I have always wanted to serve my community and when I mentioned this to others close to me, I was told I would be perfect for the job because of how much I have always cared about the County. My family moved to Pollock Pines in 1976 when I was in 3rd grade. Three years later we moved to Camino to our orchard property where we lived throughout my
High School Years.
My Dad, a decorated Marine, opened an apple shed, with baked goods and a deli. My mom was an occupational therapist and visiting nurse who worked through Marshal Hospital. She assisted stroke victims through their recovery. She often brought me along on these visits. I am grateful for that experience, since later in life when my mom had a stroke, I was able to care for her. After High School, I moved to Cameron Park, then later to Folsom.
During this time, I started attending Flight School and, missing our county, moved back to Cameron Park. I often visited my parents in Camino to get back to where I could see the stars at night and the wonderful nature the County has to offer. My parents have since passed, and I am currently living in Placerville. After 48 years in the area I continue to be very passionate about our County.
My biggest concern is watching our communities change so much to where I feel we are losing our rural sense of place and the reason which brings people to live and
visit the area.
I started to attend the Board of Supervisors meetings and after watching them it feels that the majority of the Board has become detached from the public along with lacking the desire to protect what matters most for the residents of the County. The more I watch these meetings, the more I am concerned about the
My goals are to preserve those things that matter, serve with integrity and see that our tax dollars are used wisely and frugally. I hear the voices throughout the county, in which the majority want managed growth that protects our rural way of life and is not being exploited to only benefit the few. Please vote for me before our county becomes just another overgrown, anywhere, USA town that has plagued so many other