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David graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UCSB and worked in Silicon Valley for over 15 years. After this he worked in a small start up making controllers for electric vehicles. When this ended in 1999, David took some time off and volunteered for Bay Area Action and other non-profits until he took a job as building manager for the PCC, which houses eight environmental non-profits including Acterra.
As a volunteer at Acterra and its predecessor Bay Area Action, David has taught a variety of classes on Sustainable Living Series over the past 10 years. He has also been instrumental in the design of various energy programs at Acterra including Green@Home, ACTerra Green and Cool-It!. Historically, David ran the Electric Vehicle program and created the SUV Ticket campaign.
David also works as a solar PV consultant in addition to his job as a building manager.
He lives in Palo Alto, California and has participated in four California Climate Rides (2011,2012,2013,2014).