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I started my career - back before the Earth was cool - as an activist. First as a young volunteer, then as a political activist - I spent the next two decades in the public sector. In that time I ran political campaigns in Connecticut, then in Washington DC.

I moved to California in 1990, and my son Max was born soon thereafter. I went to work as head of production first for the Family Channel, then for Yorkshire Group and Granada Media and finally for Paramount Pictures where I headed up their first international production and co-production arm.

For the last few years, I have been working as an independent producer and strategic advisor to internet start-ups. I stuck relatively close to home, raising my son as a single parent, a challenge that has been rewarded by his heading off to Syracuse University this coming fall.

I am looking to get back into the world of not-for-profit and the public sector - and I am confident that organizations will recognize the value of my experience and unconventional approaches to problem solving.

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