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Ottilie contributed $250 on September 27, 1999, and again on August 28, 2000. His wife, Sharon Spivak, a lawyer with Gray, Cary, gave $250 on September 21, 1999, and again on August 31, 2000.

Daniel Mazzella is a member of the board and works as in-house counsel for Zenith Insurance. He currently chairs the Balboa Park Advisory Committee. He has a bachelor’s in political science from Syracuse University and a juris doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Mazzella contributed $250 on February 17, 2000, and again on September 19, 2000. Margaret Mazzella of the same address gave $250 on February 21, 2000.

April 11, 2002


The duties of the board include advising the planning director on architectural design for development projects in Old Town.

Cynthia Furlong is the community relations director for Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town. Furlong is also a board member of the Historic Old Town Community Foundation and of the Boosters of Old Town San Diego. She is a San Diego State Historic Park board member and has served on the San Diego Historical Resources Site Board.

Furlong contributed $250 on April 17, 1999, and again on June 1, 2000. Timothy Furlong of the same address gave $250 on April 17, 1999.

April 3, 2002


The International Affairs Board promotes economic cooperation, friendly relations, and better understanding between peoples and communities of the United States of America and of foreign nations.

Ernest Mike Choi serves on the Mayor’s Asian Pacific Islander Advisory Board. Choi, a native-born Korean, served many years in the Korean Navy before becoming a U.S. citizen in 1972. He organized the Korean Chamber of Commerce in San Diego as well as the Korean War Veteran Association of Korea. Currently Choi serves as the Lt. Governor Elect for the Kiwanis International Division 21.

Choi gave $100 on December 7, 1999, and again on January 12, 2000, and April 18, 2000.

Stan Chu, a member of the Mayor’s Asian Pacific Islander Advisory Board, is the owner of O’Hungry’s Restaurant in Old Town and a partner with TVC Enterprises Co. Chu serves as a board member on the San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans and the San Diego Chinese Association. He has a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from San Diego State University, where he also attended graduate school for multicultural studies.

Chu contributed $250 on May 6, 1999, and again on May 17, 1999. Xingli Chu of the same address gave $250 on June 8, 2000.

Joseph Darby is a law professor, specializing in international business, at the University of San Diego. Darby has also lectured at various universities in Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, and South Africa. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, a master’s and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, and a juris doctorate from Fordham University, School of Law.

Darby gave $250 on July 26, 1999, and again on May 8, 2000. Ursula Darby of the same address gave $100 on January 29, 2000.

Dr. Maryann Rosenthal is a licensed clinical and consulting psychologist at Psychiatric Health Systems Inc. and at Alvarado Parkway Institute. She has a bachelor’s in psychology from National University and a master’s in psychology from United States International University. Dr. Rosenthal also earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from California Institute for Human Science.

Rosenthal gave $250 on June 17, 1999. Joseph Rosenthal of the same address gave a total of $500 on June 29, 2000.

Anthony Samson is a San Diego deputy district attorney, working in the fraud division of the D.A.’s office for 25 years. Samson also teaches real estate law at the University of San Diego. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of California Riverside and a juris doctorate from the University of California Los Angeles, School of Law.

Samson gave $250 on July 26, 1999; $100 on June 14, 2000; and $150 on August 30, 2000.

March 22, 2002


The City Public Utilities Advisory Commission will provide advice and recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager on matters related to public utilities operations which impact ratepayers and residents of the City of San Diego. These operations may include water, wastewater, or other utilities. The Commission will also review department operations and planned expenditures and assist in promoting public awareness and outreach efforts to ensure that resources are responsibly managed.

Robert Coffin, an attorney, serves as a board member for the Center for the Environment, which has undertaken water-quality issues in many areas of the United States. He was a seminar participant in the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar 2001 Environmental Law Conference, which focused on water resources in rural California. Coffin received a bachelor’s in economics from Benedictine College Atkinson and a juris doctorate from Washington University.

Coffin gave $125 on June 17, 1999, and again on October 29, 1999.

March 1, 2002


The Human Relations Commission prepares and distributes educational material relating to prejudice and discrimination and recommends ways of eliminating discrimination. The commission also processes complaints and provides a written report of its activities to the Mayor and Council.

Robert Blumberg is the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Spectragraphics Corporation and SMS Technologies. Blumberg serves as the director for the Anti-Defamation League, San Diego Region, and previously served as a board member of the Congregation Beth Israel. He received a degree in chemical engineering from MIT and a master’s from Harvard Business School. Robert Blumberg will replace Mary Laquita Robbins.

Blumberg gave $250 on April 30, 1999, and again on April 6, 2000.

February 13, 2002

Mayor Reappoints Five to Qualcomm Stadium Advisory Board

The Qualcomm Stadium Advisory Board conducts public meetings to provide a forum on stadium operations and receives public input on stadium issues. The members serve as liaisons between the public, Qualcomm Stadium tenants, contractors, and the City, and provide recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.

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