- Occupation: Educator/Consumer Advocate
- President, San Mateo County Community College Board- Governs College of San Mateo, Skyline College, and Caņada College.
- Balanced 17 school and college district budgets, cutting waste while strengthening educational programs.
- Supported job training programs for thousands of Peninsula residents in nursing, public safety, high tech, and biotech fields.
- Helped lead the fight that stopped insurance companies from raising rates on perfect drivers.
- Played a key role in passing the nation's strongest financial privacy law.
- Received the Sustainable San Mateo County Award for the College District's green building program, saving taxpayers millions in energy costs.