By Jyoti J.
Q: What is your full name?
A: Monika Molnar-Metzenthin
Q: Where were you born?
A: Istanbul Turkey
Q: If you weren't born in the US, when did you arrive here?
A: June, 1997
Q: What are your parent's names?
A: Peter; Waltraud Metzenthin
Q: What countries/states/cities did you grow up in?
A: Istanbul turkey, Ludwigshafen Germany, Heidelberg Germany then Santa Barbara.
Q: What do you remember about the house you lived in?
A: Carpets and glasses and room had red furniture.
Q: What do you remember most about you childhood?
A: Summer at the beach at turkey.
Q: What is your background?
A: Elementary school, gymnasium in Ludwigshafen and university in Heidelberg.
Q: Tell me about your family?
A: I have half a sister named Abla.
Q: What is your family background, personal history (grandparents, great grandparents, relatives) and their roles in the community?
A: They're all German and Swiss.
Q: What previous professions have they had?
A: Dad Economist he worked for a big chemical company in Germany and he's retired.
Q: Are there some other people that have contributed to your success as a community leader? How have they influenced you?
A: Professor at university he's influenced me by being very open minded.
Q: Could you describe your profession to me? What do you do at your job?
A: An art teacher at the Art Museum in Santa Barbara
Q: What is your address and phone of your business?
A: 1130 St. Street.
Q: Describe the activities in which you are currently involved?
A: Painting, drawing and writing articles for an art dictionary.
Q: What path did you take to become a leader?
A: I went to school and the university. I worked in a museum. That's where I learned that I liked talking to a group of people.
Q: What does the term "Civic Leadership" mean to you?
A: To be a civic leader is to set an example for other people.
Q: Could you list and describe the changes or contributions you have made to the community?
A: I teach people art. I bring fun for them and show people to see the world with the eyes of an artist.
Q: How long have you been involved with the community?
A: I have been involved for two years.
Q: Could I use your photo on our Cyber Fair Web site?
Q: Do you have some photos I could have or borrow to use on our web site?
Q: Would you like to have an email link on our web page?
Q: Would you like us to link to your web site? If yes, what is the web address?
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