Ross serves on the Board of directors for NUSD and chairs the College of Marin Construction Oversite committee. He earned a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Ross is also the Director of IT Management and a lecturer at Golden Gate University. He has worked in Information Technology for 30 years leading company transformations to modern technology systems. He has developed national level, enterprise class infrastructure and data centers supporting businesses supporting industries including, credit card processing, insurance, health care, banking & thrift, municipal government, product distribution. Prior to 2000 he supported local businesses including, Bank of Marin, City of Napa, City of Oakland, Birite Food Service and Recology.