Speaker Date Topic
Fariba Soroosh Feb 27, 2018
Self Help Center/Family Law Facilitator's Office SCC Superior Court


Fariba R, Soroosh

Fariba is the Supervising Attorney at Santa Clara County Superior Court's Self Help Center and Family Law Facilitator's Office, where she has worked for almost 20 years. Prior to that, she was in private practice litigating and mediating family law and probate guardianship matters. She is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and was admitted to California Bar in 1993. Fariba has dedicated her career to access to justice, conflict resolution and violence prevention. She has been a Commissioner on Santa Clara County's Domestic Violence Council since 2004 advising the Board of Supervisors on domestic violence prevention and education issues. She has also either written or contributed to drafting 9 family law and violence prevention bills that have been signed into law. She has volunteered as a community issues mediator at Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations since 1995. She has also volunteers for Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department as a victim services advocate since 2011. Fariba has loved living in Los Gatos since 1998 and is the proud parent of three successful adult children who went through the Los Gatos school system. 


Steven Campbell Mar 06, 2018
The Better Angels of our Nature
The Better Angels of our Nature


Mr. Steven Campbell's presentation is titled “The Better Angels of our Nature”. He will discuss how our brains are able to deal with tragedies
like the North Bay fires. More importantly, he shows how our brains can actually flourish
by changing the way we think!

Mr. Campbell's focus will not be on the devastation, but on the better angels which have risen like a phoenix around the North Bay and the world.

Scott Herhold Mar 13, 2018
Writing Newspaper Columns
Winning ELC Team Mar 20, 2018
The Team's Business Plan

Member Andrew Stearns will be the emcee for this program.

Los Gatos High School Students Mar 27, 2018
Interact Club Auction


Member Tina Orsi-Hartigan will be the emcee for this event  and will be assisted by LGHS teacher Tanya McQuade

Rob Rennie-Los Gatos Mayor Apr 17, 2018
Review of Los Gatos Issues
Review of Los Gatos Issues

A resident of Los Gatos since 1997, Rob Rennie was elected to the Los Gatos Town Council in November, 2014. A Bay Area native, Rob spent his formative years in Washington, DC where his stepfather served as a General Counsel of the President's Council on Environmental Quality. Rob’s mother worked in the Energy Department, as an environmental mediator and also dedicated her professional career to advocating environmental causes.


Rob holds the following degrees and credentials:  Masters of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1991  Bachelor of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1989  Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Physics (double major), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1987; College and Department honors in both majors  Certificate in Engineering Management, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA., 1998


Rob returned to the Bay Area in 1992 and spent the next 20 plus years working in the semiconductor industry. He now works to develop products that improve solar energy technology