Experience

My Career

  • Small business owner for over 25 years, working to solve complex problems and negotiating creative, mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Manages product distribution and works with manufacturers to implement custom solutions

  • B.S. in Economics from University of Wisconsin - Madison

Boulder Boards & Community Engagement

Boulder Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) | 2020 - present

Boulder Member | City of Boulder, CO

  • Appointed by Boulder City Council to a 5-year term

  • Advise City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department on the acquisition, construction and maintenance of city park property

  • Coordinate policy on the development and use of parks and recreation centers

  • Approve expenditures for the Permanent Park and Recreation Fund.

Downtown Boulder Community Initiatives Board (DBCI) | 2020 - present

Boulder Member | Boulder, CO

  • Selected to serve on Downtown Boulder Board with fellow community members and business owners

  • Advise and collaborate on programs and policies that support downtown Boulder

Boulder Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) | 2017-2020

Boulder Member | City of Boulder, CO

  • Appointed by Boulder City Council

  • Advise and provide recommendations regarding redevelopment issues and programs within the city’s urban renewal area

Capital Tax Renewal Advisory Committee | 2017

Advisory Committee | City of Boulder, CO

  • City of Boulder working group to develop a funding package for inclusion in the 2017 ballot

  • Broad planning on capital improvement projects and financing

  • Secured funding for facilities such as Scott Carpenter Pool, North Boulder Library, Meals on Wheels, Growing Gardens, Community Cycles and the Relocation of Fire Station 3

Chautauqua Access Management Plan Community Working Group (CAMP) | 2016

Boulder, CO

  • Provided feedback to city staff on the development of a pilot program for implementation in Chautauqua Park and the surrounding neighborhoods beginning Summer 2017

  • Helped solve parking and congestion issues with the introduction of the free Park-to-Park Shuttle

Boulder - Ramat HaNegev Sister City Initiative | 2018 - present

President | Boulder, CO

  • Established Ramat HaNegev, Israel as an official Boulder Sister City on August 23, 2018

  • Promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation—one individual, one community at a time.

Sustainable Israeli-Palestinian Project (SIPP) | 2015 - present

Board Member | Boulder, CO

  • Support projects that engage Israeli and Palestinian communities working to further common environmental and other interests

  • Build meaningful connections between people in the United States and Israeli and Palestinian communities involved in these efforts.