ENDORSEMENTS

Elected Officials

Ro Khanna, U.S. Congressman

Judy Chu, U.S. Congresswoman

 

Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor, CA State

 

Fiona Ma, CA State Treasurer

Tony Thurmand, CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tom Torlakson, CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction(Fmr)

Anthony Rendon, Speaker, CA State Assembly

Kevin De Leon, Pro Tempore, CA State Senate (Fmr)

Robert Hertzberg, CA State Senator

Scott Wiener, CA State Senator

David Chiu, API Caucus Chair-CA State Assemblymember

Lorena Gonzalez, Latino Caucus Chair-CA State Assemblymember

Chris Holden, Black Caucus Chair-CA State Assemblymember

Monique Limon, Women Caucus Chair-CA State Assemblymember

Phil Ting, Budget Chair-CA State Assemblymember

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, CA State Assemblymember

Tasha Boerner Horvath, CA State Assemblymember

 

Rob Bonta, CA State Assemblymember

Ed Chau, CA State Assemblymember

Phillip Chen, CA State Assemblymember

Todd Gloria, LGBTQ-CA State Assemblymember

Ash Kalra, CA State Assemblymember

Kevin Mullin, CA State Assemblymember

Al Muratsuchi, CA State Assemblymember

Adrin Nazarian, CA State Assemblymember

Bill Quirk, CA State Assemblymember

Robert Rivas, CA State Assemblymember

Miguel Santiago, CA State Assemblymember

Jim Wood, CA State Assemblymember

Nora Campos, State Assembly(Fmr), San Jose Citycouncil(Fmr)

Mike Eng, CA State Assemblymember (Fmr)

Van Tran, CA State Assemblymember (Fmr)

 

Laurie Smith, Santa Clara County Sheriff

Dr. Kalvin Gill, Vice Chair, Santa Clara Open Space Authority

Scott Haggerty, Alameda County Supervisor

Richard Valle, Alameda County Supervisor

 

Nai Hsueh, Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Director

Aziz Akbari, Alameda County Water District Board of Director

 

Sylvia Arenas, San Jose City Councilmember

Magdalena Carrasco, San Jose City Councilmember

Maya Esparza, San Jose City Councilmember

Raul Peralez, San Jose City Councilmember

Xavier Campos, San Jose City Councilmember (Fmr)

Trixie Johnson, San Jose City Councilmember (Fmr)

Tam Nguyen, San Jose City Councilmember (Fmr)

Nancy Pyle, San Jose City Councilmember (Fmr)

John Leyba, San Jose City Planning Commissioner

Rich Tran, Milpitas Mayor

Jose Esteves, Milpitas Mayor (Fmr)

Carmen Montano, Milpitas Councilmember

Dean Chu, Sunnyvale Councilmember (Fmr)

Jim Davis, Sunnyvale Councilmember (Fmr)

Pat Meyering, Sunnyvale Councilmember (Fmr)

Dave Whittum, Sunnyvale Councilmember (Fmr)

Lisa Gillmor, Santa Clara City Mayor

 

Debi Davis, Santa Clara City Councilmember

Teresa O’Neill, Santa Clara City Councilmember

Kathy Watanabe, Santa Clara City Councilmember

Rod Diridon, Jr., Santa Clara City Clerk and Auditor (Fmr)

Vinnie Bacon, Fremont Councilmember

Rick Jones, Fremont Councilmember

Raj Salwan, Fremont Councilmember

Yang Shao, Fremont Councilmember

David Bonacorrci, Fremont Councilmember (Fmr)

Alan Nagy, Newark Mayor

Luis Freitas, Newark Vice Mayor

Maria ‘Sucy’ Collazo, Newark Councilmember

Michael Hannon, Newark Councilmember

Liang-Fang Chao, Cupertino Councilmember

Sandra James, Cupertino Mayor (Fmr)

Kris Wang, Cupertino Mayor (Fmr)

 

Education Officials

Lorena Chavez Boardmember, East Side Union High School District

Anna Song, Trustee-Santa Clara County Office of Education Board

 

Craig Mann, Trustee-San Jose/Evergreen Community College Board

Karen Martinez, Trustee-San Jose/Evergreen Community College

Dr. Jeffrey Lease, Trustee-San Jose/Evergreen Community College

Board

 

Karl Watanabe, Trustee-West Valley/Mission Community College Board

Frank Jewett, Trustee-West Valley/Mission College Board (Fmr)

Teresa Cox, Trustee-Ohlone College Board

Cynthia Chang. President, Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School

District, Asian Pacific Islander School Board Members Association

Hung Wei, Trustee-Fremont Union High School (Fmr)

