Grape Street Park is available
as a leash-free dog park today because home-owners and dog-owners
came together in a forum that I chaired.
I worked with City Council
to establish this foot trail that connects Grape St. to 28th St.
Park. Residents are able to pass without disturbing the natural
habitat of the canyon.
Recycling: One of the things
that works in Golden Hill. I currently chair the Golden Hill Recreation
Council, which works because its $10,000 budget comes in large
part from recycling.
TOT LOT: While I was chair of
the GHRC, I approved the project to replace an outdated metal
teeter-totter and chain-length swing-set with a safe, ergonomic
and well-designed play area.
Public art commissioned from
Girl Scout Troop 3232 in
partnership with Studio Maureen and the GHRC while I was chair.
I secured a new kiln for the
While I was Parks Chairperson
for the Greater Golden Hill Planning Committee,
we established the Golden Hill Community Garden.
I served on the Event Transportation
Management Plan Board that established the traffic plan for the
ballpark downtown redevelopment. The work is a model for smart
I served as a federal safety
officer when I worked at the Metropolitan Correctional Center.
I was responsible for the federal facility’s compliance
with all environmental and safety regulations.
I was also a member of the Federal Safety Council.
Like many in our district and
our city, I proudly served in the United States Navy.