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Endorsements for 2020 Re-election


Ari with Fred Keeley at Santa Cruz Warriors Project Pajama Night

"Ari is a dedicated jurist, who is deeply involved in  the good works of our community." -- Fred Keeley, former Speaker ProTerm, California Assembly Speaker pro Temper

Elected and Public Officials

Justice Harry Brauer, Associate Justice, State of California Court of Appeal, retired

Judge Tom Kelly, Superior Court Judge, retired

Judge Stephen Siegel, Superior Court Judge

Judge Rafael Vasquez, Superior Court Judge, former Santa Cruz County Assistant District Attorney

Judge Heather Mardell Jones, Superior Court Judge

Judge John S. Adams, Superior Court Judge

Commissioner Samuel Delasandro

Greg Caput, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, Fourth Supervisorial District

Neal Coonerty, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, Third District, retired

Toby Alexander, former Trustee, Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Steve Belcher, Santa Cruz City Chief of Police, retired

Hilary Bryant, former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz

Ed Bottorff, Capitola City Council,  Fireman Alameda County, retired

Tony Campos, former Supervisor, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, Fourth District 

Robert Chacanaca, Past President, Monterey Bay Central Labor Council

Daniel Dodge Jr., Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

Nick Drobac, former Presiding Judge of the Santa Cruz County Superior Courts; former District Attorney, Santa Cruz County

Rudy Escalante, Chief of Police Capitola, retired

Ramon Gomez, former City Council member, Watsonville

Stephanie Harlan, former Mayor, City of Capitola

Frank Hernandez, District Attorney Investigator, Santa Clara County, retired

Lowell Hurst, Watsonville City Council, Former Mayor City of Watsonville

Sister Julie Hyer

Judy Doering-Nielsen, former Mayor, City of Watsonville

Carol Fuller, President, Democratic Women's Club, Santa Cruz County

Rebecca Garcia, City Councilwoman, Watsonville, former Cabrillo College Trustee

Aurelio Gonzales, City Councilman, Watsonville

George Kennedy, District Attorney, Santa Clara County, retired

Donna Lind, Scotts Valley Police Sargent, retired; Former mayor Scotts Valley

Fred McPherson III, former Publisher Santa Cruz Sentinel

Amanda Miller Jackson, Soquel Union Elementary School Board

Brian Murtha, President, People's Democratic Club, former member Democratic Central Committee

Gary Reece, former Trustee, Cabrillo College

Jim Reed, Scotts Valley City Council

Steve Reed, Santa Cruz Port Commissioner

Lynn Robinson, former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz

Steve Robbins, Santa Cruz County Sheriff - Coroner, retired

Mike Rotkin, former Mayor Santa Cruz

Dr. Faris Sabbah, Santa Cruz Superintendent of Schools

Robert Singleton, Planning Commissioner City of Santa Cruz, Executive Director Santa Cruz Business Council

Manny Solano, Watsonville Chief of Police, retired

Rachael Spencer, Cabrillo College Trustee

Adam Spickler, Cabrillo College Trustee

Sam Storey, Capitola City Council, former Mayor of Capitola

Michael Termini, former Mayor, City of Capitola

David Terrazas, former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz 

Barbara Thompson, former Trustee, Santa Cruz City Schools

Derek Timm, Scotts Valley City Council

Larry Torkelson, Soquel Fire Captain, retired

Kevin Vogel, Chief of Police, city of Santa Cruz, retired

Steve Walpole, Sr. Scotts Valley Chief of Police, retired

Michael Watkins, former County Superintendent of Schools, retired

John Weiss, Scotts Valley Police Chief, retired

Phil Wowak, Santa Cruz County Sheriff, retired

Legal and Law Enforcement

Rodney Atchison, retired

Cheryl Babineau, City of San Jose Police Officer, retired

David Babineau, Lt City of San Jose Police, retired

Kyle Babineau, City of San Jose Police Officer

Lynn Ballinger, Sergeant Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office, retired

