I would welcome the honor to serve another term as your representative on the Board of the Open Space Authority. Together we have made great progress in protecting more open lands from willing sellers. Since its creation 25 years ago, more than 22,000 acres of open space, agricultural areas and wildlife preserves have been permanently protected. We have improved our governance, brought greater transparency to our actions and opened more lands to the public. I helped lead the successful effort to pass Measure Q and we are diligently working to achieve each of the benchmarks called out in the ballot measure. The Open Space Authority has an amazing staff and it is an honor for me to help set the policy goals they implement. We have implemented programs and provided grants to bring more students and other diverse residents out to experience nature and see the OSA’s lands.