Biography 

·      Altadena resident and home owner for more than 4 years

·      Pasadena resident and home owner for 5 years prior

·      Proudly led the state-wide campaign to pass AB 438 written by assemblyman Das Williams and signed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2011 which grew out of the fight to stop the privatization of Santa Clarita’s libraries.  This bill has recently been made permanent and to this date no other libraries in the state have been privatized

·      Regularly volunteer with the Mount Wilson Bicycle Association to ensure the sustainability of our beloved local trails for all users

·      Have worked as a union organizer for more than 15 years

·      Currently a state-wide Assistant Director in the Hospital Division of SEIU UHW

·      Proud owner of two adopted rescue dogs