David Beck

Steven Belcher, Chief of Police City of Santa Cruz, retired

Justice Harry Brauer, Associate Justice, State of California Court of Appeal, retired

Lawrence Brenner

Sara Clarenbach

Gregory Carter

Austin Comstock

Paul Crawford, Chief Fiscal Officer Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office, retired

Bob Derber

Nick Drobac, former Presiding Judge of the Santa Cruz County Superior Courts; former District Attorney, Santa Cruz County

William Dunn

Tom Griffin

Frank Hernandez, District Attorney Investigator, retired

Dennis Howell

James Jackson

Robert Katz

Gina Kelly

Thorton Kontz

Barbara Lansdowe

Leola Lapides

Moira Leigh

Donna Lind, Scotts Valley Police Sargent, retired; Former mayor Scotts Valley

Len Lofano, Chief Deputy Santa Cruz Sheriffs Office, retired

Kristen Long

Richard Manning

Pam Mathiesen

Roxane Nass Marenberg

Brian Murtha, President, People's Democratic Club, former member Democratic Central Committee

James W. Musler, Santa Cruz Sheriffs Department, retired

Allison Norton

Vicky Parry

Joseph Reyes, Sargent Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office, retired

Sam Robustelli, DA Inspector and Deputy Sheriff, retired

Arturo Rodriguez

Dinah Sapia

Dana Scruggs

Heidi Simonson

Bruce Simpson, Chief Deputy Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office, retired

Dennis L. Smith, Lt. Santa Cruz Sheriff's Department, retired

Manny Solano, Chief of Police ,Watsonville, retired

Al Stevens, Chief Deputy Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office, retired

Sam Storey

Jim Thompson

Thompson, Kontz, Brenner

Larry Torkelson, Soquel Fire Captain, retired

Kevin Vogel, Chief of Police, City of Santa Cruz, retired

Steve Walpole, Senior Scotts Valley Chief of Police, retired

Wally Walker, Chef Deputy, Santa Cruz Sheriffs Department, retired

Augie Wiedemann, retired Deputy Fire Chief, Santa Clara County

John Weiss, Scotts Valley Police Department Chief, retired

Roger Wildey, Lieutenant, Santa Cruz Sheriff's Department, retired;  president of Corallitos Padres

