David Bowlby ‘85 is the chairman of the Alamo Municipal Advisory Council, an advisory body formed last year that gives recommendations to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and planning agency on issues that affect Alamo. He’s also a current member and Chair-elect of the Contra Costa Council Board of Directors, and serves on the Board of Trustees for the ?De Marillac Academy?, a nonprofit school for underprivileged kids in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. He founded and directs the Bowlby Group, an advocacy firm in 2005 to provide consulting for communications and messaging, crisis management and community outreach issues. Clients include Safeway and California State University, East Bay. Bowlby has an economics degree from SCU and previously had a career in real estate.? For two years he was a congressional aide for current U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Affairs Ellen Tauscher, whom he says remains one of his closest friends.