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CC Citizens Advisory Committee 2019 Interviews____________________________________________________________________________________ FOR CITY CLERK ONLY File Number: 9-2-65 Council Meeting: 05/06/2019 Disposition: Reappointed Gladys Gilliland (alternate), Dirk Brinckerhoff, Kati Miller, Bill Carney and William O’Connell Special Meeting Agenda Item No: 1 Meeting Date: May 6, 2019 TOPIC: Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Interviews SUBJECT: INTERVIEW APPLICANTS AND CONSIDER APPOINTMENTS TO FILL FOUR FOUR- YEAR TERMS AND ONE ALTERNATE FOUR-YEAR TERM TO THE END OF MAY 2023, ON THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & AFFORDABLE HOUSING DUE TO THE EXPIRATION OF TERMS OF DIRK BRINCKERHOFF, BILL CARNEY, KATI MILLER, WILLIAM O’CONNELL, JR., AND ALTERNATE MEMBER GLADYS GILLILAND RECOMMENDATION: Interview the following applicants and make appointments to the Citizens Advisory Committee: BACKGROUND: At the meeting of March 18, 2019, the City Council called for applications for the Citizens Advisory Committee to fill four four-year terms and one alternate four-year term to the end of May 2023 due to the expiration of terms of Dirk Brinckerhoff, Bill Carney, Kati Miller, William O’Connell, Jr., and Alternate Member Gladys Gilliland. Nine (9) applications were received in the City Clerk’s Office by the deadline of Tuesday, April 9, 2019; however, one applicant withdrew their application. COMMUNITY OUTREACH: The call for applications for the Citizens Advisory Committee was advertised in Snapshot (the City Manager’s e-newsletter), the City website, Nextdoor and Facebook social media platforms. SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL STAFF REPORT Department: City Clerk Prepared by: Lindsay Lara, City Clerk City Manager Approval: _____________ Name Gladys Gilliland Bill Carney Dirck Brinckerhoff J.e.b. Pickett Kati Miller Kelly Alga Shingai Samudzi William O’Connell, Jr. SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT / Page: 2 FISCAL IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact associated with this item. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Interview applicants and make appointments. ATTACHMENTS 1. Eight (8) applications 2. Citizens Advisory Committee Guidelines Submit Date: Apr 08, 2019 First Name Middle Initial Last Name Email Address Street Address Suite or Apt City State Postal Code Resident of the City of San Rafael for how many years? Primary Phone Alternate Phone Employer Job Title City Of San Rafael, Ca Boards & Commissions Profile Question applies to Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing,Design Review Board,Planning Commission The deadline for filing applications is Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Which Boards would you like to apply for? Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing: Submitted Are you a resident of San Rafael Yes No Business Address Landscript Associates 166 Greenwood Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901 How did you learn about this vacancy? * City Council Agenda Interests & Experiences Do you participate in any civic activities? San Rafael Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing (2019 Chair); General Plan 2040 Steering Committee; Climate Change Action Plan 2030 Advisory Committee; TAM Measure AA Expenditure Committee (2018); TAM Electric Vehicle Working Group; Drawdown Marin (Carbon Sequestration Working Group) William Carney San Rafael CA 94901 18 Self-employed Principal William Carney Page 1 of 2 Upload a Resume List any civic organizations of which you are a member: Sustainable San Rafael (President); Time to Lead on Climate Coalition (Co-Chair); Coalition for a Livable Marin (Steering Committee); Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (Finance Chair); San Francisco Friends of the Urban Forest (Past President); San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (public service, 1979 - 2004, including Director of Yerba Buena, South of Market, and Transbay redevelopment areas) Education: Masters of Landscape Architecture (Environmental Planning), U.C. Berkeley B.A. (English Literature), Williams College Why are you interested in serving on a board or commission? I wish to continue furthering the economic, social and environmental vitality of San Rafael--providing a voice for housing diversity and affordability, a walk-able downtown and neighborhoods, energy-efficient transportation alternatives, diverse local business development, and sustainability. Describe possible areas in which you may have a conflict of interest with the City: Past conflict-of-interest forms that I have submitted in connection with service on the CAC did not indicate any conflicts, and there have been no recent changes. Demographics (Optional) The demographic information you choose to provide is VOLUNTARY and OPTIONAL and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. This information will be considered confidential, kept separate from your application and will not be used for evaluating applications or making appointments. The City of San Rafael will use this information solely to conduct research and compile statistical reports regarding the composition of its Board and Commission applicants. Ethnicity: BC_Curriculum_vitae__2018_.doc William Carney Page 2 of 2 William Carney Thirty years experience creating and interpreting exceptional public environments. Unique written and verbal communicator, committed to collaborative and community creativity and to socially and environmentally responsible design. Skilled in project management, planning and environmental design. Successful in accomplishing complex urban revitalization. Landscript Associates, 1972-Present, Principal ◼ Facilitated content and design of interactive core exhibits for Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco. ◼ Wrote Shoreline Park interpretive signage master plan, San Rafael, Ca. ◼ Developed interpretive elements of Mahany Sustainability Garden, Roseville, Ca. ◼ On design team for award-winning urban forestry plan for Thousand Oaks, Ca. ◼ Wrote innovative environmental textbook for Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ◼ Compiled town plans for Great Barrington and Leverett, Massachusetts. ◼ Pioneered the effective use of taped interviews to involve the public in planning processes in Leverett, Massachusetts and Cincinnati, Ohio. ◼ Wrote hillside development guidelines for Cincinnati and proposal that established Cincinnati’s model urban forestry program. ◼ Wrote proposal that preserved Yokum Ridge in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. ◼ Designed competition entries for Flight 93 Memorial, Oklahoma City Memorial, San Francisco Federal Building Plaza and National Peace Garden. ◼ Designed land poem installations for multiple sites. ◼ A Citizen’s Guide to Maintaining Neighborhood Places (Interior Dept.) ◼ The Hip-Pocket Urban Tree Planter (Ca. Department of