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Peter Ohtaki (MBA '87)

An interview with Peter Ohtaki (MBA '87)

Published: October 26, 2011

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What are your causes?

I was elected to the Menlo Park City Council last year. For my job, I am the executive director of the California Resiliency Alliance (CRA), a non-profit organization that brings businesses and government together to improve disaster response and recovery.

How do you contribute?

On the Menlo Park City Council, I have worked to balance the city's budget and find compromise on the city's downtown and El Camino Real development plan. mother's day 2015 Father's Day 2015 As a result of my work with the CRA since 2005, the State of California and many Bay Area counties can now communicate directly with and request donations of goods and services from major companies around the state. For example, in 2007 we coordinated the donations of bottled water and food to evacuees of the Southern California wildfires.

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