Peggy Williams

Phil Wowak, Santa Cruz County Sheriff, retired

Community

Terri Abellera

Bill Abendschan

Edie Abendschan

Sharon Agorastas

Jim Alberti

Peggy Alberti

Elaine M. Aldrich

Daniel Alexander

Dr. Michael Alexander

Toby Alexander

Charles Allen

Ramona Allen

Mary Alsip

Jaime Alvarez

William "Bill" Aragona

Susan Archibald

Marissa Arslan

Hank Ashworth

Jo-ann Austin

Duwayne Bahnsen

Gary Banks

Hildegard Barbic

Gregory Bargas

Laura Pederson Bargas

William E. Barton

James Barrett

Sylvia Beccaria

Dr. James Beckett

Kim Beckett

Penni Bengtson

Gary Benito

Val Benito

Megan Berglund

Mathew Berglund

William Binch

Charlotte Y. Bird

Felix Blanco

Bert Bly

Betty Bly

Peggy Bogard

Suzanne Bogaard

Clint Bonds

Martin Boone

Don Bottomley

Kathleen Boynton

Annie Brown

Kerry Brown

Linda Brown

Betty Bullaro

Rob Caborn

David E. Campbell

Toni Campbell

Mary Camera

Rosemarie Candau

Kevin Carle

Becky Butler Carr

Donald Carter

Patricia Carter

Edward Joseph Castro

Marilyn Chambers

Salvador Chavez

Barry Cioffi

Nancy Cioffi

Lydia Clarke

Elizabeth Clifton-Doolin 

Kristen Collishaw

Emily Bernard Coonerty

Quinn Cormier

Irene W. Cortez

Glenna Costa

David Culver

Wendy L. Cumming

Jim Cumming

Barbara Cuseo

Park Cuseo

Jessica David

Jonathan David

Kerry Davison

Diane Dearlinger

Marc Debiase

Elizabeth Devine

Sheila De Lany

Robert Ditlevsen

Bill Dunn

Bruce Dunn

Jean Dunn

Joan Dunn

Bret Dunton

Robbie Dunton

Nick Drobac Jr

Lynn Ann Eaton

William Elder

Sandra Eldridge

Deborah Maddock Elston

Erik Emptage

George Escobar

Judy Evans

Tracey Evans

Ed Evans

Barbi Evenson

Tom Evenson

Amy Hedrick Farr

Gordon Farquharson

Chris Ferrante

Duf Fischer

Don Fitzgerald

Margaret Fitzgerald

Shamim Formoso

Raymond Freitas

Linda Frey

Catherine L Frost

Neil Frost

Stephen Fuehrer

Darlene Gardner

Bill Gielow

John Fisher

Eileen Forster

Robert Frey

Susan Gibson

John Gleitsmann

Kathy Gleitsmann

Vicky Gonzalez

Aurelio Gonzalez

Dr Gary Griggs, UCSC

Eric Grodberg

Russell Gross

Ken Haber

Paul Hanson

Roxanne Hanson

Beverly Haner

Laura Hernandez

Katie Hart

Nancy Harrold

Robert Havens

Arlene Heath

Lorin Heath

Gregg Herken

Dennis Howell

Rick Hofstetter

Mary G. Hudnall

Wendy Hurst

Sister Julie Hyer

Dr. Cameron Jackson

Mackey Jackson

Barbara Jayet

Louis Jemison

Christine Jennifer

Elaine Johnson

Erik Johnson

Debby Kantorik

Ron Kantorik

Jeff Katilus

Ginaia Kelly

Janet Kennedy

Charlie Keutmann

Maria Keutmann

Leanor Kay Kirby

Virgina Kaufman

Kathleen King

Marilyn Koll

David Lackey

Barbara Lee

Bill Lee

Lindsey Lee

Mark Lee

Laura Leet

Tommy Lewis

Jeremy Lezin

Robert Lim

Albert Locatelli

Claudio Locatelli

Daniel Locatelli

Frank Locatelli

Harry Locatelli

Kimberly Locatelli

Lee Locatelli

Lydia Locatelli

Paul Locatelli

Robert "Bob" Locatelli

Sandra Locatelli

Teresa Locatelli

Janet Lockwood

Robert Lockwood

Jacqueline McDow

Mike McElroy

Bertie McElroy

Jane M. McKenzie

Linda McPherson

Fred McPherson III

Nancy B. Macy

George Mainis

Harriet Mainis

Trudy Maitoza

Janice Manabe

Kully Mandon

Brenda Mandon

Peter Mandon

Gwendolyn Marcus 

Joe Marini

Joel Marini

Kathleen Marini

Nick Marini

LoraLee Martin

John Martinelli