Forestry) ◼ What’s Happening on Milton Street (Landscript Associates) ◼ Cities (North Atlantic Books) ◼ Mountain, an Evolutionary Epic (Pan/Gaia Books) ◼ The Emerging Landscape of Peace (Editor, ADPSR) ◼ Articles in Landscape Architecture, Places and other publications San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, 1979-2004. Senior Project Manager, Senior Landscape Architect, Architectural Associate Yerba Buena Gardens ◼ Managed staff and budget for 87-acre showcase downtown redevelopment area. ◼ Conducted selection, negotiation and administration of six architectural contracts, totaling $16 million, and three garden construction contracts, totaling $55 million. ◼ Managed nine artworks by ethnically diverse artists, including Martin Luther King Memorial, as well as identity and orientation signage throughout Gardens. ◼ Managed highly public design review and approval process. ◼ Conducted difficult design resolution process between lead architects. ◼ Programmed Children’s Center, including a lead role in conceiving and incorporating Children’s Creativity Museum. ◼ Designed conceptual scheme for Jessie Square. ◼ Responsible for start up and oversight of Gardens operations and maintenance. Summary of Qualifications Consulting Experience Publications Public Service 2 ◼ Negotiated development agreements and conducted public approval process for Jessie Square Garage, Westfield San Francisco Center, St. Regis Hotel, Paramount residential tower and Eugene Coleman senior housing. South of Market Redevelopment Area ◼ Managed staff and budget for 63-acre high-need redevelopment area. ◼ Developed strategy to achieve revitalization without displacement through infill creation, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable housing stock. ◼ Developed Sixth Street design guidelines and streetscape improvements. ◼ Managed Redevelopment Plan Amendment process to enhance public powers, working closely with sometimes contentious Project Area Committee. Transbay Redevelopment Survey Area ◼ Completed and obtained Board of Supervisors’ endorsement of Transbay 2020 Redevelopment Concept Plan and Design Concept for new Transbay Terminal. ◼ Managed staff, budget and public process and supervised selection, contracting & work of five major consultant teams. ◼ Maintained close liaison with Mayor’s Office and Planning Department. Other Projects ◼ Prepared and oversaw implementation of South Beach streetscape master plan. ◼ Managed programming, planning, design and construction documentation for over $5 million of other Agency improvements, including Innes Avenue Affordable Homes, LaSalle Heights open space and Geary Avenue street improvements. ◼ Secured $50,000 in state funding and directed implementation of demonstration urban forestry plantings at Hunters View Public Housing and Van Ness Avenue. ◼ Drafted San Francisco urban forestry ordinance for Mayor’s Task Force. ◼ Established and facilitated residential and commercial maintenance associations. ◼ Conducted design review of landscape architectural, site planning and urban design aspects of private and public projects in all redevelopment areas. University of California, Berkeley, CA. Masters of Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning Williams College, Williamstown, MA. Bachelor of Arts, English and Environmental Studies , Phi Beta Kappa Punahou Academy, Honolulu, HI. California Landscape Architect, License 002266 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Sustainable San Rafael, President, Time to Lead on Climate, Co-Chair San Rafael CAC on Economic Development & Affordable Housing, Chair Drawdown Marin Carbon Sequestration Working Group Yerba Buena Arts & Events, Board of Directors, Finance Chair San Francisco Friends of the Urban Forest, Former President San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR) Frequent professional and academic speaker, including ASLA, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Williams College. Keynote speaker at annual meetings of the California Council of Landscape Architects, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture and Cincinnati Hillside Trust. Education and Registration Civic and Professional Activities Submit Date: Apr 08, 2019 First Name Middle Initial Last Name Email Address Street Address Suite or Apt City State Postal Code Resident of the City of San Rafael for how many years? Primary Phone Alternate Phone Employer Job Title City Of San Rafael, Ca Boards & Commissions Profile Question applies to Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing,Design Review Board,Planning Commission The deadline for filing applications is Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Which Boards would you like to apply for? Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing: Submitted Are you a resident of San Rafael Yes No Business Address 55 Main St. Tiburon, CA 94920 How did you learn about this vacancy? * City Council Agenda Interests & Experiences Do you participate in any civic activities? Not presently. List any civic organizations of which you are a member: San Rafael Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Rafael Channel Association J.e.b.Pickett San Rafael CA 94901 8 Home: The Goldman Law Firm Attorney J.e.b. Pickett Page 1 of 2 Upload a Resume Education: San Francisco State University, BA U.C. Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco Why are you interested in serving on a board or commission? To give back to the community and to help create and shape a better San Rafael for all citizens. Describe possible areas in which you may have a conflict of interest with the City: None, other than as a homeowner. Demographics (Optional) The demographic information you choose to provide is VOLUNTARY and OPTIONAL and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. This information will be considered confidential, kept separate from your application and will not be used for evaluating applications or making appointments. The City of San Rafael will use this information solely to conduct research and compile statistical reports regarding the composition of its Board and Commission applicants. J.e.b. Pickett Page 2 of 2 Submit Date: Apr 08, 2019 First Name Middle Initial Last Name Email Address Street Address Suite or Apt City State Postal Code Resident of the City of San Rafael for how many years? Primary Phone Alternate Phone Employer Job Title City Of San Rafael, Ca Boards & Commissions Profile Question applies to Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing,Design Review Board,Planning Commission The deadline for filing applications is Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Which Boards would you like to apply for? Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing: Submitted Are you a resident of San Rafael Yes No Business Address 460 Canal St #1 San Rafael, CA 94901 How did you learn about this vacancy? * NextDoor Interests & Experiences Do you participate in any civic activities? I do not currently participate in any civic activities, but now that my son is going off to college, I would like to be more active within the city of San Rafael. Kelly A Alga San Rafael CA 94901 2 Home: ( Home: The Orrell Group Business Manager & Agent Kelly A Alga Page 1 of 2 Upload a Resume List any civic organizations of which you are a member: Not applicable at this time, but looking forward to join some of San Rafael's civic organizations Education: Attended college back in the late 80', early 90's but did not obtain a college degree Why are you interested in serving on a board or commission? I feel like I have a lot to contribute to a city organization based on my career of the last 30 years in Project Management Describe possible areas in which you may have a conflict of interest with the City: No conflicts of interest Demographics (Optional) The demographic information you choose to provide is VOLUNTARY and OPTIONAL and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. This information will be considered confidential, kept separate from your application and will not be used for evaluating applications or making appointments. The City of San Rafael will use this information solely to conduct research and compile statistical reports regarding the composition of its Board and Commission applicants. Kelly_Alga_Resume_June_2018.doc Kelly A Alga Page 2 of 2 Kelly A. Alga San Rafael, CA 94901 Objective To obtain a Senior level Project Management position in a challenging, creative environment utilizing my experience in business as well as technology. In addition, the opportunity to maintain an unsurpassed commitment to quality and professionalism, directly impacting company image and loyalty. Summary of Expertise • 20 years combined experience in Project Management within High Tech, Finance, Healthcare and Energy Markets • Experience includes Project and Release management of end to end business systems software implementations such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Energy & Health Care Management Systems, W eb Portal, Collaboration & Social Media projects & both new and migrating infrastructure projects. • Solid experience in managing all phases and resources for full life cycle software development in regards to business analysis, design, back end and front-end development, change management, quality assurance testing, off-shore and on-shore vendor management, architecture, infrastructure, production implementation, support, stakeholder communications & partner management, including off - shore resources. • Additional experience with global implementations, merger related projects, legacy system upgrades, infrastructure implementations & decommissioning of legacy products. • Effective in balancing multiple priorities, projects and innovative strategies to continually meet and exceed company objectives as well as personal MBO’s. Personal Skills • Exceptional analytical and follow-through skills • Results-oriented with dem onstrated capabilities in handling multiple complex projects across many different business units and technology partnerships. • Excellent organizational skills. • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of groups and individuals, both vertica lly and horizontally, within an organization. Proven areas of expertise: • Business & Technical Project Management within High Tech, Health Care, Banking & Energy industries, managing mission critical applications supporting up to a 50,000 end-user base • Technical Architecture/Network Infrastructure Design experience • Process Development and Re-Engineering • Global Implementations of various enterprise wide portals and applications • Budgeting, Proposal Development, Statement of Work, Cost Estimating, and Scheduling • Project Analysis, Design, Development, and Implementation • Managing teams Skills Application Implementation Experience: BEA WebLogic Portal, Microsoft SharePoint 2007 & 2010, LifeRay , SiteCatalyst, FAST Search, Channel Secure, Tea Leaf, Siebel Sales Automation (CRM), Call Center, Marketing, eBusiness and Siebel Tools, Remedy 5.01, Remedy Web, Clearcase, SAP, JD Edwards On e World, Saratoga Systems, Etrade Equity Edge, Sant Proposal System, Employease HRMS, Peoplesoft HR & Financials, Business Objects Reporting, Data Warehousing, Customer Support and web-based applications, Vantive, Clarify, Visio, Microsoft Project, HP Project & Portfolio Management Application Database Experience: Oracle, SQL, SQL Analyzer OS Experience: Windows, UNIX, and Linux Work Experience Sr. Project Manager - Feb 2018 to June 2018 Bell Carter Foods/Lindsey Olive Company – 590 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek CA 94596 Responsibilities: Worked collaboratively with the lines of business as a Sr Project Manager (e.g., Manufacturing, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Production, Supply Chain, Information Technology, PMO, Sales, etc.) to manage/implement JD Edwards One World Enterprise company-wide as well as multiple third-party reporting & analytical solution software projects across various user groups. This included deploying best -in-class rapid delivery using the Agile project methodology. For larger more complex projects within Bell Carter the waterfall methodology was utilized. Managed & aligned user needs and business value while streamlining channels for product delivery. Assisted the Business Analysts in identifying audience, user groups, needs and featu re requirements. Managed full life-cycle project teams that consisted of Business Analysts, Technical Developers, Network Engineers, Security teams, QA testers & implementation groups. Delivered high value project management metrics/analytics across business lines as well as rapid delivery of mission critical business process re-engineering within rapidly changing departments. Prioritized the most important work (short-term & long term) and set tasks/milestone dates within the project plan to achieve business goals as well as technical, testing, compliance, and implementation deliverables. Worked with department managers/VP's & the business owners to balance tradeoffs among product value, design & technology. Developed acceptance criteria while acting as final release gatekeeper, provided status to executive teams as well as any third -party vendor involved with the project. Acted as the voice/representative of the projects in -flight, interfacing with enterprise leaders as an advocate for the both the product/technology & the business. Managed all change management within the organization and vendor management for various projects with contracted consulting companies & representative's. Continually worked with upper management within the business to simplify, improve, and standardize business management processes & streamline project lifecycles & change management. Managed project budgets, resource allocations & hours, executive presentations/s tatus, metrics & reporting. Sr. Project Manager - Consultant Sept 2017 