I have a strong commitment to Alameda. As a former Vice-Mayor and Councilmember, I advocated vigorously for open and transparent government while providing leadership on tough issues. I have a proven track record of listening, asking the difficult questions, and building partnerships to advance our shared vision for a safe, financially sustainable and environmentally-friendly community.
I was honored to serve on the Alameda City Council from 2006-2014 to help:
Throughout my tenures as president of the Alameda Hospital Board, Chair of the Alameda County Planning Commission and Vice-Mayor of Alameda, I worked with my colleagues to secure funding and put in place programs that make Alameda a prosperous city to raise a family, live, work and play. I cultivated alliances with our education, youth, business, historical preservation, and public safety communities to create good-paying green jobs, expanded economic development, and maintained the safety of our community.
I have stretched our hard-earned tax dollars in partnering with several organizations:
I have a record of leading with compassion, principles, integrity and collaboration. I have demonstrated to voters that my leadership record produces real results to help Alameda face these future challenges.
I would be honored to earn your vote on November 8.