Census Tract 4603.01 is the Northwestern section of Altadena bordered on the west roughly by the Arroyo Seco or the Pasadena City limits thereabout; by Altadena Drive on the south; by Fair Oaks Avenue on the east and along a line following Chiquita Canyon to the transmission lines; and along the transmission lines on the north which border the Angeles National Forest.
Dorothy “Dot” Wong was born and raised in Hawaii then moved to Los Angeles in 1983 to attend college at Loyola Marymount University earning a Bachelors degree in Communications and Business Administration in ’88.
She worked in Hollywood for 20+ years as Live/Multi-Camera Television Production Associate Director, Production Supervisor and is an active member of the Directors Guild of America.
Her production skills translated easily to community organizer specializing in bicycling advocacy, recreation and sport, bringing world class bicycle racing to Los Angeles and to all of Southern California for well over a decade producing 200+ events to date.
Her love of sport and dedication to hard work, Dot reached the elite level of bicycle racing earning the gold medal in mountain biking at the World Masters Games in 2005. She has taken her expertise to the community as an experienced bicycling and pedestrian safety educator certified by the League of American Bicyclists in Washington D.C. She is a lead instructor working with local advocacy organizations: LA County Bicycle Coalition, People for Mobility Justice, Active SGV as well as with Walk ‘N Rollers Bicycling-Pedestrian Safety programs across Southern California. She also currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the California Bicycle Coalition.
Recognized as an advocate for environmental stewardship in the Arroyo, she was awarded Volunteer of the Year for the Arroyo Seco Foundation in 2013. In June 2017, she graduated from the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership Academy Nature For All, a diverse partnership of residents, cities, local business owners, faith and community leaders, health and environmental justice organizations, and recreation and conservation groups working to protect the San Gabriel Mountains and Watersheds.
Term Expires 2021
Phone: (626) 765-4275
Arron Tschida has resided in Southern California since 1994. He joined the United States Marine Corps and has been stationed throughout the world during his service. Arron was trained as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After 14 years of service, he created a consulting business for military and law enforcement training and support. After providing another 10 years of service to the military and the federal government, Arron decided to expand his clientele to include traditional businesses and nonprofits where he provided individualized consulting services. This led him to find a new passion in the security industry where he is able to apply his skillsets through his current employer to a diverse set of clients. Arron is currently the Director of Operations for a world-wide security firm based in Pasadena. Arron’s strong operations background is backed by a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership (BSOL) from Azusa Pacific University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University.
He is active in the community as through various community organizations. He is the Cubmaster for Altadena Cub Scout Pack 1. He is active at local schools and participates in community committees to improve neighborhood initiatives. He is an active trail hiker and outdoor enthusiast. Arron enjoys learning and educating our youth about the history of our area, leadership, and stewardship. He is a supporter of small business and believes in improving our community through diverse enterprises to better serve our residents.
Arron is eager to support the community through engaging with his constituents and supporting the local schools and neighbors.
Term Expires 2020
Phone: (424) 234-1085
You can also reach him on LinkedIn.