to Dec 2017 Pacific Gas & Electric Co – 77 Beale St, San Francisco CA 94105 Responsibilities: W orked collaboratively with the lines of business as a Sr Project Manager (e.g., Gas Operations, Electric Operations, Meter to Cash, etc.) to manage/implement multiple consumer & third-party billing analytical solution software projects across various user groups. This included deploying best-in-class rapid delivery using the waterfall project methodology. For larger more complex projects within PG&E the waterfall methodology was utilized. Managed & aligned user needs and business value while streamlining channels for product delivery. Assisted the Business Analysts in identifying audience, user groups, needs and feature requirements. Managed full life-cycle project teams that consisted of Business Analysts, Technical Developers, Network Engineers, Security teams, QA testers & implementation groups. Delivered high value project management metrics/analytics across business lines as well as rapid delivery of mission critical web applications. Prioritized the most important work (short-term & long term) and set tasks/milestone dates within the project plan to achieve business goals as well as technical, testing, compliance, and implementation deliverables. Worked with product managers & the business owners to balance tradeoffs among product value, design & technology. Developed acceptance criteria while acting as final release gatekeeper, provided status to executive teams as well as any third-party vendor involved with the project. Acted as the voice/representative of the projects in- flight, interfacing with enterprise leaders as an advocate for the both the product/technology & the business. Managed all change management and vendor management for various projects both on-shore and off-shore. Continually worked with upper management within the business to simplify, improve, and standardize business management processes & streamline project lifecycles & change management. Managed project budgets, resource allocations & hours, executive presentations/status, metrics & reporting. Sr. Project Manager - Consultant Feb 2016 to August 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise – 8000 Foothills Blvd, Roseville CA 95747 Responsibilities: Project Manager as part of the CalW IN Covered California segment within HPE. Managed complex projects from proposal phase to project phase for Eligibility changes/logic, new business requirements from the State of California (Line of Business), integration with CalHEERS backend, defect fixes and support issues. Managed full life cycle software development methodologies, including Line of Business management, project budget, billable milestones, vendor management, developer oversight/management, integration testing, quality assurance testing, release management coordination, change management, implementation, support & executive reporting to Director and Senior Deputy Directors for the State of California. In addition, managed a major internal initiative to capture and report metrics that were part of the master agreement/contract between HPE and the State of California on various production and non-production systems, including coding, testing, support & production applications. These metrics were used to manage billable SLA milestones for each project. Tracked multiple projects concurrently using HPE’s PPM (Project Management & Portfolio Management) tool. Managed and met with local County representatives throughout the State of California to ensure project status was communicated and testing plans were in place for each individual county. Responsible for resource assignments/allocation & time management for BA’s, Developers, QA testing & implementation resources both on-shore & off-shore. Sr. Project Manager - Consultant Feb 2014 to August 2015 California Independent Systems Operator (Cal ISO) – 250 Outcropping Way, Folsom, CA 95630 Responsibilities: Full Lifecycle project management of multiple high visibility efforts involving core energy management systems operations as well as new energy technologies. Created and maintained full budgets for multiple large-scale implementations of both infrastructure & energy sof tware implementations. In addition, managed multimillion dollar project/budget as release manager to ensure operational excellence on main EMS system. FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) compliance projects for internal systems were also managed. Utilized Microsoft Project Server, based on a large scale internal implementation as well as SharePoint to manage projects and collaborate with various groups within the organization such as Lines of Business, Internal Technologies Product development, change management, Quality Assurance, engineering, integration teams, compliance, legal, DB groups and operations. Also managed vendor relationships with Siemens, ABB/Venti & Open Access Technology International (OATI). Sr. Project Manager - Consultant Feb 2013 to December 2013 Delta Dental of California - 11155 International Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 Responsibilities: Project Manager within the IT Operations group managing all aspects of Infrastructure upgrades, patching, maintenance, and implementation of new systems where needed. Managed Unix, Network, Operations, release and DBA engineers to rollout new infrastructure. In addition, worked with Release Management to support code drops for major business systems within Delta Dental. Also managed major IT upgrades of business-critical software upgrades (Citrix 6.5). Acted as 24/7 IT Operations support Project Manager for any/all after-hours issues/efforts that needed resources from various teams across Delta. Sr. Wholesale Intranet Project Manager March 2005 to Feb 2013 Wells Fargo Wholesale Bank - 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 95103 Responsibilities: Lead Project Manager responsible for all projects/releases/enhancements of ice (WebLogic Portal) and Microsoft SharePoint Collaboration Space into the Wells Fargo Wholesale Services production environments supporting 45,000 internal business users nationwide. Duties inclu de coordination and project management of integration teams and deliverables from the following teams; business analysis, software development & engineering, release coordination, architecture, quality assurance testing, training, support & marketing teams. Lead on communication to the business proponents/stakeholders/executives, managing timelines and critical path items, risk management, milestones, testing coordination and all aspects of enhancements, defects, and releases within the bank under the e-delivery framework. Oversee entrance and exit criteria for all phases of project timeline, sign off from technical and business grou ps/leads. Responsible for all documentation, release readiness tasks, coordination of game plans, design reviews, checkpoints. Originally was hired as a contractor, converted to FTE March of 2006. eCommerce Coordinator/Business Analyst (Contract) May 2004 to March 2005 Harley-Davidson Inc.