RÉSUMÉ: CHUCK BERNSTEIN

Personal Life

  • Married (Candace Hathaway, since 1985)
  • Father (Jordan, 24; David, 28, both graduates of Menlo-Atherton H.S.)
  • Resident since 1968 (at current address since 1975)


Career

  • CEO/Fouunder, Early Learning Institute (child care, private schools), 1982-Present
  • Principal, Interlink Associates (business consulting), 1979-1985
  • Founding Business Manager, TheatreWorks Theater Company, 1974-1983
  • Vice President, MAC Inc. (business consulting*), 1974-1979
  • General Manager, Behavioral Research Laboratories, Language Division, 1970-1972

Education

  • MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1974
  • Ph.D., Languages and Linguistics, Stanford University, 1974
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1968
  • Certificat, l’Université de Strasbourg, France, 1966


Volunteer Service

  • Board Member/Treasurer, Ring the Bell Fund, 2012-2017
  • Boy Scout Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 57, 2003-2010
  • Menlo-Atherton H.S. Water Polo, Scoring Desk, 2006-2009
  • Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack 185,1994-2010
  • Sea Scout Charter Liaison, Elks Lodge, 2000-2012
  • A.Y.S.O. Soccer Coach, 1994-2004
  • Little League Baseball, 1998-2003


Civic Responsibilities

  • Member, San Mateo County Countywide Oversight Board [RDA Dissolution], 2018-
  • Director (elected), Menlo Park Fire Protection District, 2013-Present; President (2018)
  • MPFPD CERT Advisory Board, 2013
  • CERT District 28 (Willows) Steering Committee, 2013-2015
  • City of Menlo Park Budget Advisory Committee, 2005
  • City of Menlo Park Child Care Task Force, 2003
  • City of Menlo Park Residential Review Task Force, 2000-2001
  • 4 Cs of Santa Clara County Advisory Committee, 1993-1996
  • San Mateo County Child Care Task Force, 1992-1995
  • Founder, Citizen’s Patrol (Willows Neighborhood Anti-Crime Team), 1991-1993
  • Member, Just Us (East Palo Alto Anti-Crime Citizen Action Group), 1990-1993
  • City of Cupertino Child Care Task Force, 1990-1992
  • Governor’s Appointee, Special Education Commission, 1977-1984 (Chair, 1982-83)


*Primary consultant for the installation of Menlo Park’s budgeting system, 1975-1977