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Background

Charter Section 117(c) (PDF) provides for managed competition in the provision of City services to the public. As part of the managed competition process, the Charter requires a seven-member Managed Competition Independent Review Board (MCIRB) be established to advise the City Manager whether a City department’s proposal or an independent contractor's proposal will provide the services to the City most economically and efficiently while maintaining service quality and protecting the public interest.

Board Members

Faye Wilson, Chair of the Managed Competition Independent Review Board

Term expires: November 1, 2012
Faye Wilson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wilson Boyles & Company, a business management consulting company providing organizational alignment, operational efficiency, strategic planning, financial structuring, corporate culture change management, and business transition expertise. With more than 25 years experience in the banking and retail industries, Ms. Wilson has extensive expertise in global business management. She was the Senior Vice President of the Risk Management Group for Home Depot, and held various executive level positions during her 21 years at Bank of America including Executive Vice President, and Chairman and President of Security Pacific Financial Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BankAmerica Corporation where she led the turnaround and sale of a $2.4 billion consumer finance business. She was also the Managing Director of the Leveraged Buyout Group for Security Pacific Merchant Bank before posting to the London office to lead cross-border mergers and acquisitions activities for Bank of America's European and U.S. customers. Ms. Wilson has served on various corporate boards including Home Depot and Farmers Insurance, and is currently on the Board of Directors for BioMed Realty Investment Trust and Biocept, Inc.

Ms. Wilson's civic commitment and desire to positively impact the lives of others has led her to serve on various educational, scientific, and arts-related boards including the Atlanta Symphony, Big Brothers, Big Sisters Organization, Duke University, and the Mardan Foundation. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Efficacy Institute, the Salk Institute, San Diego Opera, and San Diego Theaters, Inc.

Ms. Wilson received her B.A. degree in Finance and Economics from Duke University. She holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration and International Relations from the University of Southern California. Ms. Wilson was nominated by Councilmember Toni Atkins and resides in Rancho Bernardo. She will serve for a term expiring November 1, 2012.

Judith Wenker

Term expires: November 1, 2013

Judith Wenker was born in Kansas and raised in Seattle, Washington. She arrived in San Diego, Ca after graduation from Seattle University to teach at economically-challenged schools in the San Diego School District. After teaching overseas in the Defense Department schools program, she returned to San Diego to attend law school at the University of San Diego. From 1972-1976, she attended the night program while working full-time at the US Courthouse for a federal Magistrate.

After graduating in the top 10% of her class, and passing the California bar, Ms. Wenker went to Washington, DC to work for the federal government. She gained immediate and substantial experience at the US Department of Agriculture, representing USDA at courts of appeals arguments and EPA administrative hearings. In 1981, she returned to the West Coast to become an in-house counsel with Getty Oil Co in Los Angeles. Three years later, Texaco Inc. bought Getty Oil and Ms. Wenker began a 17-year-career with Texaco Inc. counseling company management in a practice that focused largely on environmental and safety issues, but also included labor/employment, oil and gas lease issues, and other transactional matters.

In 2001, when Chevron bought Texaco, Ms. Wenker opted to take an early retirement package and returned to San Diego from Houston. In San Diego since 2001, she has worked for a small firm, Majors & Fox, taught classes at USD Paralegal School and SDSU's OSHER program, and primarily became active with many nonprofits, including ElderHelp of San Diego where she now serves as Board Chair, Elementary Institute of Science where she was a past Board President, current Neighborhood House Association Board and SDSU OSHER Managed Competition Independent Review Board Appointments July 5, 2011 Advisory Board member, an active member of the San Diego Women's Foundation and a past Board member of the Women's Environmental Council. She will serve for a term expiring November 1, 2013.

Charles Wesley Kim, Jr.

Term expires: November 1, 2013
Charles Wesley Kim, Jr. is an attorney with over 25 years experience in civil practice, including family, business and commercial litigation, product liability, construction defect, maritime, firearms regulation, and family law. He has worked in firms in Boston and San Diego and is presently Of Counsel to Yelman & Associates in San Diego.

