Public School Parent
September 2000 to August 2022
My children have attended Cohasset Street Elementary School, Topeka Drive Elementary School, Darby Avenue Elementary School, Robert Fulton Middle School, William Mulholland Middle School, Patrick Henry Middle School, Robert Frost Middle School, Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School, Francisco Sepulveda Middle School, John F. Kennedy High School, Diane S. Leichman Career Preparatory and Transition Center (CTC) and Miller Career and Transition Center.
Three of my children have also attended Granada Hills Charter High School as our neighborhood school. One daughter also attended Tobinworld under her IEP.
Candidate, Los Angeles Unified School District, Board seat 3.
Candidate, Los Angeles Unified School District, Board seat 2.
Northridge East Neighborhood Council | Northridge, CA
Board Member: August 2015 – Present
Chair of the Education Committee: February 2016 – Present
Diane S. Leichman Career Preparatory and Transition Center | Reseda, CA
School Site Council Member: September 2018 – May 2019
Los Angeles Unified School District Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
Appointed by the LAUSD School Board as an Alternate.
Served from December 2019 through May 2021 and August 2022 - Present
Los Angeles Unified School District Special Education Committee
Served from September 2022 – Present
Milgard Windows & Doors, Production Supervisor
April 2021 – Present
Led a team of 13 operators in the Internal Glass Department during the Swing Shift. Consistently exceeded production targets while emphasizing safety and quality. Awarded Safety Hero of the Quarter and “Top Dog” for July 2022.
Medtronic (Under contract through Aerotek), Production Shift Supervisor
July 2019 – August 2020
Built a team for a newly restructured shift that reached 77 operators. When the team reached full strength, production goals were consistently exceeded. Increased focus on patient safety in a cleanroom environment.
Arecont Vision, Director of Logistics/Operations Manager
February 2005 – January 2019
Hired to transition the company from product development to production. I put into place all initial Operations and Accounting procedures for a company that now has over 150 employees worldwide. Currently responsible for scheduling both Production and Shipping, directing a Shipping Team of eight members, and fostering cooperation with other departments to ensure a positive experience for our customers.
Unified Dispatch, Office Manager
October 2003 – February 2005
Introduced process improvement strategies that increased profits, reduced rush shipping charges, stabilized installation costs, and achieved targeted objectives. Improved credibility of the database by precisely recording and maintaining data in QuickBooks. Administered a wide range of financial and accounting functions, including the development of financial statements, accounts receivable and payable management, and payroll administration.
J. B. Chemical Co., Inc., General Manager
March 1988 – October 2003
Improved inventory management to ensure material availability, increase warehouse productivity, and deliver finished goods to customers according to their expectations. Enhanced employee retention and capability, increased new revenue streams, and drove profit margins.
University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Management
1999 – 2001
Vocational Certificate, Percussion
Spring Valley Senior High School
1982 – 1985
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley, Truman Awards: Volunteer of the Year for the North Valley Democratic Club
Recipient of the North Valley Democratic Club N.O.V.A. Award.