I’ve been active in DPNM and the local community throughout my adult life, and it will be an honor to serve on SPARC. I want to help keep DPNM strong and cohesive, and ensure all voices are heard. It’s critical to keep our momentum going for mid-term elections: I will help as Precinct Chair and SCC member. As a Ph.D. scientist and life-long public servant, I developed communication skills through public speaking, teaching, and professional publications. I have served on a number of Board of Directors/Committees from local to international level. One goal is to support, strengthen, and promote the DPNM platform as I participate in the SPARC. Another goal is to help keep our party unified. We are all Democrats with a wide range of ideas and solutions to our common problems. Unity is fostered by the language that we use among ourselves to describe our hopes and dreams.