Working together, we achieved many successes during my first term as your City Councilmember, including:

Stopped Perks and Pension Giveaways: Eliminated financial perks for Councilmembers. Required all city employees to pay the maximum amount toward their own pensions.
Fiscal Responsibility: Three straight balanced budgets without tax increases. Kept our water rates among the lowest in Orange County.
Safer Neighborhoods: Fought for more patrol officers and a third Police Captain to crack down on gangs and graffiti. Protected our children from sex offenders and their lawyers.
Stronger Economy: Took action against Sacramento and saved $7 million dollars in local tax revenues for city services. Established new sales tax incentives to support Orange businesses.

I am a business owner and active volunteer—including current leadership in the Community of Orange Foundation and St. John’s Lutheran Church and School. I also worked successfully to have “In God We Trust” adopted as our City’s official motto.

This record of leadership has earned the endorsement of U.S. Representative Ed Royce, Mayor Tita Smith, Councilmember Mark Murphy, and former Mayor Carolyn Cavecche.

I humbly ask for your vote and would be honored to continue working to make Orange a better community for everyone.