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Over Twenty Years of Service

Michael and his wife, Lorrene, were drawn to New Haven by the quality of the schools when starting their family in 1990.  They settled in South Hayward with their first child attending Hillview Crest Elementary.  The growing family moved to Union City in 1998.  All three of their children, Jenna, Kyle and Nathan, attended and graduated from New Haven schools.  A big believer in giving back to the community from which they have gained so much, Michael has been actively volunteering for the schools for over 20 years.  (Photo:  Michael and his family)


Volunteer work includes:

  • Kitayama Elementary School Site Council
  • Marketing Chair, Measure A Bond Campaign
  • Cesar Chavez School Site Council, Chairman
  • James Logan High School Site Council
  • Co-founder and co-chair New Haven Boosters Association
  • Vice President, New Haven Schools Foundation
  • Parent Volunteer, James Logan Forensics Program
  • CubMaster, Pack 815
  • Committee Member Boy Scout Troop 603
  • Co-Chair Measure M Bond Campaign
  • Committee Member (2010 to present) and 2016 Chairman, American Cancer Society, Union City Relay for Life
  • Member, Union City Lions Club