Alan is a retired Information Technology executive from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Alan is very well positioned in the community to incorporate environmental sensibility into community decision making. He serves on the Public Works Commission for the City of Santa Cruz, the Commission on the Environment for Santa Cruz County, the Integrated Waste Management Local Task Force, and on the Board of Directors for the Santa Cruz Community Farmers Market. He is also a computer instructor for the Senior Computer Center of Santa Cruz. Alan holds a B.A. from City College of New York.