- 200 Helgenberger Rd Oakland, CA 94621 Responsibilities: Analyze and Manage the Sales Lead tracking software powered by Power Sports Network and used on Bob Dron’s website www.bobdron.com . Work with vendor to enhance the sales tool where leads were brought in online for motorcycle purchases and online motor clothes orders. Work with vendor to enhance the tool and bring on new functionality to the company’s website, such as eNews letter, Current Motorcycle Inventory page, capture database for all sales leads to use for email communications. Enhance user interface, usability, and streamline sales process using additional tools. Assisted in qualifying leads and was compensated for sales. Helped bring in additional revenues for company by setting up and managing online auctions for thousands of dollars of discontinued Parts and Accessories, and other items. Set up dealership website to sell all Genuine and Licensed Motor clothes online. Enabled and managed all aspects of eCommerce for Bob Dron Harley-Davidson Inc. Business Systems Analyst/Project Manager (Contractor) October 2003 to May 2004 SBC Internet Services - 2600 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583 Responsibilities: Worked on capturing and analyzing business requirements for new Peoplesoft 8.42 web-based application to be rolled out throughout the United States for SBC. Migrating existing Vantive 7 system to PeopleSoft web-based application. In addition, working on developing Systems Requirements documents which further capture more of the technical aspect of how the application is to be developed and tested such as data migration, interface design with various web applications, and workflow process. Duties included meeting with the business contacts, understanding current business process and mapping them to Peoplesoft functionality, out of the box, and documenting any customizations/configurations that need to be completed. Documenting Interface agreements between various disparate systems to the CRM system as well as developing test conditions for QA. My areas of focus are Tech Support, Fulfillment, and Reporting. Senior Business Systems Analyst/Project Manager September 2002 to May 2003 Brocade Communications - 1745 Technology Dr San Jose, CA 95134 Responsibilities: Single Point of contact between Brocades 350 end user Engineering Organization and IT as it pertained to all business systems used within the group. Managed Remedy Web implementation along with Source Code control system, ClearCase. Managed full lifecycle software releases/upgrades, server upgrades, issue management and resolution, interface design between various engineering automation tools, managed document versioning and control, UAT, oversaw testing efforts both system test and unit testing, managed development and configuration of business software. Developed strong relationships with Director level and above to ensure success of the systems rollout, often a challenge in an engineering organization. Develope d Functional documents for the development team to begin design work, also developed test plans and cases for testing. Lead Business Systems Analyst January 2002 to September 2002 NetIQ Corporation 3553 North First St San Jose, CA 95134 Responsibilities: Lead business analyst for Internal Business Applications/IT Department. In charge of Business Process for Global Sales, Marketing, Maintenance Renewal, Channel and IT support. Joined NetIQ three weeks prior to their go-live for a 650-user rollout of Siebel Sales Enterprise software. Took over ownership of various relationships between business owners and Business Applications department to work specifically on internal initiatives and drive them within our project team. Responsible for Design, Implementation, QA and support of on-going phased release of Siebel, which includes a planned project for interface design between Siebel and SAP. Also in charge of Change Management from an IT perspective, and Process Change from a business process perspective. Technical responsibilities are review and maintenance of custom interfaces used to auto-load data from web site to business application and to use SQL for data analysis. Application administration, workflow and application resource monitoring on production environment. Senior Business Systems Analyst/IT Manager January 2001 to June 2001 Securant Technologies Inc. 345 California St Suite 2300 San Francisco, CA 94104 Responsibilities: Started employment with Securant as Senior Business Systems Analyst managing the full life- cycle implementation of their Siebel Mid-Market Sales, Call Center and eBusiness project for 150 users globally (EMEA), which included Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, and Professional Services. Responsibilities included leading requirements gathering, process analysis and re -engineering, GAP analysis, project management, managing developers, system testing, user acceptance testing, infrastructure build, remote connectivity (VPN Secure Access), end user training, and rollout. Promoted to IT Manager in March 2001 responsible for operations, MIS and support for global IT department. Managed 5 employees which consisted of UNIX, NT, and Linux system admins, help desk support, and operations employees. Responsible for day to day operations of all company equipment, security for global corporate network and change management. Reported to CFO of company. Manager of Delivery Management West – CRM Business Unit March 1999 to January 2001 USinternetworking Inc. 1375 McCandless Dr. Milpitas, CA 95035 Responsibilities: Used professional concepts to manage and motivate employees responsible for planning, tracking, and managing project schedules for all Siebel client deliveries on the West coast. Managed approximately 13 full life-cycle Siebel implementations which included professional services work; functional expertise, configuration, business analysis and process re-engineering, workflow design, system test, user acceptance testing for US and EMEA clients (which included configuration of multi-currency and Channel Sales). Scoped and managed technical infrastructure requirements, including database sizing, for hosting of Siebel in our Data Center. Oversaw technical support of custom Siebel configuration and documented future enhancement requests. Release Coordinator/ Senior Technical Analyst December 1997 to March 1999 Cisco Systems Inc. 170 W. Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 Responsibilities: Coordinated, managed and scheduled internal global releases of sales force automation tool powered by Siebel Systems. Liaison between the Support & Training Organization and the Siebel development group. Assisted developers to create sales tools that better met the needs of our internal global organization based on requirem ents gathering. Implemented policies and procedures to build infrastructure of call center. Authored Service Level Agreements between development & support organizations. Also acted as Senior Technical Analyst supervising eight Level One support analysts o n troubleshooting web-based tools, Oracle Database (ERP), Forecasting software and contact management tools. Special p rojects included globalization of the Training & Support Organizations in Paris France, comparative analysis of stand -alone sales tools, maintained internal web sites, and the global release of Forecast Tracker (received Cisco quarterly award). Education University of California Berkeley Extension Berkeley, CA Various courses toward Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Managem ent Wave Technologies International San Jose, CA 1997 Acquired Wave Technologies Certifications in Windows 95 Administration, Windows NT Core Technologies, Networking Essentials, Implementation of TCP/IP in Windows NT, A+ Microcomputer Hardware Support and Services, HTML and Internet Fundamentals San Francisco City College San Francisco, CA 1994 General Studies . Submit Date: Mar 27, 2019 First Name Middle Initial Last Name Email Address Street Address Suite or Apt City State Postal Code Resident of the City of San Rafael for how many years? Primary Phone Alternate Phone Employer Job Title City Of San Rafael, Ca Boards & Commissions Profile Question applies to Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing,Design Review Board,Planning Commission The deadline for filing applications is Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Which Boards would you like to apply for? Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing: Submitted Planning Commission: Submitted Are you a resident of San Rafael Yes No Business Address 2300 Harrison Street San Francisco, CA 94110 How did you learn about this vacancy? * NextDoor Interests & Experiences Do you participate in any civic activities? Organized the Rising Star of Oakland award for social entrepreneurship Shingai Samudzi San Rafael CA 94901 2 Home: ( Home: Looker Data Scientist Shingai Samudzi Page 1 of 2 Upload a Resume List any civic organizations of which you are a member: Currently: Rotary Club of Oakland Formerly: Chamber of Commerce, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, Columbia,MO Education: BS, Decision Science Carnegie Mellon University Why are you interested in serving on a board or commission? I have a deep passion for land use policy and urban planning, and have spent the past several years developing patented models for evaluating community needs in order to develop optimal public policy. Describe possible areas in which you may have a conflict of interest with the City: None Question applies to Design Review Board,Park and Recreation Commission,Planning Commission NOTE: All Design Review Board, Planning Commission and Park & Recreation Commission members are required to file Fair Political Practices Commission Conflict of Interest Statements, which are open to public review. [Resolution # 12129] Demographics (Optional) The demographic information you choose to provide is VOLUNTARY and OPTIONAL and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. This information will be considered confidential, kept separate from your application and will not be used for evaluating applications or making appointments. The City of San Rafael will use this information solely to conduct research and compile statistical reports regarding the composition of its Board and Commission applicants. Profile.pdf Shingai Samudzi Page 2 of 2    Contact www.linkedin.com/in/shingai (LinkedIn) asoba.co (Company) Top Skills Product Development Data Analysis Cloud Computing Languages English (Native or Bilingual) French (Professional Working) Spanish (Limited Working) Honors-Awards Carnegie Scholarship HCI Innovator Award Publications The 10 Companies With The Happiest Young Professionals Driving Cost Effective Obesity Care Delivery With Wearable Technologies The Creator's Handbook Shingai Samudzi Data Science & Social Entrepreneurship San Francisco Bay Area Summary Connecting data science with meaningful social impact. Particularly interested in projects related to housing markets, food distribution, fintech, and access to health services Experience Looker Data Analyst Consultant February 2019 - Present  San Francisco, California Best-in-class business intelligence and data science platform. Working with enterprise clients to customize Looker and implement best data practices that deliver high quality business insights. Asoba Owner January 2018 - Present  San Rafael, California Research and development of value-based real estate investment strategies. Developing proprietary data models for finding undervalued markets with high growth potential, particularly in communities traditionally overlooked by investors. ProjectVision Founder, CEO May 2014 - November 2017 (3 years 7 months) Berkeley, CA Founder and lead engineer of a clinically validated patient engagement platform for chronic disease management. We developed machine learning models that helped care providers personalize interventions based on psycho- social factors. Kaiser Permanente Corporate Strategy  Page 1 of 3    February 2013 - July 2015 (2 years 6 months) Oakland, CA Co-founder of an internal startup tasked by the CEO to develop and implement the talent management model that will enable the company to retain its leadership position within the healthcare through the transformational shifts brought by ACA. Kaiser Permanente Innovation Technology Consultant June 2012 - July 2015 (3 years 2 months) San Francisco Bay Area Served as a bridge between internal business partners and Kaiser's technology stack to investigate technology solutions to business problems, build clinical technology workflows, and help improve business processes. Worked with a range of clinical specialties. Specialized in data integration, ETL, and workflow design. Cerner Corporation Software Designer July 2010 - June 2012 (2 years) Provided front-end (javascript) UX/UI design to help clinical groups customize Cerner's Millennium EMR platform. Won a Healthcare IT Innovator award for my ICU Flowsheet app design. Also played a key role in convincing senior executives to make heavy investment in Service Oriented Architecture in order to support a wide range of present and future mobile use cases. US Department of Health and Human Services Software Developer March 2010 - June 2010 (4 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area Developed a PHP app that converted PDFs into HTML pages. We used this to convert hundreds of PDFs with useful public health data into web pages that could be indexed by Google and more easily found by the public. BDA Global Technical Consultant January 2009 - March 2010 (1 year 3 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area Grant writing and consulting for federal and state level government contracts focused on Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations planning  Page 2 of 3    Footprint Zeroed LLC Co-Founder, CTO October 2009 - February 2010 (5 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area Making carbon offsets trading accessible for B2C consumers online Education Carnegie Mellon University BS, Decision Science, International Relations · (2004 - 2008) Sciences Po Aix Political Economy · (2007 - 2007) David H. Hickman High School  · (2001 - 2004) University of Oxford Politics, Philosophy, and Economics · (2003 - 2003)  Page 3 of 3 Submit Date: Apr 09, 2019 First Name Middle Initial Last Name Email Address Street Address Suite or Apt City State Postal Code Resident of the City of San Rafael for how many years? Primary Phone Alternate Phone Employer Job Title City Of San Rafael, Ca Boards & Commissions Profile Question applies to Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing,Design Review Board,Planning Commission The deadline for filing applications is Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Which Boards would you like to apply for? Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing: Submitted Design Review Board: Submitted Planning Commission: Submitted Are you a resident of San Rafael Yes No Business Address N.A. How did you learn about this vacancy? * NextDoor Interests & Experiences Do you participate in any civic activities? Yes Ellis G Simmons San Rafael CA 94901 1 Home: ( Home: Retired Ellis G Simmons Page 1 of 3 Upload a Resume List any civic organizations of which you are a member: 1. Vice President of Board - Community Action Marin 2. Board - LITA (nonprofit providing volunteer services to elderly in facilities) 3. Elder - Presbyterian Church of Novato Education: 1. BA - Rice University (political science) 2. Masters in Community & Regional Planning - University of Rhode Island 3. PhD - Urban Planning - UCLA Why are you interested in serving on a board or commission? I had a 45 year career in urban planning and finance of low income housing. I retired in 2012. After the death of my wife in 2014 and a period of recovery, I decided to re-engage in organizations providing services to disadvantaged communities. I am now interested in serving in an area where I can apply my experience more directly. Describe possible areas in which you may have a conflict of interest with the City: I am unaware of any potential areas of conflict of interest. Question applies to Design Review Board,Park and Recreation Commission,Planning Commission NOTE: All Design Review Board, Planning Commission and Park & Recreation Commission members are required to file Fair Political Practices Commission Conflict of Interest Statements, which are open to public review. [Resolution # 12129] Demographics (Optional) The demographic information you choose to provide is VOLUNTARY and OPTIONAL and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. This information will be considered confidential, kept separate from your application and will not be used for evaluating applications or making appointments. The City of San Rafael will use this information solely to conduct research and compile statistical reports regarding the composition of its Board and Commission applicants. EGS_Resume_4-8-19.doc Ellis G Simmons Page 2 of 3 Ellis G Simmons Page 3 of 3 ELLIS G. JOE SIMMONS SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA 94901 ( PROFESSIONAL POSTIONS Senior Lender; Enterprise Community Loan Fund: Financial Intermediary and Service Provider in Community Development and Affordable Housing; San Francisco; 1998-2012 Responsibilities included overseeing the lending activities of field offices in the western U.S. Duties included oversight of underwriting; marketing of lending programs and services; and including the provision of training and technical assistance to developing non-profits and public agencies providing housing and facilities for low-income and special needs populations. Chief Lending Officer; The Low Income Housing Fund (LIHF); Financial Intermediary and Lender for Community Development; San Francisco; 1995-1998 As head of lending, responsibilities included supervision of staff in the underwriting of loans in the organization’s three offices (San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York), and management of the loan portfolio. Other duties included marketing of LIHF programs, as well as interaction with other management staff in the design and implementation of new programs and financing vehicles; service delivery systems, fund development; and on- going improvement of management structure. Principal; The Simmons Group, Real Estate Advisory and Investment Services; San Francisco; 1990-95 Clients were public agencies, non-profit and private developers; projects included strategic planning and management of institutional real estate assets, market and feasibility analysis, particularly affordable and special needs housing, assisting in the acquisition and disposition of property, managing the entitlement process for clients and arranging the formation of joint ventures and financial partnerships. A significant assignment involved management of the acquisition and disposition of properties for the San Francisco Unified School District. Principal; Sedway Simmons and Associates; Real Estate Advisory Services; San Francisco; 1988-1990 Investment analysis, market studies, management of approvals process and appraisal services were provided to public agencies, non-profit entities, developers and asset managers and lenders. The firm also specialized in assisting public entities in the development of housing plans and programs. Responsibilities included marketing the firm’s services and management of the professional staff. President; Shelter Capital Corporation; Real Estate Investment and Development; San Francisco; 1983 -1988 SCC was a joint venture partner in the purchase, development and management of properties for limited partnerships, with an emphasis on tax exempt and other subsidized projects serving low-income and special needs communities. A specific affordable housing project was the development of 200 units, and involved project planning, site acquisition, government entitlements, debt and equity financing construction and rent -up. Another engagement involved the strategic planning for debt and equity financing for the conversion of a 2,000 -acre air force base to a multi-use site. As a consultant to a major investment banking firm, SCC assisted in the design and packaging of a $100 million taxable bond mortgage pool for FHA insured apartment projects. Vice President; Questor Associates; Real Estate Advisory Firm; San Francisco; 1981-1983 The firm conducted investment and market analyses for a broad range of public entities, asset managers, lenders and non-profit and private developers. Contracts included advising real estate investment trusts on proposed joint venture investments, the evaluation and revision of multi-family rehabilitation and construction loan programs for the California Housing Finance Agency, development