Accomplishments2018-10-01T16:31:48+00:00

Accomplishments


Youth

  • Funded Safe Routes to School program and multiple “Walk/Bike to School” events
  • Launched POGO carpool app at Cupertino High School to reduce stress on parents
  • Voted for infrastructure improvement including expansion of bike paths and trails
  • Keynoted over 10 “Girls in Government”, “School Career Days” and “Understand How Your Government Works” events within Cupertino middle and high schools.

Environment

  • Launched Silicon Valley Clean Energy enabling residents to use clean electricity from renewable and non-polluting energy sources
  • Won Platinum Spotlight award for reducing global warming emissions
  • Initiated sustainability programs with FUHSD, CUSD and local hotels to encourage waste and energy reduction
  • Led student organization to find innovative ways to re-purpose plastics and reduce waste directed to landfills

Seniors

  • Approved 19- unit affordable senior apartment complex with easy access to retail, dining, and public transportation
  • Launched RYDE (Reach Your Destination Easily) for senior curb-to-curb mobility
  • Championed Cupertino’s designation as Age Friendly city by World Health Organization

Community

  • Restored July 4th Fireworks to Cupertino after a 3 year hiatus
  • Spoke at over 200 community events to a wide ethnicity range including Armenian, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, and Korean
  • Participated in cultural holiday celebrations including Baha’i, Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, and Ramadan.