In the community, Bob was a member of a "Futures Council"
for the Covina-Valley Unified School
District. The council was a focus group dealing with issues such as school facilities and
student retention. In July 2012 he testifed at a public hearing of the
Covina City Council dealing with the city's
lighting district and a new property assessment. (There is even a
video recording of his appearance before the city council on
this website!) Update: Even though Bob voted for the proposal, it
ultimately failed. See the short (56 second) video on one of his
For information about Bob's personal and professional background, consult his
brief biography and his more detailed academic
résumé, respectively, using either these links or
those in the menu above.