Mr. Kim has served as a judge pro tem of the Superior Court and court-appointed counsel for children in Family Court, and has volunteered with the Family Court Facilitator, Superior Court Civil Harassment Clinic, Volunteer Lawyers Program, and the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego / Union of Pan Asian Communities Domestic Violence Clinic. Mr. Kim taught at the California Western, Thomas Jefferson, University of San Diego Schools of Law, and San Diego State University College of Extended Studies. He presently serves on the Board of the Korean American Bar Assn. of San Diego. He is a Sustaining Member of the Lawyers Club of San Diego, Master of the Enright Inn of Court, and member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.

Mr. Kim chairs a San Diego County Assessment Appeals Board and serves on the San Diego Stalking Strike Force/Stalking Case Assessment Team, Chief's Advisory Board for Asian Pacific Islander Community, and Board of InfraGard San Diego Members Alliance. His past service includes San Diego County Hearing Officer, San Diego District Attorneys' Community Advisory Board, San Diego City Citizens' Review Board on Police Practices, Manager's Citizens' Panel on Selection of Chief of Police, Chair of the Citizens' Advisory Board on Police-Community Relations, 1997 National Endowment for the Arts Cultural Tourism Initiative, SDPD Juvenile Realignment Task Force, SDPD Use of Force Task Force, Advisory Board of the Regional Community Policing Institute, and Board of the Pan Pacific Law Enforcement Association. He is a former NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer and graduate of the San Diego FBI Citizen's Academy.

Mr. Kim received his B.A. cum laude from Yale College, and J.D. from Columbia University, where he served as Co-Managing Editor of the Journal of Art & the Law and a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Mr. Kim will serve for a term expiring November 1, 2013.

Steve Stroebel

Term expires: November 1, 2012
Steve Stroebel is the former Vice President of Supply Chain Management at General Dynamics NASSCO, the only builder of large ocean going vessels on the West Coast of the United States with approximately 4,000 employees. As he transitions into retirement, he is currently serving part-time as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Advisor to the President of GD NASSCO. In this role he is assisting in the selection and implementation of a new ERP computer system.

Mr. Stroebel has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing operations, production control, procurement, computer systems planning and implementation and Naval ship operations. For General Dynamics NASSCO, he oversaw over $300 million in procurement activity per year and was responsible for an 800 person manufacturing operation in Mexico. He negotiated multi-million dollar contracts and saved over $97 million in new ship procurements. Mr. Stroebel also consolidated warehousing at NASSCO to increase the efficiency of operations and led the technical implementation of the Materials Requirement Planning system. Prior to serving concurrently as Vice President of Supply Chain Management and President of International Manufacturing Technology, NASSCO's Mexican operation, Mr. Stroebel rose through the ranks at NASSCO. He was hired first in 1991into the IT department, promoted to Manager of Manufacturing Systems and later served as a Director of Materials where he dealt with large increases in steel commodity prices without interrupting steel supply to the shipyard.

Mr. Stroebel also worked at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) for eight years assigned to computer systems consulting projects in Los Angeles and in Virginia. He started his career as a Nuclear Engineer for the United States Navy serving on a cruiser home ported in San Diego.

Mr. Stroebel's civic activities include serving on the United Way of San Diego Vision Council for Financial Literacy and serving as an area representative for the Pacific Intercultural Exchange promoting and hosting high school foreign exchange students.

Mr. Stroebel received his B.S. degree with distinction in Operations Analysis from the U.S. Naval Academy. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles with concentrations in Production and Operations Management, and Computer Information Systems. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School and was certified to be Chief Engineer of a Naval Nuclear Power Plant. Mr. Stroebel was also certified in Production and Inventory Management by the American Production and Inventory Management Society. Mr. Stroebel resides in Point Loma and will serve for a term expiring November 1, 2012.

City Staff Designees

City Manager staff designee:
Debra Fischle-Faulk, Director of Administration

City Council staff designee:
Andrea Tevlin, Independent Budget Analyst

City Comptroller or staff designee:
Ken Whitfield, City Comptroller.