About Dave Grosch

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My name is Dave Grosch…

My Family:  Married to my wife, Patty,  for 44 years. We moved to Poway from Torrance, Ca about 27 years ago.  And it was the best decision we made as a family.  My wife is retired and volunteers her time with the Poway Soroptimists.  We have two great kids, Lindsey and Alex. Lindsey lives and works in Bend, Oregon. She was a varsity softball coach for a number of years. Alex lives in San Diego and works in Poway's Business Park. He is also the Auxiliary President at our Local VFW.  Both attended schools in Poway.

Education:  Attended El Camino JC for 1 year; Graduated from Loyola University of L.A. in 1974 in Business Administration.

Military Service:  Fours years in the Air Force, from 12/66-9/70 with an Honorable Discharge.  Served in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam from 5/69-5/70.

Council Experience:   Elected to the Council Nov 2010 and re-elected in Nov 2014. Currently I represent the City of Poway on the two committees listed below:

San Dieguito River Park (SDRP) Joint Powers Authority:  Currently I am the Board Chairman. The board is made up of representatives from San Diego County, City of San Diego, Escondido, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Poway. This park extends 70 miles, from the ocean at Del Mar to the Volcan Mountain, just north of Julian. For more info on this organization check out this website. http://www.sdrp.org/wordpress/

Regional Solid Waste Association (RSWA):  Currently I am the Treasure for this association. Members include Poway, Del Mar, Encinitas, Vista, Solana Beach, Escondido and National City.  For more info on this Organization check out this website: http://rswa.info/

Professional Work Experience: I worked for TRW for about 17 years in Redondo Beach, Ca. Then we moved to Poway in 1990 for a new position at SAIC.  During my career at both TRW and SAIC (31 years) I was in the Project Business/Financial Management area managing the cost and schedule budgets for Government contracts.