which guaranteed sales tax of
$100,000/yr for 10 years.
Introduced Noise Ordinance that will expand the current ordinance to protect
Introduced Anonymous Code
Enforcement Reporting to help clean up and beautify Belmont.
Introduced Open Space Ballot
Initiative to preserve current low densities in Belmontís
Western Hills and in the San Juan Canyon (Measure F).
Responded to residentsí requests to remove hazardous bulbouts in the Sterling Downs Neighborhood.
Played an active role in obtaining the lot at Casa
Bona and Semeria to develop a new
Investigated Chloramine to analyze
the potential health consequences to our water supply.
Successfully introduced the idea to
review the city's speed hump policy. Prior to this, it was virtually impossible
for neighborhoods to get speed humps.
Successfully introduced the idea for
removing the Belmont Sports Complex from list of potential economic development
Introduced the Smoking
Ordinance protecting people in multi level housing from second hand smoke
(complaint driven only)
Introduced Construction Time Limit
which sets a time limit for construction.
Introduced resolution against the light brown apple moth aerial spray.
Planning Commissioner [1985-87,
Revisions to hillside development ordinances
Promoted downtown revitalization
Negotiated as a member of South County Fire board representing Belmont
to allow Belmont
to pay less for fire protection saving the Belmont Fire Protection District
over $400,000 per year