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Robert E. (Bob) Swanson, Jr.

 WHEREAS, Mr. Bob Swanson, a community leader in every sense of the word is stepping back from his role as Constituent Liaison and Community Organizer for the Office of Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, and it is appropriate that we pay tribute to Bob Swanson in everything he has done for the community of Castro Valley and beyond, as he exhibits outstanding volunteer service and display traits of responsibility, compassion, self-discipline, honesty, respect and integrity in the work he has done for this community; and


WHEREAS, As a leader that gives his time to many different facets of community service, Bob Swanson has been a resident of Castro Valley since 1973, and has been involved in hundreds of community events in Castro Valley serving on various boards and committees including the Alameda County Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee, the Alameda County Castro Valley General Plan Revision Committee, and the Southern Alameda County Community Housing Resource Board, as well as founding the Caltrans Tenants Organization; and


WHEREAS, Bob Swanson has served as Constituent Liaison and Community Organizer for Supervisor Nate Miley, and has championed many causes, including housing, human rights, and medical marijuana, creating a legacy of community involvement and civic concern that will long inspire his fellow citizen in the unincorporated areas of Ashland, Cherryland, Castro Valley, and Fairview and beyond; and


WHEREAS, Throughout the years, he has given much of his time and effort to fostering engagement in the political process as an active member of the Democratic Central Committee and as a result of his tireless hard work and unwavering commitment, Bob Swanson has compiled an impressive record of civic achievements, a record that has earned him the admiration and respect of those who have had the privilege of associating with him; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED BY SENATOR ELLEN CORBETT, That Bob Swanson is commended on everything he has done for his community, and that she wishes him and his family all the best with future endeavors.



November 26, 2014

Ellen Corbett
California State Senator, District 10

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