Megan Martinelli

Robert Mazzuca

Theo Mazzuca

Madelyn McCaul

Al McCommon

Sandi McCommon

Michael McGraw

Regina McGraw

Patricia McNeal

Keith Meehan

Dave Mello

Georgeann Menasco 

Ken Meshke

Brenda Messenger

Amanda Jackson Miller

Angie Millslagle

Todd Millslagle

Jamie Miser

Scott Miser

Michael Mitchell

Timothy T. Miyasaka

Jane Moffat

Dr. Andrew Moreland

Larry Mukai

Joyce Mullen

Jennie Munster

Donna Murphy

Heidi Murphy

John M. Murphy

Richard Murphy

Ellen Murtha

Katie Musitelli

Wes Musitelli

Deanna Musler

Pinkie Myeerscough

Gina Navaroli

Ryan Navaroli

Jerry Neilson

Judy Nickelson

Anthony Nelson

Chuck Niday

Robert S. Noren

Joyce Nordquist

Richard Novak

Maureen O'Neil

Robert Orrizzi

John Ottaviano

Dianne Overbo

Praf Patel

Eugene Panelli

Paula Panelli

Kathy Paolino

Lou Paolino

George Pappas

Laurie Pappas

Michael Pappas

Steven Pappas

Douglas Patterson

Teresa Patterson

John E. Pennington

Dennis Phipps

Sandra Pieper

William Pieper

Steve Ponzio

Carl Primavera

Judy Primavera

Steven Pauly

Laura Pederson

Kelly Penniman

Warren "Aldo" Penniman

Charles N. Perry Jr.

Sherry Perry

Dennis Phipps

Scott Pinheiro

Josephine Pista

Natalie Ponce

Alice Ponza

Carl Primavera

Rod Quartararo

Dawn Ralston

Tom Ralston

Patricia Rebele

Rowland Rebele

Betty Rather

Jeff S. Reber

Kelly Reber

Mackenzie Reber

Sally Merrilees Reed

Joanne Regan

Molly Regan

Thomas P. Regan

Ronald Reed

Sally Reed

Stephen Reed

Burt Rees

Cynthia Rees

Leann Reyas

Tammy Riccabona

Anthony Riccabona, Jr. 

Rose Mary (Dee Dee) Riccabona

Louis Rittenhouse

James Rivoir

Don Robinson

Marilyn Louise Robinson

Verna Rodriguez

Richard Rose

Valerie Rose

Angelina Rossi

Barbara Rossi

Dave Rossi

Linda Rossi

Louie Rossi

Nick Rossi

Tara Rossi

Linda Rothrock

Gayle Rorvik

Mark Sachau

Gary Sapia

Mike Scarborough

Karen Scarborough

Laurie Schlaepfer

Rene Schlaepfer

Cathy Schlumbrecht

Tracy Schultz

Roger Schwingel

Eric Scofield

Michael Scott

Leigh Selby

Wayne Shaffer

Jo Shaffer

Annita Sibert

Mike Sibert

Sheila Siegel

Billie Simpson

Jon Sisk

Margie Sisk

Linda Skeff

Dan Slebir

Ursula Smart

Albert Smith

Hazel Smith

Kristin S. Smith

Laura Smith

Megan Solano

Wing SooHoo

AnneMarie Sorenelli

Janet Souza

Jerry Souza

Carol Spragens

Barbara Sprenger

Jack Stagnaro

Hilary Stanley

Carrie Staton

John Stephani

Craig Stephens

Mark Stephens

Ann K. Stout

Ken Sullivan

Paula Suzuki

Robin Sweet

Steve Sweet

Kenneth Tanimoto

Ginny Taylor

Justin Taylor

Audrey Tennant

Roberta Thomas

Jim Thompson

David Tirri

Beverly Torkelson

Robin Towse

Kimberly Truman

Peter Truman

David Van Ness

Jourdan Urbancic

Patricia Varela

Charlie Verutti

Mike Verutti

Kyle Wade

Saree Walker

Kevin K. Waltz

Sue Waltz

Lisa Lazzari Warren

Andrew Whitman

Lisa Whitman

Winston Whittaker

Teresa Wiedemann

Linda Wildey

Samantha Wildman

Steve Wiles

Peggy Williams

Tom Williams

Sue Wilson

Jill Winston

Jon Winston

Carl Worden

Glenn Yarmeak

Evelyn Zaballos

Geri Zaballos

Michael Zaballos

Kevin Zelver

Gabrielle Zimricki

Thomas W. Zolezzi

Magdalena Zschokke, Ph.D.

 


Committee to re-elect Ari Symons
Treasurer Fred Keeley
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