In addition to a clear vision, I bring years of practical experience to my candidacy. With over six years on the City’s Environmental Planning Commission (EPC), I have served as Vice Chair in 2014 and Chair in 2015.  On the EPC, I actively participated in shaping the City’s environmental sustainability, historic preservation, and quality of life by insuring that we continue to build strong, family-oriented neighborhoods. 

My accomplishments on the EPC include the following:


City Vision

Implementing the City’s General Plan 2030 Update and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program

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Infrastructure for multimodal options

Transportation and circulation plans as well as bicycle and pedestrian plans


Planning for the Future

Worked on critical land-use plans for the El Camino Real, North Bayshore, San Antonio Phase II, and East Whisman change areas, and soon the Terra Bella area as well


protecting our environment

Heritage tree preservation, sufficient open space, and placemaking


Addressing City Housing Needs

Affordable Housing Strategies including annual reviews of Mountain View's Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA), Tenant Relocation Assistance Program, and the Housing Element


Long Term Sustainability 

Has a record of approaching each development and project through a lens of sustainability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create energy efficiencies, and encourage recycling, including water

In addition to my years of work on the EPC and public policy career, I am an avid volunteer, particularly when it comes to education. I on the volunteer committees for the Measure B 2016 and Measure E 2018 school bonds to fund school facility improvements and construction. You can also often find me biking and running along Stevens Creek Trail.

Boards & Experience

  • Leadership Mountain View Advisory Council Member and Graduate

  • Mountain View Public Safety Foundation Board Member

  • Mountain View Firefighters Random Acts non-profit Annual Fire Drill 5K/10K Race and Pancake Breakfast lead volunteer

  • Mountain View Historical Association member

  • League of Women Voters, Los Altos and Mountain View member

  • Japantown Community Congress of San Jose, Board Member at large

  • New Generation Nikkei Fund, Advisory Council

  • Silicon Valley Young Democrats, Member

  • Peninsula Young Democrats, Member

  • Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club, Past President

  • National Political Women’s Caucus of Silicon Valley, Member and Board

  • Democratic Activists for Women Now, Past Board Member & Current Member

  • Bay Area Capitol Hill Alumni Group, Steering Committee and Member

  • Bay Area Legislative Staffers Association, Member

  • New Leaders Council - Silicon Valley Graduate

  • Northern California Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Alumni Association

  • Northern California UPenn Alumni Association