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Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft
- Occupation: Attorney/Arbitrator
- Member, Alameda Planning Board; President for 2 years
- Former Hospital Director & Economic Development Commissioner
- Co-Chair, Campaign to Build New Main Library
- Chair, Campaign to Save Alameda Hospital
- J.D. - Santa Clara University Law School
- B.S. - University of California, Davis
- Maintaining the quality of life that makes Alameda a vibrant, livable city - good schools, safe neighborhoods, great recreational opportunities
- Achieving a viable budget that ensures the City's long-term financial stability; stimulating economic growth by creating jobs & housing opportunities
- Initiating the sustainable development of Alameda Point
- Occupation: Urban Planner
- past Alameda City Councilmember (1996-2006)
- past vice mayor of Alameda (1998-2000) and (2002-2004)
- resident of Alameda's West End since 1974
- Master's degree in City Planning, UC Berkeley / Bachelor of Art's [US History], UC Berkeley / Encinal High School graduate
- Alameda homeowner
- age: 46
Stewart G. Chen
- Implement Best Pension Reform Plans: Vallejo, Stockton Failed To Plan: Let's Plan Our City's Finances Now
- Strengthen Communications Between City council and the Public: No More Park Street "Tree" Incidents
- Implement Alameda Point Plans That Emphasize Jobs and Recreational Amenities, and Have Least Traffic Impacts on Island Residents
- Occupation: City of Alameda Healthcare District Director
- Doctor of Chiropractic
- Improving the quality of life in Alameda
- Balancing our budget
- Development of Alameda Point
- Occupation: Attorney/Community Mediator
- Attorney for Non-Profit Organizations
- Special Events Producer/Community Fundraiser
- Assistant City Attorney (retired)
- 30 years of self empoyment experience
- 8 years - City of Alameda Housing and Building Code Board
- Assuring our community has adequate public safety services including police, fire, ambulance, and hospital services.
- Supporting our education system and maintaining neighborhood schools
- Guaranteeing our city finances are sustainable every year by stimulating economic growth along Park St., Webster St., the Stations, and South Shore.
- Occupation: Golf Commissioner/Lawyer
- Brown University 1976 (magna cum laude)
- Harvard Law School 1979
- Practicing California lawyer since 1979
- Golf Commission, 2005 - present
- Golf Commission Chair, 2007 - present
Gerard Valbuena Dumuk
- Controlling our budget, including addressing unfunded liabilities
- Jumpstarting renewal of Alameda Point
- Increasing public involvement and participation
- Occupation: Wildland Firefighter
- Former Paramedic
- Former Chef / Restaurant owner
- Former EMT- Paramedic
- Currently Licensed as EMT- B
- Hazardous Materials Technician
- California State Firefighter 1
Joana Darc Weber
- 1. Accessibility to education.
- 2. Local "mom and pop" economic development.
- 3. To take a practical and pragmatic approach to fiscal stability.
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News and Analysis
- Date: Thursday, October 4
Time: 7 - 8:30 PM
Place: Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Avenue
Co-Sponsors: LWV Alameda and AAUW
The public is invited to attend and submit written questions for the candidates.
The forum will be videotaped, and the video posted for later viewing.
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