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Technical Inventory

HTML tools (Dreamweaver, FrontPage, HomeSite, Composer, text editors); Graphics tools (Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator); Scripting languages (PHP, Javascript, PERL, ASP, VBScript); Web Servers (IIS, Apache, Netscape); Site Administration tools (SiteServer, LinkBot, WebTrends); Operating Systems (NT, NetWare, Solaris); Databases (MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Access), XML, CSS.

Technical Employment History

Freelance Web Developer/Systems Administrator – 1998 - present
Website production and maintenance, user support and systems administration

Sample design and production sites: O’Briens Markets, Emergence Communications
Sample production sites: Tiare Property Management, Salcedo Custom Tipis, A Moveable Chef
Sample maintenance sites: Brilliance Semiconductor, President's Council of Cornell Women
Currently in production: City of Riverbank - Section 508-compliant site

Solid Technology – (contractor): August 2000 – January 2002
Website Maintenance
Maintain and update content on external website. Required writing SQL scripts to insert new content into tables of a proprietary Solid database and modifying XML templates for html page generation by Java servlets.

WebEx – (contractor): January 2001 – July 2001
Intranet Webmistress
Create corporate intranet site using dynamic html and database integration. Design site template incorporating style sheets, configure security, create sites for departments, train users on content maintenance. Provide web-based business solutions that utilize forms processing, SQL databases, email generators, and integration with applications.

WebTV Networks – (contractor): November 1998 – July 2000
Intranet Webmistress
Provide lead administrative responsibilities for production, staging and development intranet sites for Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus including capacity and content integrity. Provide primary support to all WebTV personnel in producing and maintaining corporate intranet websites.

International Network Services - (contractor): March - September 1998
Assistant Webmaster 
Maintain production and development internet and intranet sites. Install and configure server software, produce and update HTML and image maps, produce site statistics and monitor integrity, create and modify graphics and perform script modifications. 

De Anza College: 1993 - 1999
Teach Introductory Networking course (CAOS 162) which is a prerequisite for certificate in networking offered by De Anza. Counsel students on various academic and professional aspects of networking career. 

Cisco Systems - (contractor): 1997- 1998
Engineering Printing Systems Administrator 
Maintain a mission-critical, heterogeneous printing environment for 3000+ engineers. Printing systems administration for users on SunOS, Solaris, Windows 95, Windows NT and Macintosh platforms. Resolve operating system and application-specific printing issues on all platforms. Prepare web-based documentation on all print systems. Earned two Cisco Achievement awards. 

Vanstar Corporation - (formerly Granite, formerly Dataflex): 1993 - 1997
Select Data Systems: 1992 - 1993
Business Computer Resources: 1990 – 1992
Senior Network Engineer/Systems Administrator/Web Administrator 
Extensive work integrating Windows NT, UNIX (SCO, SunOS, Solaris), NetWare and Windows 95 in heterogeneous environments. Installation, configuration and support for Netscape Enterprise servers, end-user support in web-page creation and research and recommendations for web tools. Provide strategic consulting services for corporate MIS departments and help desk escalation. Project manager for technical teams, including web development.

American Express Financial Advisors: 1988-1990
Regional Operations Manager
Responsible for the operations for California, Hawaii and Utah offices including system selection, hardware installation and software training on tax preparation and time and billing systems. Provided field leadership during nationwide system conversion. Hired seasonal tax preparers and prepared individual tax returns as workload required during season.

Non-Technical Employment History

Notary Public: 2004 - present
California state-certified appointment authorized to witness the signing of official documents and administer oaths. Commission #1438559.

San Jose and Palo Alto Unified School Districts: 2003 - present
Substitute High School Teacher
Certificated substitute high school teacher for social sciences, English and special education classes. 

Bank of America: 1985 - 1988
Branch Operations Manager 
Responsible for administration of branch operations through line management of tellers and functional supervision of operations officers. Duties included audit compliance, loss prevention, coaching, staffing, and training. 

H&R Block: 1986-1988
Certified California Tax Preparer and Tax Preparation Instructor
Prepare tax returns for individuals and small businesses, teach personal tax preparation course. 

Political and Non-Profit Experience

Mountain View City Council: 1997 - Present
Mayor, Vice Mayor and Councilmember 
Serve as an elected official setting policy for the city as a member of the 7-member City Council. Represent the city on regional boards and provide constituent service for citizens needing a liaison with city government. Extensive public speaking, media contacts and written communications with public. More detailed information available at 

...a little help: 2002 - Present
Founded 501(c)3 organization to assist women and girls internationally and educate Americans on issues they face. Current work has included 3 trips to Afghanistan for projects assisting women's prisons, maternity wards and schools. Extensive public speaking to groups and media on current conditions and projects. Fundraising to finance projects completed. More detailed information available at 

California Catholics for Free Choice: November 1989 - December 2004
State Director  
Key spokesperson and administrative contact for pro-choice educational organization. Extensive radio, television and public speaking responsibilities. Built statewide mailing list from 150 to 1500 in 2 years, and gained 501(c) 3 non-profit status in co-founding organization. Amica Curae in California Appeals and Supreme Court cases.

California State Assembly: September 2001 - March 2002
Candidate in the Democratic Primary election for the 22nd Assembly District representing 425,000 constituents. Write detailed position papers on a broad range of issues, personally fundraise over $50,000, extensive television, radio and newspaper experience. Continuous public speaking at community forums and other campaign events. Earned endorsements of all major area newspapers. More detailed information available at 

Other Political/Non-Profit Experience
Village Harvest Board of Advisors 2000-present
US Air Force Space Commanders Group 2000-present
Afghan Public Library Foundation Advisor 2002-present
California State Democratic Central Committee 1997-2002
Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte Board 1994-1996
Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women 1994-1996 

Silicon Valley Women of Achievement Award nominee 2000
Secretary of Defense Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 1999
Distinguished Woman of the 14th Congressional District 1995
Alameda National Women's Political Caucus Pro-Choice Champion Award 1995
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Rights Freedom of Religion Award 1992 

International Experience:
Reconstruction Project in Kabul Women's Prison 2003
Afghanistan reconstruction delegation 2002
Cuba women's delegation 1998
Personal travel to 15 nations 

Published Articles:
The Woman's Voice March/April 2003 - The Women of Afghanistan, Returning to Life
New Internationalist June 1998 - Sense of the Faithful 

Personal Activities:
Food Preservation - Award-winning jam and jellies
TV Production - technical direction and character generation for KMVT
Silicon Valley Groundhog Club - Pennsylvania alumni 


Cornell University - Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Dean's List, Cornell Tradition Fellowship
Currently serving a 3-year appointment to the President’s Council of Cornell Women