A Green voter since I was eligible to vote, I am committed to the
full political independence of the Green Party and strongly believe
that we should run the strongest possible campaigns for every office.
believe that the GPUS must move closer to 'one Green one vote' if
it is to become an increasingly powerful political force for grassroots
democracy. Likewise, if we hope to change the system we find ourselves
in, we must not shy away from questioning it at its root. We must
move beyond capitalism if we are to ever live in a world based on
I have been active at all levels of the party, including the Green
Party of Sonoma County's County Council, the GPCA Coordinating
and the GPUS National Committee. I served as Co-Coordinator of the
GPCA Coordinating Committee. I also belong to the GPUS's Presidential
Campaign Support Committee and the Greens for Democracy and Independence.
In August 2005 I received a Bachelor of Arts Magna
Cum Laude in Political Science With Distinction from Sonoma
State University. My senior thesis focused on the role of third parties
in recent US
history and their potential for future successes.
This past fall I began my studies at University of the Pacific, McGeorge
School of Law in Sacramento. As a result, I am less able to participate
than I used to be, and am not able to be on all of the delegation
conference calls. However, I am able to remain involved by email
to a large degree. And others are encouraging me to seek
re-election despite my time constraints. So if you are willing to
with this understanding, I am willing to continue
to serve in the interests of having a strong CA delegation to GPUS.
Please re-elect me to the GPCA's delegation to the GPUS so that I
work to make the GPUS a stronger alternative to the current political
system and a living example of our key value of grassroots