Native of: United Kingdom; US Resident since 1965 and US citizen since 1996.
Education: “Advanced” level Botany, Zoology and Physics
Career: 34 years in medical and pharmaceutical R&D; Government labs, University labs and Corporate offices. Retired 2005.
Activism: Desert Stonewall Democrats (Treasurer, membership manager and website editor; weekly voter registration at Village Fest); Democrats of the Desert (graphic design); Founding member and Chair of the now defunct Palm Springs Democratic Club; Volunteer on >20 campaign committees since 2005 – Treasurer on seven.
Other Volunteerism: El Mirador Neighborhood Organization (board member, membership manager and newsletter editor); Old Las Palmas Neighborhood Organization (membership manager and newsletter editor); Equality California (event assistance); Safe Schools – Desert Cities (graphic design, photography and event assistance for Rainbow Youth Summit, Pride Festival & Pride Prom); Palm Springs International Film Festival – Feature Fest/Shortfest (Credentials Manager and volunteer for other teams); Reader for BookPals Coachella Valley.
Lives in: Palm Springs CA