COMMUNITY SERVICE

Communications Coordinator for two successful political campaigns, Palm Desert City Council, 2006 and 2008.

Appointed by Mayor Dick Murphy to the City of San Diego Science and Technology Commission, 2000 – 2006.

Member, San Diego Foundation Science and Technology Working Group, 2000 – 2003; San Diego Regional Technology Alliance Board of Directors, 1998 – 2001; San Diego Smart Growth Committee, 2002 – 2003.

Advisory Committee Member: Association for Community Networking, United Way Information Highway Committee, San Diego Regional Data Sharing Forum, KPBS Internet Usage Committee, San Diego Smart Growth Employment and Economic Development Committee.

Graduate, LEAD San Diego, 1995. Committee Chair, LEAD Seminar on Education, 1998. Member, LEAD Marketing and Strategic Planning Committee, 2005 – 2006.

Contributor, Nonprofit Quarterly and TechSoup.

Advisor to the Children’s Partnership of Santa Monica on their Strategic Audit of Online Content for Low-Income Communities.

Edited and contributed to the Smart Communities Guidebook published by CALTRANS and the International Center for Communications at San Diego State University.

Editorial published, Bridging the digital divide in San Diego, San Diego Union-Tribune, July 13 1999. Later cited in Technicolor: Race, Technology and Everyday Life,  Alondra Nelson, Thuy Linh N. Tu, Alicia Headlam Hines, eds. New York University Press, 2001.

Founder and Co-Chair, San Diego Community Technology Group.

Founder, San Diego Community listserve.

Instructor, Graphic Design and Production Management, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Film and Video Division.