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Mayor's Public Safety Task Force Member is "fine with junkies dying"
by The Dude
Thursday Jul 25th, 2013 5:41 PM
The City of Santa Cruz's Public Safety Task Force Member Steve Schlicht is quoted in an online thread as saying
he is "fine with junkies dying somewhere else. Outside the county is fine by me."
We have serious problems with someone who has been appointed to Mayor Hilary Bryant's Public Safety Task Force
writing in an online forum (facebook thread) that he is okay with "junkies dying."

How can we have objective and thoughtful consideration of these troubling issues if one is so blatantly biased and
completely and callously compassionless. Isn't this person trying to get to the bottom of core issues?

We see that none of the others on the "task force" has any background with drug addiction services or social services at all for that matter. If this is a gauge of the thinking of these people then those folks who're needing help as they face addiction and homelessness are in serious trouble. We see a complete lack of real interest in these problems and a lack of reality based solutions. What was the Mayor thinking appointing such a careless person to this "safety task force?"

We ask for a public statement and apology from both Steve Schlicht and from the mayor.
§screen shot of said comment
by The Dude Thursday Jul 25th, 2013 5:43 PM
steve_schlitcht_s_comments.jpg
Here is the smoking gun.
§Background
by The Dude 2 Friday Jul 26th, 2013 4:46 PM
The City's website describes the task force: "The Santa Cruz City Council created the Public Safety Citizen Task Force (Task Force) to provide a platform for the community to come together to better understand our current public safety concerns and recommend actions we take to improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz. The Task Force consists of community members, business owners, educators, and safety experts and broadly represent the community. Task Force members will work together over the next six months to identify and explore the underlying safety concerns we face as a community and present their independent findings and recommendations to the City Council."

"The Task Force convened officially on Tuesday May, 7 2013 at 6pm at the Civic Auditorium."


In a recent public safety "survey" created by the task force, the public was asked to vote on safety concerns most important to them, and the list of options was strongly biased and included pre-suggested choices such as: substance abuse, mental illness, homelessness, homeless service center enabling, needle exchange, while omitting obvious choices such as rape (see: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/06/10/18738231.php)


Members of the task force included no homeless people or homeless advocates:

a. Jeff Cole, Fire Captain, City of Mountain View
b. Carolyn Coleman, Executive Director, Santa Cruz Community
Counseling Center
c. Renee Golder, Teacher, Santa Cruz City Schools
d. Jim Howes, Asst. Director Regional Occupational Program, Santa Cruz
County Office of Education, (retired Santa Cruz Police Officer)
e. Rod Libbey, Executive Director, Janus of Santa Cruz
f. Danielle Long, Social Worker, Santa Cruz County
g. Kristin Long, Family Attorney (retired Asst. District Attorney)
h. Kris Reyes, Director of General Services & External Relations, Santa
Cruz Seaside Company
i. Reyna Ruiz, Commission member, Commission for the Prevention of
Violence Against Women
j. Steve Schlicht, Marketing Director, Ezonthei
k. Dennis Smith, Commission member, Santa Cruz Port District
Commission, (retired Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Lieutenant)
l. Kim Stoner, Real Estate Appraiser and Consultant
m. Bernie Tershy, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
n. Deborah Tracy-Proulx, School Board Trustee, Santa Cruz City Schools
o. Patty Zoccoli, Business Co-Owner, Zoccoli’s Deli
§Steve Schlicht
by Who? Friday Jul 26th, 2013 11:30 PM
steve-schlicht.jpg
"Steve Schlicht is the Managing Editor and Founder of Clean Up Santa Cruz! He is involved in a number of community service projects in Santa Cruz, California. He is the founder of the Santa Cruz Bike Base, an online bike registry and community activism website dedicated to increasing local bike registrations and fighting and reducing bike theft. He is also the director of marketing communications and information technology for Take Back Santa Cruz, a non-profit group focused on improving public safety in Santa Cruz."

Steve Schlicht is a brand management and marketing communications consultant.

"Promoting your brand through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook will build your target market through effective, targeted marketing communications, as well as create a direct feedback loop for your existing customers."
§Neo-Fascist expose
by Local snot clique Friday Jun 17th, 2016 8:06 AM
http://www.facebook.com/1702984026631178/photos/a.1705348696394711.1073741830.1702984026631178/1714904538772460/?type=3&theater
§Steve Schlicht = Piece of ..it
by Another Dead Junky Friday Jun 17th, 2016 9:13 AM
sm_steve-schlicht-piece-of-shit-biomarcommunications.jpg original image (1106x552)
* The comment above has a link to "Take Back Santa Cruz from TBSC" on Facebook and the attached graphic indicating that Steve Schlicht of Take Back Santa Cruz is associated with the following URLs:

cleanupsantacruz.org
johncohencolby.com
fuckyoudeniseelerick.com
tackbacksantacruz.org
biomarcommunications.com

Steve Schlicht = BioMarcommunications

Steve Schlicht, a member of the City of Santa Cruz's Public Safety Task Force and the director of marketing communications and information technology for Take Back Santa Cruz, posted on Facebook that he is "fine with junkies dying somewhere else. Outside the county is fine by me."

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"Steve Schlicht is the Managing Editor and Founder of Clean Up Santa Cruz! He is involved in a number of community service projects in Santa Cruz, California. He is the founder of the Santa Cruz Bike Base, an online bike registry and community activism website dedicated to increasing local bike registrations and fighting and reducing bike theft. He is also the director of marketing communications and information technology for Take Back Santa Cruz, a non-profit group focused on improving public safety in Santa Cruz."

