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Soccer, Sport League, AYSO, USSF, YSA, Referee, Trainer, Instructor, Administrator, Safe Haven, Volunteers, Youth League, Policies Procedures, Policy, Children, Sports, Recreation, Team, League, Child Safety, Player Safety, Volunteer Management

Expert Witness No.1113

California

EXPERIENCE

   
SOCCER REFEREE & ADMINISTRATOR
1982 - present
•    USSF Referee (1995 - 2009)
•    AYSO, National Referee
•    AYSO, Advanced Referee Assessor
•    AYSO, Advanced Referee Instructor
o    Trains and certifies AYSO Referees
o    Trains and certifies AYSO volunteers on AYSO policy and Safe Haven
•    AYSO, Area Referee Director of Instruction (1999 –  2003)
o    Coordinated and conducted referee training programs throughout the West Side, Central, and South Central Los Angeles and surrounding communities
•    AYSO, Regional Referee Administrator (1996 – 1999)
o    Responsible for all aspects of referee program in Santa Monica, CA
   
CITY OF SANTA MONICA – Santa Monica, CA
Internet Systems Analyst, 1992 – present
•    Coordinates 45 departmental web content managers
•    Responsible for on-line government services delivered via Internet and Intranet
•    Created City of Santa Monica Web Site
•    Frequent speaker on technology and public policy

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE – Santa Monica, CA
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science and Information Systems, 1997 – present

MCS REHABILITATION – Los Angeles, CA
Controller, 1990 – 1992
•    Reported to Managing Partner

WAHL INSTRUMENTS, INC. – Culver City, CA
Aerospace Projects Manager, 1988 – 1989
•    Reported to President and Chief Executive Officer
•    Responsible for aerospace business segment
•    International marketing support
•    MIS Manager

HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY – El Segundo, CA
Sr. Project Engineer, Space Strategic Systems 1978 – 1988
•     Design and manufacture of civilian and military space borne electronic subsystems
•    Individual projects budgeted over $10 Million
•    Computer Aided Design Center Management
•    VLSI circuit design
•    Computer Aided Design Methodology Development

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Pasadena, CA
Software Consultant 1977 – 1981
•    Developed operating systems for imbedded microprocessor systems
•    Developed real time data collection software on RT-11 systems

Les McCann, Ltd. - Beverly Hills, CA
Road Manager 1975 – 1976
•    Responsible for equipment transportation, maintenance, and technical aspects of performances on live tours.

EDUCATION

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Master of Business Administration, 1981 – 1984
    Concentration in Marketing, Hughes Aircraft MBA Fellow.

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
    Bachelor of Science, Engineering, 1973 – 1979
    Concentration in Computer Engineering, Vice President of UCLA Water Ski Club
 
COMMITTEES
•    Santa Monica AYSO Executive Board (1996 - 1999)
•    North Hills AYSO Board (2006 - present)
•    Chairman, District Advisory Committee on Instructional Technology, Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District (1993 – 2002) 
o    School Board appointment to chair technology oversight committee
o    Conducted public hearings, investigated, and recommended on policy issues
o    Created and maintained School District Technology Use Plan
o    Recommended technology budget enhancements to School Board
•    Treasurer, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, California (1994 – 1997)
•    Southern California Governments Internet Users Group Steering Committee (1995 – 1996)

PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS - Available Upon Request

SPEECHES, TALKS, & PANELS
•    “An Institutional Fiber Optic Network (I-Net),” Public Technology Institute, Congress for Technology Leadership, Portland, Oregon, April 13, 2005
•    “Planning and the Digital World,” California Chapter of the American Planning Association Annual Conference, San Diego, California, October 8, 2002
•    “Managing Your Municipal Web Site,” California Association of Public Information Officials Annual Conference, Shell Beach, California, April 24 & 25, 2002.
•    “E-mail Push and the World Wide Web” and “Streaming Video, Council Meetings Live on the Web,” 2001 Web Forum and E-Government Seminar, California Association of Public Information Officials “Crime Prevention On-line: Making Your Web Site Work Harder,” California Crime Prevention Officers’ Association, 2001 Southern Chapter Conference, April 26, 2001
•    “Putting in Your 2 Cents, On-line!,” Digital Government 2000 Principal Investigators Workshop, Los Angeles, California, May 2000
•    “The Future of E-Government,” Palm Springs, California, California Association of Public Information Officials Annual Conference, April, 2000
•    “Technology in Municipal Government,” Ventura, California, MMASC Ventura County Chapter Monthly Meeting, January 27, 2000
•    “Citizen Access to the Web-enabled Government: Technologies for Public Engagement,” Third Annual Southern California Executive Leadership Forum, Pasadena, California, August 18, 1999
•    “Connecting People, Business, and Government with Technology,” Lyons International, Santa Monica Chapter, Santa Monica, California, August 5, 1999 
•    “Delivering Services Electronically,” Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon, Santa Monica, California, January 11, 1999 
•    “Delivering City Services Through the World Wide Web,” Connecting Electronically With Your Constituents, City of Los Angeles Information Technology & General Services Committee, Los Angeles, California, November 13, 1997 
•    “The Virtual City Hall – Challenges and Opportunities of the Internet for Municipal Management,” MMASC Annual Conference, Ventura, California, August 7, 1997 
•    “Electronic Delivery of City Information and Services,” Y’s Men Club, Santa Monica, California, January 28, 1997 
•    “Local Government on the Internet,” Transforming Local Government Conference, Long Beach, California, May 19, 1996
•    “Communicating With Your Public Through Technology,” California Society of Municipal Financial Officers Annual Conference, Pleasanton, California, February 25, 1997 
•    “HTML and the World Wide Web, No Big Thing” or “How to Create a Home Page on the Internet and HTML,” California City Clerks Conference, Santa Barbara, California, April 26, 1996 
•    “Politics of Doing a Web Site,” Southern California Government Internet Users Group Workshop, Lakewood, California, April 25, 1996 
•    “Community Building and Access,” Electronic Government: Opportunities in Conducting the People’s Business on the Internet, Association of Bay Area Governments Conference, San Jose, California, April 19, 1996 
•    “CityLink and the Internet Superhighway,” League of California Cities Public Works Officers Institute, San Diego, California, March 13, 1996 
•    “Using Electronic Delivery of Government Information for Better Contact with the Community,” 3CMA Mini Conference, Moreno Valley, California, December 7, 1995 
•    “Public Access,” The Greater Southern California Government & Business Tech Expo, Los Angeles, California, September 27, 1995 
•    “Electronic Democracy in Santa Monica, The Public Electronic Network,” The 1995 Municipal Information Systems Administrators Conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 9, 1995 
•    “Electronic Democracy in Santa Monica: The Public Electronic Network,” Technology in Government Week, Ottawa, Ontario, October 26, 1994 
•    “Serving Communities Through Technology,” League of California Cities Community Services Conference, Sacramento, California, April 15, 1994
•    “Who Will Pay?,” invited testimony delivered to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce at a public hearing titled “Telecommunications to Serve the Cities: Universal Service in Urban America,” Los Angeles, California, February 16, 1994 
•    “Electronic Democracy in Santa Monica,” Community Information Technology Forum, Pasadena, California, December 3, 1993 
•    “Ask the Expert: Technical Assistance for Creating Services That Utilize Technology,” Connections: Telecommunications & Human Needs (Alliance for Public Technology Workshop), Culver City, California, September 28, 1993, San Diego, California, September 30, 1993, San Francisco, California, October 20, 1993, Sacramento, California, October 22, 1993 

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