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 lived the Hollywood life for 20+ years as Live/Multi-Camera Television Production Associate Director, Production Supervisor and member of the Directors Guild of America. Her production skills easily translated to work as a community organizer specializing in bicycling recreation and sport, bringing world class racing to Downtown LA, Griffith Park, across the County and all of Southern California for well over a decade producing 200+ events to date.
Her love of sports and dedication, Dot reached the pro-elite level of bicycle racing earning a gold medal in mountain biking at the World Masters Games in 2005. She has taken her experience to the community and is an experienced bicycling and pedestrian safety educator certified by the League of American Bicyclists in Washington D.C. She is a leading instructor of Bike Metro Traffic Skills Program working with local advocacy organizations, Bike San Gabriel Valley and LA County Bicycle Coalition, as well as youth Walk ‘N Rollers Bike-Pedestrian Safety programs for schools and community events. She also currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the California Bicycle Coalition.
Recognized as an advocate for environmental issues in the Arroyo Seco, 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, a diverse partnership of residents, cities, local business owners, faith and community leaders, health and environmental justice organizations, and recreation and conservation groups that are working to permanently protect the San Gabriel Mountains and Rivers. Dot is looking forward to creating inspiring programs for youth environmental education and civic engagement supported by the Leadership Academy.
Term Expires 2019
Phone: (626) 765-4275
Arron Tschida was born and raised in Indiana then moved to Southern California in 1994 to serve in the United States Marine Corps. During his service he was trained as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After 14 years of service, he began his consulting business for military and law enforcement. Arron continues his business activities as an executive level leader and strategist. Arron has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. He is currently completing his Master of Business Administration at Pepperdine University.
He is active in the community as a participant with the Altadena Crest Trail Restoration Working Group and the Altadena Cub Scouts Pack 1 as the Cub Master. He is active at local schools and participates in community committees to improve safety for pedestrians and children. He is an active trail hiker and runner and enjoys supporting his wife, Mari, an accomplished ultra-endurance trail runner. 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.