ABOUT MIKE > RESUME

Educational Background

B.A - Lewis & Clark College
J.D - Hastings College of the Law

Professional History

Principal / Mediator
Silicon Valley Mediation Group 2001 - present
Dispute Resolution Specialists 1993 - 2001

Advisory Board Member
Nextdoor.com 2011 - Present

Litigation Partner
Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon 1982 - 1993

Other Professional Experience

Mediator & Arbitrator
U.S. District Court
Santa Clara Superior Court

Mediation Trainer
Stanford School of Law
Santa Clara University School of Law

City of Mountain View - Public Service

Positions Held
  • Mayor
  • City Councilmember
  • Chair of the following Council committees:
    • Transportation
    • Finance
    • Moffett Complex
    • Appointments Review
    • Neighborhood
    • Technology
  • Other committee leadership and participation:
    • Caltrain Policy Advisory Board
    • Northwest Flood Zone Advisory Committee
    • Environmental Planning Commission
    • Parks and Recreation Commission

Other - Public Service

Leadership Positions Held
  • Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency
  • San Francisco Bay Area Regional Water System Financing Authority
  • National League of Cities
    • Healthcare Cost Task Force
    • Finance Policy Committee
    • Transportation & Infrastructure Policy Committee
  • League of California Cities
    • President 2011 - 2012
    • Institute for Local Government
    • Revenue & Taxation Policy Committee

Other Community Activites

Leadership Positions Held
  • Avenidas
  • American Red Cross
  • Community School of Music & Arts
  • Friends of Mountain View Air & Space Center
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Mountain View Library Foundation
Honors and Awards
  • Giving Something Back Award, 2001 (American Red Cross)
  • Citation for Outstanding Voluntary Service, 2000 ( Lewis & Clark)
  • Award of Special Merit, 1996 (Santa Clara County)
  • Outstanding Volunteer Leadership, 1994


















 



 




 
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