Steve Schlicht is a brand management and marketing communications consultant.

"Promoting your brand through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook will build your target market through effective, targeted marketing communications, as well as create a direct feedback loop for your existing customers."

Steve Schlicht, Marketing Director, Ezonthei

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Steve Schlicht
(831) 419-7309
steveschlicht [at] gmail.com

128 1/2 Myrtle Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Professional Highlights & Experience

Over 15 years managing corporate marketing communications projects for the biotechnology and life science industries
Strong time management skills for executing multiple, simultaneous projects
Extensive experience managing affiliate and third party relationships
BioMarcommunications
Santa Cruz, CA.
Principal Consultant
08/09 – Present

Biomarcommunications is my current consulting business. Current responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Brand Development and Identity
Corporate Communications
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Database Marketing
Web-based advertising
Print-based advertising and marketing collateral
Website development and administration

EffOne Software
Sunnyvale, CA.
Marketing Manager
06/08 – 08/09

EffOne Software is a software development company focused on creating custom software solutions for business. As they expanded into the Software as a Service (SaaS) market, they launched a new software product created to improve business processes and productivity (Formopia). I was responsible for marketing the launch of this software product, as well as ongoing marketing efforts to insure its success.

Technology Vision Group LLC
Santa Cruz, CA.
Marketing Manager
11/05-04/08

A leading business development organization in the life sciences, Technology Vision Group’s multiple brands include partnering conferences, software tools and technology, and media publishing. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to:

Development and execution of all marketing efforts for all Technology Vision Group brands, including the development of a comprehensive yearly marketing plan for all brands.
Write and promote all corporate public communications and press releases with media partners.
Manage relationships with media trade partners and outside vendors.
Creation of all corporate marketing collateral, as well as managing all aspects of print and web advertising and CRM database marketing.
Manage new conference website launches and new product website launches.
Manage the corporate booth presence and branding at various industry tradeshows.
Conference-related revenues and attendance experienced double-digit growth while I was responsible for the direction and execution of the corporate marketing effort.

University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA.
Project Manager
06/05 – 11/05

Project manager for relocation of administrative services, payroll, and purchasing departments off-campus to new location in Santa Cruz. Responsibilities included:

Cubicle layout and coordination with department heads to relocate staff and equipment.
Coordinated with IT department relocation of telephones, internet, server set-up.
Managed and coordinated third party movers and packing of over 200 UCSC staff.

Coderant Life Sciences
Santa Clara, CA.
Marketing Communications Manager
07/02-04/05

Leading provider of data management solutions for the life sciences. Responsibilities included:

Design and development of all corporate marketing collateral
Brand development including company logo design
Designed and executed company website and maintained content

Incyte Genomics
Palo Alto, CA.
Marketing Communications Manager
09/99-12/01

One of the early pioneers of genomics research, Incyte is currently a drug development company. Responsibilities included:

Developed and managed a digital asset brand management system
Designed and produced marcom materials, and managed pre-press for corporate print jobs
Maintained and developed high quality, cost effective, cross-functional, and specialized vendor relationships

Genentech Inc.
South San Francisco, CA.
Technical Publishing Specialist – Regulatory Affairs
11/97-09/99

Participated in project team responsible for electronic publication of new drug applications and biological license applications for three successful submissions to the Food and Drug Administration

Processed clinical and regulatory submissions to the FDA demanding a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and technical expertise
Point person for graphics production within department
Technology Capabilities

Netsuite Client Relations Management Platform

Experienced with setting up marketing campaigns and templates
Analyzed and reviewed metrics reports
Employed best practices in database marketing communications
Broadcast e-marketing software

Adobe Creative Suite

Microsoft Office Suite

Web Development Skills:

PHP admin experience
PHPBB
WordPress
RSS
SquareSpace
ZenDesk
FTP
Audio Engineering/Podcasting
Education
Bachelor of Science, Marketing Management
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA

University of California Berkeley/Extended Studies Program

Graphic Design Studio
Visual Strategies for Art and Design

San Francisco State University’s Multimedia Studies Program

Capturing the Digital Image
Introduction to Multimedia

Edward Tufte seminar on Information Design, San Francisco, CA
Pragmatic Marketing Seminar, Half Moon Bay, CA
Series 7 License/National Association of Securities Dealers (1987)
Certified Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (1996)

http://www.biomarcommunications.com/aboutus/management-team/resume/
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Steve Schlicht is "fine with junkies dying"Another Dead JunkyFriday Jun 17th, 2016 9:31 AM
retired nurse homelelss 19 yrs in scwarren westTuesday Oct 1st, 2013 3:10 PM
Dexter Cube of TBSC: A Convicted Financial Fraudster - see www.sec.govThe ShadowWednesday Sep 4th, 2013 3:41 PM
Sadly TBSC won't ever apologize and it seems the community could give a shitzouzouWednesday Aug 7th, 2013 6:04 PM
Thanks for posting the whole 'conversation,' Paul!Schlicht HeadTuesday Aug 6th, 2013 10:05 PM
And while we're at it...PaulMonday Aug 5th, 2013 11:56 PM
He claims to be taken out of context, so here is the full context attached...PaulMonday Aug 5th, 2013 11:50 PM
who is calling eho an idiot?link fixerMonday Aug 5th, 2013 2:51 PM
There is a Bigger Fool Than StevetheRealIssueMonday Aug 5th, 2013 2:44 PM
Chump Change for a ChumpSteve's Life CoachSunday Aug 4th, 2013 2:57 AM