Dave serves on Beth Israel’s Security Committee. Professionally he is a 25-year Naval Officer and is the Program Manager for Undersea Communications and Integration at NAVWAR. Dave holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an Engineer’s degree in Naval Architecture from MIT, and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He also participated in a fellowship in International Relations at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Dave and his wife, Su-Yen, rejoined Beth Israel when they returned to San Diego in 2013. From 1998 to 2004, when they first lived in San Diego, they participated in programs at Beth Israel for young couples and interfaith families. Their son was Bar Mitzvahed at Beth Israel, was a madrichim, and graduated from the Lee & Frank Goldberg Family Religious School. Their daughter attended the Bill and Sid Rubin Preschool, participated in the children’s choir, and attends the Lee & Frank Goldberg Family Religious School. Dave and his family live in University City. As they have moved around the country, Dave and his family have participated in congregations in Detroit, Park City, Boston, Los Altos, and Bremerton.