Endorsements

Elected Officials*:

Adam Schiff, United States Congressman
Becky Morgan, Former CA State Senator
Jim Cunneen, Former CA Assemblymember
Blanca Alvarado, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor
Dianne McKenna, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor
Susanne Wilson, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor
Susan Hammer, Former City of San Jose Mayor
Rose Herrera, Former City of San Jose Vice Mayor
Shirley Lewis, Former City of San Jose Vice Mayor
Nancy Ianni, Former City of San Jose Councilmember
Nancy Hirstein Smith, Sunnyvale City Councilmember
Barbara Keegan, Santa Clara Valley Water District Director
Gary Kremen, Santa Clara Valley Water District Director
Joseph DiSalvo, Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee
Grace Mah, Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee
Cindy Ruby, Former Los Gatos-Saratoga School District Trustee
Thelma Boac, Berryessa Unified School District Board Member
Kimberly Meek, San Jose Unified School District Board Member
Paymon Zarghami, San Jose Unified School District Board Member

 

Government, Education, Nonprofit, Law and Business Leaders*:

Ann Ravel, Former Federal Elections Commission Chair
Honorable LaDoris Cordell (Ret.)
Honorable Leonard “Len” Edwards (Ret.)
Honorable Arthur Weissbrodt (Ret.)
Jennifer Briscoe, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women Commissioner*
Shay Franco-Clausen, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women Commissioner*
Suzanne Doty, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women Commissioner*
Rina Rosenberg, First Executive Director of the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy and the Commission on the Status of Women
Jennifer Thomas, Past President, San Jose Teachers Association
Christopher Norwood, Executive Director of the Bay Area Tutoring Association
Debra Watkins, Executive Director of the California Alliance of African American Educators
Rick & DiAnn Beatty, Founders, The Alessandra Foundation
Allan Berkowitz, Former Executive Director, Environmental Volunteers
Heather Lerner, Executive Director, Happy Hollow Foundation
Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Executive Director, Next Door: Solutions to Domestic Violence
J. Byron Fleck, Former Planning Commissioner, City of Santa Clara

Community Leaders:

Janet Akin
Gea Hammer Carr
Steve Dick
Danielle Dill
Charlotte Fisher
Ruth Fletcher
Cynthia Guerrero
Phil Hammer
Jacquie Heffner
Jerry Jacobson Rita Jacobson
Ambreen Jamal
Sandra Jewett
Teri Kane
Jim Kastelman
Dorene Kastelman
Lisa Kreissler
Rosalie Ledesma
Meri Maben
Roxana Marachi
Linda MacLeod
Charlie McCollum
Jim McManis
Nirit Peer
Rolanda Pierre-Dixon
Joni Quintal
Allen Ruby
Karyn Sinunu
Kelly Snider
Ken Wiener
Nancy Wiener
Efrat Weisfield

 

*All titles are for identification purposes only