A shelter-in-place order is in effect for all Alameda County residents. City facilities are closed and non-essential meetings and events are cancelled.  Find more information here.

Personal Information: 
Albany resident since 2001, Bay Area resident since 1986. Previously resident of Massachusetts and New Jersey. City Council candidate 2008, 2012. Life-long environmentalist and alternative energy enthusiast. 

B.A. Chemistry, Bowdoin College, Maine

Software Professional, currently heading Operations at Bluescape LLC, San Carlos, CA

City Committee Appointments: 

  • Planning & Zoning Commissioner 2013-2014, Vice Chair 2014
  • Parks and Recreation Commissioner 2007-2012, 3 years as Chair
  • Traffic & Safety Commissioner 2006

Community Service: 

  • Sierra Club Outings leader for Loma Prieta Chapter Peak Climbing Section, Bay Chapter
  • Backpacking Section, National Outings Alaska Subcommittee. 
  • Elected Sierra Club Leader - previously Northern Alameda County Group of Bay Chapter Executive
  • Committee Member and Conservation Chair, Bay Chapter Outreach and Nominations Elections
  • Committees Chair; currently Bay Chapter Executive Committee Member.
  • Co-Founder and Core Member Albany Strollers & Rollers. 
  • Previously Board Member Carbon Neutral Albany; currently Activism lead ACRAT.

Internal City Committees and Intergovernmental Boards/Commissions:

  • Alameda County Transportation Commission - Alternate
  • Association of Bay Area Governments General Assembly
  • East Bay Community Energy Joint Powers Authority Board

Mayoral appointment ends December 2020; City Council term ends December 2020 (2nd term)