Annette has lived in the San Mateo area for 23 years with her family. She became a teacher in 1994 after graduating from College of Notre Dame with a Multiple Subjects teaching Credential. She taught on the Peninsula K-8 from 1994- 1997. Since then she has volunteered in her children’s schools in all areas including PTA board member, site council member, music boosters board member along with chairing and participating in many other committees. She has has also served on the Gate Inter-district Board. Annette participates in other organizations such as Young Men’s Service League, San Mateo Library Foundation and events at her Temple. She is currently a substitute teacher in both the public and private sector. Annette has three children- Jordan (college Junior), Aaron (college freshman) and Max (an incoming freshman at Hillsdale).