Dee Tolles is the former Mayor of Menlo Park and a former elected city council member. Dee retired as Senior Vice President and Regional Director of Union Bank of California in Palo Alto, having been with the bank since 1968. Dee has served on the Board of Directors of the Peninsula Center for the Blind, Avenidas, the Menlo Circus Club (including as its President in 1985 and ’86), and, in 2006, was the honorary chairman of the 40th Annual Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance. Dee served as a Trustee of Belmont’s Notre Dame de Namur University for 12 years, as a board member of the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County and is currently Chairman of the Patrol Foundation. He is a Director of National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy, Trustee and Treasurer of San Mateo County Historical Museum, a Volunteer Deputy Sheriff, and a member of the Mounted Search and Rescue Team. Dee lives with his wife Laura Lou in Menlo Park.