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I grew up in Albany attending our public schools. For twenty years I led the Lake Tahoe conservation group known by the motto “Keep Tahoe Blue.” I came home to Albany to care for my mother in her last years, and decided to stay.  


  • Retired
  • Career position: Executive Director of the League to Save Lake Tahoe
  • Other positions held:  Executive Director of Congregation Netivot Shalom, Berkeley; Interim Director of Refugee and Immigrant Services for Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS);  Program Coordinator, home meal delivery for Holocaust survivors and other senior and disabled persons (JFCS); Adjunct Instructor, Lake Tahoe Community College and Sierra Nevada College (taught courses in: business law, philosophy, ethics, and land use & environmental review); Law Office of Rochelle Nason, serving senior citizens and nonprofit organizations (now on inactive status with the State Bar of California);  Morrison & Foerster law firm associate attorney, San Francisco; Law Clerk to the Chief Justice, Supreme Court of California. 

Community Service 


  • Advisory Board, Citizens for East Shore Parks 
  • Advisor, Albany Landfill Dog Owners Group (ALDOG) 
  • Board of Directors, Chaparral House (local nonprofit nursing home) 

Council Service Appointments:

  • Council Subcommittee on Alta Bates Closure
  • Council Subcommittees on Waterfront Park and Albany Hill Park Issues
  • Joint Powers Authority for the Gilman Street Regional Sport Complex
  • Chair, Disaster Policy Advisory Group


  • Waterfront Committee 
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Council Appointee to Association of Bay Area Governments
  • Executive Committee, EarthShare California 
  • Steering Committee for Presidential Forum on Lake Tahoe 
  • Co-chair, Tahoe Transportation & Water Quality Coalition 
  • Founding Member, General Assistance Advocacy Project (volunteer representation for homeless individuals and others in need of public assistance)

Ends December 2018