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- Occupation: Nonprofit Organization Consultant
- Past Vice-President, Building Inspection Commission
- Past Vice-Chair, Mayor and Board of Supervisors' Joint Task Force on the HIV Epidemic
- Co-Founder, California Alliance for Pride and Equality (CAPE)
- Past Public Policy Director, AIDS Legal Referral Panel
- Community Mediator and Trainer, Community Boards of San Francisco
- Past President, Board of Directors and Public Policy Director, Women's AIDS Network
- 1. While strengthening existing health education and prevention services, I'll work to develop an implementation plan for universal health care.
- 2. I'll pursue resources to implement the Continuum of Care Plan for mental health, substance abuse, and supportive/transitional housing programs.
- 3. I'll work to establish sensible budget priorities by urging controls like mission-based budgeting and the implementation of audit recommendations.
- Occupation: Neighborhood Services Manager
- Director, San Francisco's Office of Neighborhood Services
- Board member, Crimestoppers
- Former Chief-of-Staff, Supervisor Susan Leal
- Former Legislative Aide, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
- Former Chief Legislative Assistant, Julian Dixon
- Award of Merit, San Francisco Council of District Merchants Associations
- HOMELESS POLICY: Reform the City's homeless policies and implement Care Not Cash
- CLEANER NEIGHBORHOODS: Improve the everyday urban environment, including cleaner streets and sidewalks and updated parks and playgrounds
- BETTER TRANSPORTATION: Fight cutbacks and keep MUNI on the right track.
- Occupation: BART Director/Planner
- Served San Francisco and District 8 on the BART Board of Directors for six years
- Founding member of the SF Housing Action Coalition
- Worked with Supervisor Leno to pass legislation to expand affordable, transit oriented housing
- Helped establish neighborhood planning process for San Francisco
- Led BART plaza redesign at 16th St, 24th St, and Glen Park Stations
- Received "Local Hero" award from the Bay Area Transportation and Land Use Coalition in 2002
- Safe neighborhoods and clean streets. Clean the sidewalks and streets, plant trees and landscaping, underground utility wires.
- Affordable, appropriate housing. We must build new housing that fits our neighborhoods.Involve neighbors in the process.
- Implement long-term solutions to homelessness through supportive housing that will help people to get back on their feet. Drug treatment on demand.
- Occupation: Firefighter-Paramedic, San Francisco Fire Department
- Attended San Francisco State College where he earned a degree in Economics (1971)
- Former Paramedic with the Department of Public Health's 911 Emergency Ambulance Service in the Bayview-Hunters Point district (1977)
- Former Police Officer, San Francisco Police Department - worked at Mission and Ingleside Police Stations (1981)
- Resumed working as a Paramedic and completed a degree in Nursing (1985)
- Convinced Mayor Art Agnos to sign legislation designating the Park Emergency Hospital building as the City's 201st historical landmark (1991)
- Preserving the architectural and historical buildings that are special to District 8.
- A sustained education campaign, involving active participation by City government leaders, which promotes HIV testing and safe sex practices.
- Working with District 8 small businesses making sure they are aware of the City services available such as loans and education programs.
- Occupation: Exotic dancer/Escort
- BA in journalism - San Francisco State (2000)
- U.S. Army Reserves (1991-1997)
- Libertarian County Chair (1998-2000)
- Libertarian Party of California Executive Committee (2001)
- Candidate for State Assembly (2000)
- Enforce Proposition 215! Protect medical marijuana patients!
- Stop using parking tickets to generate city revenue! Issue quarterly rebates to SF residents.
- Repeal laws against victimless crimes! Skateboarding, dancing, prostitution, etc., are not crimes!
- Occupation: HIV Prevention Educator
- Past elected member of SF Democratic County Central Committee(DCCC)
- Served 2 years on HIV Prevention Planning Council(HPPC)
- BA Political Science University of San Diego 1986
- Create solutions to solve the homeless situation-I support Care not Cash proposal.
- Provide a District office for residents and create a district advisory board to solicit neighborhood input.
- Convince the GLBT Community Center to house 40 homeless queer youth and give them hope.
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- San Francisco Examiner 10/29/02
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- San Francisco Chronicle - 10/08/02
- The Fight for the Soul of District Eight
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