Luke H. Klipp
Professional Experience
Education
Additional Experience
Computer Skills
Other Interests



Professional Experience

Budget Analyst, Los Angeles Metro

Los Angeles, California
February 2014 Present

o      Critically appraise and make recommendations around Metro expansion proposals
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Analyze and review board reports

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Develop departmental budgets, including thorough review of staff and programmatic requests


State Affairs Specialist, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

Los Angeles, California
August 2011 February 2014

o        Crafted, analyzed and advanced HIV-related legislative, policy and healthcare initiatives at the state level
o        Co-facilitated a statewide coalition of HIV advocates and service providers to educate state officials and providers across the state
o        Tracked relevant budget and policy issues and legislation
o        Served as a liaison to other organizations and individuals involved with HIV-related government affairs and task forces
o        Developed and wrote reports and articles on public policy issues for the general public, elected officials, other community organizations, APLA staff, and board members
o        Provided supervisory support for public policy interns and volunteers

Research Analyst, Service Employees International Union - United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW)

Los Angeles, California

November 2010 – August 2011

o        Researched and conducted analyses of financial and performance data on hospital and healthcare systems

o        Utilized state and federal reporting data to develop recommendations for union growth opportunities

o        Provided analytical and logistical support for union campaigns

o        Mentored new research staff

Senior Analyst, Board of Supervisors Office of the Budget and Legislative Analyst

San Francisco, California

May 2010 – August 2010

November 2004  January 2008

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Analyzed proposed legislation - including contracts, rental agreements, new projects, and departmental procedures - for budget and policy implications and outcomes

o        Investigated and provided written and oral reports on Board hearing requests, including development of financial models for program and policy evaluation
o        Performed City Department management and performance audits
o        Reviewed City budgets and made recommendations for revision

o        Managed and mentored new analyst staff

o        Conducted all work according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), keeping thorough electronic and paper records of interviews, documents and other materials


Policy Analyst, The Institute for College Access & Success

Oakland, California

August 2009 – May 2010

o        Researched and analyzed federal student loan issues, including income-based repayment, credit-default rates, for-profit schools and private student loans as an advocate for student borrowers

o        Formulated and promoted student loan policy recommendations to legislative and executive staff in Washington, D.C.

o        Built coalitions in support of student loan policy changes

 

Policy Analyst, International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21

San Francisco, California

February 2009 – August 2009

o        Conducted research into revenue-enhancement opportunities for the City of Oakland and Contra Costa County on behalf of Local 21

o        Performed best practice analyses and provided specific, quantifiable recommendations

o        Reported results to interested constituencies

 

Legislative Aide, Office of Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval

San Francisco, California

January 2008 – July 2008

o        Developed and advanced the legislative goals of the Supervisor

o        Considered and addressed constituent concerns as a representative of the Supervisor at community meetings and events

o        Organized public outreach and press relations on behalf of the Supervisor

 

Program Manager / Executive Assistant, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates

San Francisco, California

April 2001 – August 2002

o        Facilitated communications with constituents, boardmembers, and volunteers

o        Maintained and developed website and marketing materials

o        Assisted in annual budget development and tracked revenues and expenditures

o        Redesigned and managed organizational database of over 2,500 constituents

o        Coordinated planning and implementation of the annual national conference

 

Staff Assistant, Office of United States Senator Barbara Boxer

San Francisco, California

August 2000 – April 2001

o        Addressed constituent concerns as a representative of the Senator

o        Maintained written correspondence on behalf of the Senator

o        Filtered and referred constituent requests



Education

  

Masters of Public Policy, University of California

Berkeley, California

August 2002 – May 2004

o        Analyzed the price effects of San Francisco's parking policies and made short- and long-term recommendations that could be implemented by developers and reduce parking policy price impacts 

o        Graduate student instructed a course on California politics

o        Analyzed San Francisco fee collections practices and procedures and made recommendations for standardization and centralization to improve fee collections

 

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 1996 – April 2000

o        Graduated Magna Cum Laude

o        Received award named in my honor for outstanding student service



Additional Experience

  

Community Organizer
Los Angeles, California
January 2012 Current
o        Organized six separate community clean-up efforts in the immediate neighborhood
o        Collaborated with several community-based organizations to best leverage existing volunteer, service and financial resources
o        Maintain a neighborhood email list for announcements on upcoming events and community alerts


Host, Pub Trivia
Los Angeles, California

May 2011 – Current

o        Host a weekly pub trivia game regularly attended by 30-40 people
o        Fact-check every question in advance and develop creative ways to continually engage game participants
o        Score answers and provide music throughout each game
o        Occasionally provide baked goodies to be used as supplemental prizes given to winning teams


Volunteer, The Trevor Project
Los Angeles, California

January 2011 – Current

o        Through the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee, provide support and guidance in legislative and other advocacy efforts undertaken by The Trevor Project, which is a national nonprofit organization that provides resources for young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people contemplating suicide
o        Provide direct outreach and support to LGBT youth through various programs sponsored by The Trevor Project


Co-Director, New Leaders Council San Francisco Chapter
San Francisco, California

July 2008 – July 2010

o        Managed, recruited, and developed the local advisory board for an all-volunteer progressive leadership training organization

o        Oversaw implementation of the annual training, including recruitment, selections, and the training programs

o        Tripled annual fundraising operations, added new training components, and organized marketing and outreach events

 

Co-Founder, Gay for Good - San Francisco

San Francisco, California

October 2009 – July 2010

o        Organized monthly community service mobilizations

o        Grew chapter membership and solicited additional resources

 

Boardmember, Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club

San Francisco, California

September 2003 – July 2010

o        Organized candidate and ballot proposition presentations

o        Developed guidelines that increased the Board’s diversity

o        Distributed slate cards and registered voters every election

 

Candidate, Democratic County Central Committee

San Francisco, California

January 2008 – June 2008

o        Developed email, website, and social networking tools

o        Fundraised over $10,000, exceeding my campaign goal

o        Coordinated volunteers for a phone-bank of 2,000 likely voters

o        Received the most votes of any first-time candidate on the ballot

 

President, San Francisco Young Democrats

San Francisco, California

July 2006 – July 2008

o        Implemented the first major annual fundraising event, quadrupled annual fundraising, and added community service activities

o        Recruited the organization’s largest and most diverse board


Computer Skills


Microsoft Office

Mac OS

QuickBooks

SPSS

Adobe Acrobat



Other Interests


Stage Performance

Singing
Tennis
Bicycling
Breadmaking

Baking desserts
Writing



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