About - My Experience

Council and Regional Roles

  • Mayor, December, 2012 to Present
  • Councilmember, 2008 - 2012, including Mayor Pro Tem from 2009
  • President, Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority
  • President for 2017-18, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Member of the Monterey County Mayor's Association (chair from 2013 -2014)
  • Member of the Monterey County Mayor's Selection Committee (chair from 2013 - 2014)
  • Representive to the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA), Alternate
  • Council Liaison to the Economic Development Committee
  • Former Board Member, Monterey County Airport Land Use Commission (2013 - 2017)
  • Former Council Liaison to the Planning Commission and to the Architectural Review Board

Activities in Pacific Grove

  • Former member, Beautification and Natural Resources Committee (Trees for PG, Tree Permit update, recycling education, seal policy.)
  • Member of PG Rotary
  • Volunteer: Good Old Days, July 4 in the Park, PG Auto Rally
  • Homeowner in PG since 2003.
  • Veteran of HRC, ARB, Planning Commission, and City Council processes during a remodel
  • Recreational photographer.
  • Assistant and webmaster for my wife in her art.  Check out CherylKampe.com

Industry Experience

  • 35 years with Hewlett-Packard Company and Agilent Technologies in senior management roles
  • Most recent position: Director of Customer and Quality Operations (now retired)
  • Led Environmental, Health, and Safety Management (Recognized as #5 on list of top 100 global corporations for environmental responsibility)
  • Led process and product quality programs
  • Established Customer and Client satisfaction programs - Our company consistently led competitors
  • Prior positions included Group Marketing Manager, Corporate Marketing Services Manager, Division Marketing Manager
  • Served triple duty as a function transition lead during the separation of Agilent Technologies from Hewlett-Packard Company: Marketing, Sales, plus Branding and Labeling Transitions

Other Experience

  • Member of the San Jose Downtown Redevelopment Committee, 1980 - This committee transformed the seedy heart of the town into an attractive place to visit, while retaining the historic assets of the city.
  • 3 years service with the U.S. Navy; Vietnam era veteran
  • Education: M.I.T. graduate degrees in Engineering and Business