Dennis is a Supervisor of Operations at BART (the Bay Area Rapid Transit District) and a proud member of the AFSCME local 3993 (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO). Dennis is a recognized expert in public transit operations, safety, and security. He also writes and advocates on transportation and electoral reform issues.
A lifelong Californian, Dennis went to college at UCLA and earned a master's in public policy at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Dennis met his wife Amelia at UCLA. They have two sons, four-and-a-half year old Ty and 22 month old Freddie and the family makes their home in Pleasant Hill.