Corina Herrera-Loera, Vice President-Alum Rock Union School Board

Dolores Marquez, Member-Alum School Union School Board

Andres Quintero, Clerk-Alum Rock Union School Board

Thelma Boac, Trustee-Berryessa Union School District

Richard Claspill, Vice President-Berryessa Union School District

Hugo Jimenez, Trustee-Berryessa Union School District

Linda Chen, Board of Trustee-Berryessa Union School District (Fmr)

John Coyle, Board of Trustee-Berryessa Union School District (Fmr)

Francine Davis, Board of Trustee-Berryessa Union School District (Fmr)

 

Will Ector, Superintendent-Berryessa Union School District (Ret)

Bonnie Mace, Member-Evergreen School District Board

Christopher Corpus, Clerk-Evergreen School District Board

Leila Welch, President-Evergreen School District Board

Omar Torres, Trustee-Franklin-Mckinley School Board (Fmr)

Tuyen Fiack, Member, Gilroy Unified School District

Kelly Yip-Chuan, Trustee-Milpitas Unified School District

Michael Tsai, Trustee-Milpitas Unified School District

Betty Martinez, Trustee-Mt. Pleasant Elementary School District

Dr. Michele Ryan, President, Santa Clara Unified School District

Jim Canova, Boardmember, Santa Clara Unified School District

Albert Gonzalez, Boardmember, Santa Clara Unified School District

 

Organizations

Cal Fire Firefighters Local 2881

Santa Clara County Fire Fighter IAFF Local 1165

Milpitas Firefighters Local 1699

Milpitas Public Safety Managers Association

Buildings and Trade and affiliates

National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 193

 

Santa Clara County Employees Management Association (CEMA)

CSEA Berryessa

SCCPOA

Laborers’ Local 270

Milpitas POA

San Jose POA

Santa Clara County Dental Association

SEIU- United Healthcare Workers

South Bay Labor Council

Social Compassion in Legislation

SVCA

United Farm Workers (UFW)

 

Community Leaders

John Leyba, Community Activist

Dr. Tony Abiog

Ashok Aggarwal

Patti Andrade

Ernie Arranaga

Barinder S. Ahluwalia

 

Mercedes Albana, Milpitas Planning Commissioner

Thelma Batilo, District Governor of Loins Club

MariCris Benitez, Milpitas Executive Loins Club

Raj Bhanot (San Jose City Small Business Development Commissioner)

Marlou Bitcon, Treasurer Berryessa Citizens Advisory Council

Cora Camalitas

Frank Cancilla, President-BBA (title for reference only)

Evelyn Chua, Milpitas Planning Commissioner

Bill Chuan, Milpitas Planning Commissioner

Larry Ciardelle, Milpitas Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department

Anne Claspill, Retired Teacher

Darrell Cortez, (Shop with a Cop)

Tito Cortez, (Veterans Supportive Services Agency)

TJ Dhami

Inder Dosanjh

Elpidio Estoko, Milpitas Library and Education Advisory Commission

Kathleen Flynn, Community activist

Nathan Ganeshan

Dan Gordon, (Gordon and Biersch Brewing Company)

Robert Hassan, (Ola’s Coffee and Tea)

 

Quan He

Joe Hermann, (President, Berryessa Teachers Association)

Joel Herrera, Fmr Superintendent, Orchard School District

Dr. Chenming Hu, Professor, Honoree of National Medal of Technology

& Innovation (title for reference only)

Dr. Romesh Japra, (Founder, Festival of the Globe)

Annie Lam

Bonnie Liberman

Charles Liu, Fremont Planning Commissioner

Linda Locke, President, Berryessa Citizens Advisory Council

John Ly, The Peace Church (title for reference only)

Atun Mahmut

Salim Mastan

David Mineta, Momentum for Mental Health (title for reference only)

Syed Mohsin

Fariba Nejat

Diem Ngo, Former Executive Director of VIVO (title for reference only)

Truman Nhu

Mahesh Nihalani

Don Orozco

 

Jenny Ha Phan, Vice Chair, Milpitas Library and Education Advisory

Commission

Tony Qin

Adnan Rasheed

Syed Rizwan

Linda Reyes

Dr. Ramesh Konda (Indian American Community)

Shan Saigal

Victor and Pearla San Vicente

Ralph and Jennifer Sivilla-Jones

Samina Sundas, (American Muslim Voice Foundation)

Elvie Teodoro

Arthur Tom

Rev. Charles K. Tran, The Peace Church (title for reference only)

Bao Trieu, Board President of VIVO (title for reference only)

VanLan Truong, Milpitas Community Advisory Committee

Commissioner

Murphy Tsan, The Peace Church (title for reference only)

Rajesh Verma

Victor San Vicente

 

Dennis Wan

C.C. Yin, Founder Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs

Fernando Zazueta

(partial list, title and organizations are for reference only)

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