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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 25

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David Cohen

Governing Board Member, Berryessa Union School District
17,047 votes (13.82%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Build party capacity in Santa Clara County to win elections
  • Recruit candidates that represent the diversity of Silicon Valley
  • Make Santa Clara County a leader in environmental policy

Experience

Experience

Profession:Trustee, Berryessa Union School District/Engineer
Engineering Manager, Lam Research (2000–current)
Governing Board Member, Berryessa Union School District — Elected position (2006–current)
Commissioner, San Jose Library Commission — Appointed position (2002–2007)

Education

University of California, Berkeley PhD, Chemical Engineering (1996)
Cornell University BS, Chemical Engineering (1990)

Biography

I have been a leading member of the Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee for 24 years. During those years, I have served the party in a number of capacities, including as Parliamentarian and Communications Director for 16 years. I built the local party's communications infrastructure, including the website, email system, and volunteer database. I represent the county as a delegate to the state party and served 4 years as a member of the California Democratic Party Executive Board.

In parallel, I have been serving my community as a local leader. I served 6 years as a member and chair of the San Jose Library Commission. In 2006, I was elected to the Berryessa School Board, and have been reelected 3 times since then. This year, I am a candidate for the San Jose City Council in District 4, which covers Alviso, Beryessa, Orchard, and North San Jose.

My background and platform can be found at electdavidcohen.com

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