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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
Special District

Santa Clara County Open Space AuthorityCandidate for Director, District 4

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Dorsey Moore

Environmental Business Executive
35,386 votes (56.93%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Preserve more open space and agricultural lands for public recreation, health promotion and natural resource protection
  • Use public funds effectively; leverage public investment to raise private funding
  • Promote environmental and social equity; ensure all residents are able to access and enjoy parks and open spaces



Profession:Environmental Business CEO and Executive Director of San Jose Conservation Corps
Executive Director/CEO, San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School (2014–current)
Founder/CEO, Recycle iQ (recycling intelligence software) (2011–current)
Board of Directors - District 4 Director, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority — Elected position (2012–current)
Planning Commissioner, County of Santa Clara — Appointed position (2013–current)
Principal, Sustainability for All (a community development consultancy) (2007–2014)
Parks Representative on Citizens Advisory Committee, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority — Appointed position (2005–2012)
Fund Developer, Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley (2005–2007)
Park Ranger, City of San Jose (1994–1995)


Presidio School of Management (San Francisco) Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Management, Focused on developing communities with economic, environmental and social equity (2007)
San Jose State University Non-Profit Management Certificate, Non-profit management; budget oversight, creating sustainable funding models (2007)
Denison University (Granville, OH) Bachelor of Arts (BA) Geography/Geology; minor in Biology, Renewable energy, ecology, social justice, tropical rainforest ecology, recycling, sustainable agriculture (1990)

Community Activities

Adopt-A-Trail Liaison (Lead) in Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department (2003–2013)
Citizens Advisory Committee Member (Volunteer), Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority (2005–2012)
Volunteer Captain - Duncan Canyon Aid Station, Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run (2006–2011)
Volunteer Advisor, Clean Slate (Gang) Tattoo Removal Program (2003–2005)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Jason Baker - Mayor, City of Campbell
  • Sam Liccardo - Mayor, City of San Jose
  • Ken Yeager - Supervisor, County of Santa Clara

Elected Officials (3)

  • Joe Simitian - Supervisor, County of Santa Clara
  • Gary Kremen - Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District
  • Barbara Keegan - Director/Board Chair, Santa Clara Valley Water District

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