People

We Are Menlo Park Families and Residents  

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SaveMenlo is made up of residents who believe in a walkable and livable Menlo Park.  There are nearly six hundred folks involved.  We are your neighbors, we bike the Tour de Menlo, we go swimming at Burgess, and our kids probably have been in the same class as yours.  

Some of us have lived here for over 50 years and are now retired, and some of us have recently moved in with our young families.   We're young, old, and somewhere in the middle.  

We believe in the public vision of the development for Menlo Park - the blueprint for a reasonable development for an environmentally and financially sustainable Menlo Park.  

We are concerned about affect of mega office development - that was not part of the public vision.   

We want the city to enforce the public vision created 5 years ago for reasonable,  balanced development that will protect the high quality of life and safety for children and families in Menlo Park.

Volunteers and Supporters

9 Formers mayors:

Jack Morris, Gail Slocum, Steve Schmidt, Mary Jo Borak,Paul Collacchi, Chuck Kinney, Heyward Robinson, Kelly Fergusson, and Andy Cohen

Community leaders: 

Stephen M. Schmidt, Former Menlo Park Mayor

Heyward G. Robinson, Ph.D, Former Menlo Park Mayor

Patti Fry, Former Menlo Park Planning Commission Chair

Vincent Bressler, Menlo Park Planning Commissioner

Clark Kepler, President, Hometown Peninsula Independent Business Alliance

J. Michael Gullard – Member, Downtown Specific Plan Oversight & Outreach Committee (2008-2012)

John Hickson – Secretary, Menlo Park Live Oak Lions Club

Chuck Bernstein – Director, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board

Mary Jo Borak – Former Menlo Park Mayor Margaret Carney – Co-founder, Menlo Park Farmers Market

 

Residents:

Mike Lanza, Perla Ni, David Roise, Chuck Bernstein, Stu Soffer, Charlie Bourne, Elizabeth Houk, Lynore Banchoff, Lynn Mickleburgh, David Bingham, Naama Barnea-Goraly, Paul Podesta, Peter Cook, Erin Craig, Robert Hamilton, Kate Ague, Kevin Vincent-Sheehan, Stefan Petry, Peter Hart, Diane Hart, Bruce Adornato, Kristen Swanson, Tom Sullivan, Jenny Sullivan, Eric and Sonali Fain, Don Barnby, Veneta Kanelakos, Amy Klein, Eleni Linos, Peter Li, Sally Finkle, Katie Wilson, Jane Garratt, Debbie Gerow, Mark Gerow, Robert Ekedahl, Scott Herscher, Gail Sredanovic, Holly Nash, Krist Roginski, Kathy Schoendorf, Nancy Borgeson and many more.