Thomas Camarella

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Tom Camarella "is President of the Culver City Democratic Club, delegate to the 47th CA Assembly District for the California State Democratic Party, member of the Culver City Landlord/Tenant Mediation Board, board member of the Southern California Americans for Democratic Action and member of the 47th CA Assembly District Environmental Task Force. Previously, Mr. Camarella has held the positions of President for the Southern California Region of WFA/CGS, Treasurer of CGS National, Chair of numerous WFA National Committees, member of the Culver City Charter Review Committee, board member of the Labor Community Strategy Center, board member of the U.S. Institute for Peace, and President of International Criminal Court Alliance. Mr. Camarella was also a union representative and contract negotiator for 20 years and negotiated $5 billion in contracts. Tom Camarella attended six colleges in ten years without losing one credit as he alternated traveling, working and educating. He earned his B.S. in Sociology with a minor in Music from California State University and his J.D. from Western State University. In 2001, he became a California Certified Mediator.

"Of Citizens for Global Solutions' core issues, he is most interested in International Law and Justice, in supporting the International Criminal Court and protecting human rights. He also believes in confronting the challenges of climate change and global health issues. Furthermore, Mr. Camarella would like to stimulate the growth of Citizens for Global Solutions' membership to "increase our clout for a wonderful circle of cause and effect". In particular, he quotes WFI Director Scott Hoffman's statement that "Our great political challenge is to harness the widespread, but not passionately held, universalism of the American public toward the realization of a transformed foreign policy"." [1]

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  1. Fellows, Citizens for Global Solutions, accessed December 22, 2008.