Project Archive

Wayside Farm, an initiative of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at the Pitchess Detention Center 2015 to 2016

A consulting engagement to emerge a farming operation as part of the detention facility educational programs.

Santa Clara Elementary School 2010 to 2012

Music for Kindergarten through the sixth grade. Based on chime sticks, vocal music, harmony singing, basic building blocks of note reading and song structure; multi-grade practice groups.
*Teacher and support for arts in the classroom including music, support for special programs, sound support, coordination and general music education March 2010 to June 2012

City of Fillmore 1993 to 2010

A full service city of just under 15,000 governed in Council/Manager form.
*Deputy City Manager July 2007 to February 2010
*Interim City Manager March 2009 to April 2009
As Consultant to the City Manager:
*Economic Development/Resource Manager July 2006 to June 2007
*Resource Manager July 2005 to June 2006
*Recycling Coordinator/Special Projects August 1993 to June 2005

Ventura County Planning Commission 1997 to 2009

Appointed by the Board of Supervisors to take actions and make recommendations regarding land use and planning matters. The Commission conducts public hearings, considers the proposals and the information provided by the Planning Division staff, applicants and members of the public, and reviews the recommendations of staff.
*Member and Chair in rotation January 1997 to May 2009

The GreenSource Project 1993 to 2003

A sustainable farming project to link processes to develop and facilitate the use of urban green-waste as a mulch product in permanent tree crop.

A dairy operation in Tillamook County, Oregon.
*Farm Foreman February 1985 to October 1986

Parrott Creek Ranch 1980 to 1985

Parrott Creek Ranch is a residential treatment facility serving male wards of the court aged 13 to 19. The campus includes an on campus school facility, independent living house, dorm, full service kitchen facility and 24 hour staffing. The program’s goal is to graduate clients who view themselves and their environment with respect. The treatment modality is a 3-6 month residential stay in combination with family treatment. Education, family counseling, and residential staff combine and coordinate services to achieve this goal.
*Supervising Youth Care Specialist/Residential Program Supervisor
September 1983 to February 1985
*Shift Coordinator/Client Advisor/Teacher/Principal May 1981 to September 1983
*Childcare Worker September 1980 to May 1981

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