I became a U.S. citizen in 2019 after 19 years of living in the United States. I've been waiting patiently to go full steam with my rights as a US citizen! 2020 will be the first year I am eligible to vote and run for office and I can't wait to get started in beautiful Pacific Grove!
As a family we moved to Pacific Grove in 2016 because the town felt ideal to raise our children. Our oldest two attend Forest Grove Elementary and the youngest doesn't want to be referred to as the baby of the family any longer! My wife is a consultant and works from home and my mom lives with us and loves taking walks around town.
Professionally I have been involved with Cities, States and Federal agencies throughout my career. Financial and relationship management are my core strengths and I view both of them to be fundamental to the position as the City requires fiscal responsibility, transparency and collaboration.
The pandemic has hurt our city budget and local businesses. It has exposed systemic racial and economic inequities. Strong value based leadership and a fresh perspectives and thoughts are important now more than ever before.
My vision for the City is to make Pacific Grove a smart City - a city that increases the quality of life for its citizens through sustainable development practices and intelligent decision-making.
My priorities are as follows:
I will add a fresh perspective to the Council. I bring in:
I am a hard worker by nature. I will be accessible, take broad community input, apply my values and work hard to make Pacific Grove a safe, welcoming and sustainable environment for all of its residents and businesses.
The Democratic Women of Monterey County • The Monterey County Democrats • The Monterey County Association of REALTORS • Monterey County Weekly
Former Mayor Bill Kampe, City of Pacific Grove • Mayor Pro Tempore Robert Huitt, City of Pacific Grove • Councilmember Amy Tomlinson, City of Pacific Grove • Councilmember Alan Haffa, City of Monterey • Former Councilmember, City of Pacific Grove, Mr. Ken Cuneo
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