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Congratulations To Our New Mayor
I wish the very best to Marie Gilmore as
Alameda View Episode 1 Features Jean Sweeney and Doug deHaan
Here is the link http://vimeo.com/16338572 to view Episode 1 of the
Historical Alameda Theater Complex & Parking Garage
The Alameda Theater Complex has been very successful in the economic rejuvenation of the downtown Park Street district. This is exactly what our Economic Development Commission (EDC) envisioned.
Alameda Youth Sports
The City of Alameda must be directly and continuously involved to ensure that we are totally committed to the needs of the Alameda sports community.
Get The Facts Straight
Don't let SunCal buy the election.
Rally To Denounce Alameda Firefighter Local 689 Malicious And Damaging "Hit" Letter
I would like to thank all of my supporters for rallying at a moments notice to denounce the actions of Alameda Firefighter Local 689. As many of you know, the firefighters union mailed a malicious letter riddled with lies accusing me of wanting to privatize ambulance service in Alameda.
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
I am proud to say Alameda voters have twice elected me to city council. I feel it is necessary that I run for Mayor because the next four years are critical for Alameda...
I'm Doug deHaan...
a life-long Alamedan. I was raised in the Woodstock Homes
neighborhood in the West End of Alameda. I attended Longfellow
Elementary and Encinal High School. I met my wife, Gail,
while attending Encinal High School. Gail was raised in
the North Side of Alameda. We have two children, five grandchildren,
and all reside in Alameda. Iím proud to say that our grandchildren
are fifth generation Alamedanís. Both my daughter and daughter-in-law
teach for the Alameda Unified School District.
After graduating from high school I was accepted into the apprenticeship
at the Alameda Naval Air Station. That was the beginning
of a long career, which spanned over 36 years. I progressively
built my professional career and served in many capacities
until the base closed. I held many key positions while at
the Naval Air Station from Budget Director, Production Superintendent
and Transition Personnel Director. I was responsible for
budgets (operations and material) that exceeded $500 million
and the direct oversight of a workforce of over one thousand
employees. Attached you will find a detailed list of my
professional career, experience and education.
Upon leaving the Alameda Naval Air Station, I was directly involved
in bringing new tenants to Alameda Point. One company was
CalStart, which was involved in the development of electric
vehicle technology. The other two companies were Alameda
Aerospace and Advanced Turbine Technologies. I served as
the Chief Operating Officer and business consultant for
both of these companies.
1990, along with former Mayor Chuck Corica, I became directly
involved in the retention of the Naval Air Station at local,
state and federal levels. I served in the capacity as the
Base Retention Chairman for the City of Alameda. This was
my renewed commitment to continue to serve the community
and the base conversion process. The subsequent closure
of the base had major economic ramifications for our community
and continues to be one of the foremost economic problems
the City of Alameda faces today. I served as the Base Reuse
Chairman (sub committee) for the Base Reuse and Advisory
Group (BRAG). The BRAG developed the Community Reuse Plan,
which has been the guiding document for base conversion.
Thereafter, I served on the Economic Development Commission
as a member and chairperson where the key focus was on retail/commercial
economic development within the city. This led to my election
as your councilmember, which I am now serving my second term in the capacity of Vice Mayor.