Last updated: December 21, 2021
Lighthouse Public Affairs, LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Lighthouse Public Affairs, LLC website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.
Chappie Jones has more than 35 years of public and private sector experience in public policy, strategy, leadership, project and channel management, and technical sales. Chappie’s extensive background gives him a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by the public and private sector. His experience provides him with the knowledge and know-how to solve all manner of local and regional problems across a multitude of sectors.
Chappie was elected to the San José City Council in November 2014 – with close to 60% of the popular vote – where he represented City Council District 1, the region of West San José that borders the cities of Campbell, Cupertino, Santa Clara, and Saratoga. In 2019, he assumed the role of Vice Mayor. During his tenure on the council, Chappie advanced policies to improve the quality of life for San Jose’s residents. In particular, he led efforts to increase the regional minimum wage in Santa Clara County, as well as policies that helped narrow San Jose’s digital divide. He has been a tireless advocate for advancing the economic interests of small and minority-owned business, at risk youth, and the underserved areas of San José.
Chappie led numerous local and regional agencies and commissions, including as chair of the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), as president of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC), and as chair of the San José Small Business Advisory Task Force.
Prior to his election, Chappie worked in the private sector where he held senior regional management positions with Apple and AT&T.
Chappie has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Davis and a Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Chappie has been married to his wife, Kelli, for 30 years. Together they have two grown children and live in the Murdock neighborhood of West San José.
Julia Forrest is a public relations and policy professional with experience in political journalism, communications strategy, digital/social media, and public relations. Prior to joining Lighthouse, Julia worked for news outlets in Michigan, Washington D.C., and California covering local, state, and national politics.
Julia also served as a communications consultant for Leopold Strategies, where she worked on numerous local, state, and national campaigns. She has ghostwritten op-ed’s and opinion pieces for a variety of local, state and national elected officials and organization leaders. Her experiences in civics and journalism equip her to understand and disseminate complex policy, legislative, and regulatory issues.
Julia earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Denise brings more than 17 years experience in the public policy and state affairs environment. In her role with Elevance Health, she supported numerous executives and their teams to keep processes running smoothly and compliant.
As a Legislative Assistant within Lighthouse Public Affairs, Denise Corona Avalos brings her expertise in a broad variety of administrative tasks. She works directly with the Legislative Manager and firm lobbyists, providing scheduling assistance as well as technical and legislative support to our projects. Denise also monitors legislative and administrative hearings in the Capitol and follows issues and legislation important to our clients.
An alumnus of Sacramento City College and Skyline College, Denise is a Sacramento native who spends her spare time as an entrepreneur and affiliate marketer and is an avid “glamper.” During the summer months you’ll find her, her four dogs, and her husband on the Mendocino coast surrounded by redwoods.