05 January 2017

Announcements of Two New Members to City Committees for Partial Terms

January 5, 2017

SUBJECT: Appointments to Boards and Committees  

Attached is my recommendation for appointments to City of Mesa Advisory Boards and Committees.  
1. Economic Development Advisory Board
Nine-member board with one new appointment. 
Scott Rudy, District 6. 
Mr. Rudy is a program manager with The Boeing Company where he has been employed for over nineteen years. 
Prior to his time with Boeing, Mr. Rudy has worked with Goodyear Aerospace, Loral and Lockheed Martin as a software engineer and project manager. 
He holds a bachelor of science in Computer Science from the University of Akron. 
In addition to his professional career, Mr. Rudy volunteers his time with his local church.
Mr. Rudy’s appointment will be filling a vacancy caused by the resignation of Steven Shope. 
His partial term will expire June 30, 2017.
Experience as listed on his profile  https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-rudy-39259321
Director, AH-6 Saudi Arabia AH-6 Co-Production
– Present (2 years 6 months)
Director, AH-6 Programs
(3 years 4 months)
Program Manager, Apache Block III
(7 years)
F-15 Project Engineer
(13 years)

    2. Human Relations Advisory Board
    Eleven-member board with one new appointment. 
    Mun L Kho Kaplan, District 3. 

    Ms. Kaplan is an international Realtor with Homesmart, specializing in residential investment in Asia. 
    She previously held positions and the Director of Sales with the Dobson Ranch Inn & Resort, as well as the Director of Sales with the Hilton International in Malaysia. 
    Ms. Kaplan has been a very involved member of her community whoever she has lived.  She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Arizona Asian American Association, she was the founding member of the Malaysia Business Council for the Asian Chamber Association in Los Angeles, and was the Vice President of the West LA Chamber of Commerce. 
    Ms. Kaplan’s appointment will be fulfilling the term of Talmage Pearce. 
    Her partial term will expire June 30, 2018.

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