Dave is on Beth Israel’s Security Committee. He has served in the Navy for 21 years. He is a Naval Officer working in program management for SPAWAR Fleet Readiness Directorate. He 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 did 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 daughter attended the Bill and Sid Rubin Preschool and both children attend the Lee & Frank Goldberg Family Religious School. Dave and 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.