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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2013 Election
 Smart Voter F. John Richards

Candidate for
Council Member; Town of Portola Valley

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Architect
  • Town of PV: ASCC, 1986-1992; Planning Commission, 1992-1995; Town Councl 2010-present
  • Education: UC Davis, 1968-1972 BS Environmental design; University of Stockholm, 1970; California College of the Arts, 1977-1978 MFA
  • Professional: Licensed California Architect, 1984
  • Peace Corps, Venezuela and Nicaragua, 1973-1975
  • Family: Married to Sharon, with two grown children Galen and Megan
  • Portola Valley roots: Grew up on Corte Madera Rd. 1954-1970. Returned to PV in 1985
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Build on nearly 50 years of successful use of the General Plan to preserve the rural nature of Portola Valley.
  • Continue the leadership role Portola Valley has taken in promoting sustainability.
  • Foster community through support of programs such as the Farmers Market, Garden Share, and the Summer Concert Series.
Key Endorsements
  • Sue Crane, PV Town Council
  • Gary Nielsen, PV Town Council
  • George Comstock, PV Town Council
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