of work -out plans for CHFA’s troubled projects, and provision of financial and economic analysis for the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Rincon-South Beach area. Assistant Vice President; First Interstate Mortgage Company; Denver; 1978-1981 2 Responsibilities included origination, processing and closing of loans for the reha bilitation and construction of income properties, with an emphasis on affordable housing. This required the development of close relationships with non-profit and private developers, as well as other lenders and governmental entities. Senior Planner; Marshall Kaplan, Gans and Kahn; Urban Planning Consultants; 1976-1978 The firm provided planning and real estate services nationwide. Engagements included development of a master plan and financing strategy for an Olympic Training Center in Baton Rouge; planning and economic analyses for several federally supported new town ventures, and design and implementation of neighborhood housing services programs in Dallas and Denver. Assistant Professor; Department of Urban and Regional Planning; Iowa State Universit y; Ames, Iowa; 1972-1974 Taught graduate and undergraduate courses on housing policy, real estate economic analysis and the development of community revitalization programs. Research included an assessment of the impact of Kansas City’s Crown Center development on the stability and re-investment climate of surrounding neighborhoods. Special Assistant to the Mayor; Denver; 1969-72 Responsibilities included the coordination of other city departments in planning for a proposed new town -in-town, a downtown cam pus for the University of Colorado. Other duties included the redevelopment of two inner -city neighborhoods, and representation of the Mayor with the media, community groups and federal/state agencies, as well as managing the City’s Neighborhood Planning Program. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Ph.D. (1980); University of California, Los Angeles (urban planning with specialization in real estate economics and public policy) Master of Community Planning (1968); University of Rhode Island Bachelor of Arts (1966); Rice University Real Estate Broker’s License; State of California BOARDS AND AFFILIATIONS Instructor; National Community Development Lending School (Federal Reserve Bank) Treasurer and Trustee; North Bay Rehabilitation Industries, a non-profit organization providing employment opportunities for the developmentally disabled; 1988-1993 Board of Directors; LITA (Love is the Answer); non-profit organization providing volunteer services to senior citizens in residential facilities in Marin County; 2017 – Vice President; Board of Directors; Community Action Marin; non-profit providing early childhood education and family assistance to low-income households in Marin; 2017 – Elder; Presbyterian Church of Novato; 2018 - CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING Guidelines for Advisory Committee 1. Purpose - The purpose of the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is to advise City Council on economic development and affordable housing projects. In addition, the Committee provides residents, business owners and property owners with a forum to express their views on economic development and affordable housing projects. 2. Scope of the Committee - The Citizens Advisory Committee is a special single purpose body focused on economic development related projects in San Rafael. From time to time, the City Council may assign the Committee specific issues, outside of the Committee’s normal purview, to consider and receive public input. 3. Functions - The Citizens Advisory Committee advises the City Council in two ways: a) The Committee provides ongoing advice and feed back to the City staff in an informal liaison manner. b) The Committee makes official recommendations to the City Council on those items which may be considered at City Council meetings. 4. Membership - Members of the Committee shall be appointed by the City Council. They shall be residents, property owners, or business people within the City of San Rafael. While meetings of the Advisory Committee shall be open to the public, only members of the Committee, appointed by the City Council, shall have voting rights. 5. Office and Staff - The office of the Committee for the transaction of business shall be the office of the City of San Rafael. City staff shall provide all necessary staff services to the Committee. 6. Meetings - The Committee shall adopt a regularly scheduled meeting time. They shall meet once a month at a set designated place. That meeting shall be open to the public, and the Committee may have other meetings as it deems advisable. Such special meetings may be called by the Chair, or by a majority of the Committee Members. Notice of each such meeting shall be given to each member twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting, either by mail or telephone. A quorum of the meeting shall be constituted if 50 percent of the members are present. 7. Officers - The Committee shall select from among its members a Chair, a Vice-Chair, and a Secretary. Chair - The Chair shall be the Chief Officer of the Committee and shall preside at all meetings. He/she shall be an ex-officio member of all sub-committees and shall have the general powers and duties usually vested in the office of Chair. Vice-Chair - The Vice-Chair shall assume the office of Chair in the absence of the Chair. Secretary - The Secretary shall keep or cause to be kept at the principal office of the Committee a book of Minutes of all meetings and record of attendance of all members. The Secretary shall also keep or cause to be kept such other records as shall be directed by the Committee. Officers shall be elected at the first meeting of the Committee each year and shall serve for a one (1) year term. CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & AFFORDABLE HOUSING INTERVIEW QUESTIONS MAY 6, 2019 1. Tell us about yourself and why you are interested in serving on the Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing. Do you have any specific interests or topics that draw you to service on this committee? (e.g., promoting business or commerce, interest in Downtown, promoting affordable housing) 2. What is your understanding as to the purpose and role of the Citizens Advisory Committee? 3. There has been quite a bit of discussion on supporting and attracting small businesses and retail uses in the Downtown. What challenges and opportunities do you see for the Downtown business recruitment and supporting current businesses and how would you address them? 4. The CAC worked on a planning process for the Downtown SMART Station. There has been quite a bit of community conversation about this section of downtown transit center. What are your thoughts on the transit center as the City welcomes the start of SMART service to Larkspur? 5. What type of economic development would you like to see in San Rafael?