Endorsements

The following leaders are endorsing Cliff's campaign for Mayor.*  Please join these leaders in supporting Cliff to bring Torrance Together.

Torrance Unified School District

Betty Lieu, Torrance School Board Member

Dr. Jeremy Gerson, Torrance School Board Member

Dr. Anil Muhammed, Torrance School Board Member

Michael Wermers, Torrance School Board Member (Ret.)

Terry Ragins, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

Martha Deutsch, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

Dave Sargent, Torrance School Board, Traffic Commission (Ret.)

Mark Steffen, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

Ann Gallagher, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

Bill Blischke, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

Gary Kuwahara, Torrance School Board (Ret.)

 

City of Torrance

Pat Furey, Mayor, City of Torrance

Heidi Ashcraft, Torrance Councilwoman

Bill Sutherland, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

Geoff Rizzo, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

Kurt Weideman, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

Hope Witkowsky, Torrance Councilwoman (Ret.)

Tim Mock, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

Mark Wirth, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

Sue Herbers, City Clerk, (Ret.)

Linda Barnett, City Treasurer (Ret.)

Maureen O'Donnell, Torrance Councilwoman, Torrance School Board, El Camino Trustee (Ret.)

George Nakano, Assemblyman, Torrance Councilman (Ret.)

 

Public Safety

Torrance Paramedics, Police and Firefighters

Jim Herren, Torrance Police Chief (Ret.)

John Neu, Torrance Police Chief (Ret.)

 

Legislative and Regional Leaders

John Chiang, State Treasurer (Ret.)

Congressman Ted Lieu

Senator Ben Allen

Senator Steve Bradford

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Assemblymember Betsy Butler (Ret.)

Janice Hahn, Supervisor, County of Los Angeles

Jeff Prang, Assessor, County of Los Angeles

Bill Brand, Mayor, Redondo Beach

Steve Aspel, Mayor, Redondo Beach (Ret.)

Eric Alegria, Mayor, Rancho Palos Verdes

 

Business Leaders/Organizations

LA BizFed PAC, advocating for LA County Business

South Bay Association of Realtors

Guy Fox, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman (Ret.)**

Kirk Rossberg, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman (Ret.)**

 

Other Organizations

El Camino College Faculty Association

LA League of Conservation Voters

LA/OC Building and Trades Council

Sierra Club

 

Homeowner/Neighborhood Association Leaders**

Pam Popovich, Co-President, Riviera Homeowner Association**

Judy Brunetti, Co-President, Riviera Homeowner Association**

Amy Josefek, Former President, Riviera Homeowner Association** 

Janet Payne, President, Old Torrance Neighborhood Association**

Tricia Blanco, President, Seaside Neighborhood Association**

Marianne Hamada, President, North Torrance Neighborhood Association**

Marc Danziger, President, Southwood Riviera Homeowners Association**

Gavin Hachiya Wasserman, Former President West Torrance Homeowners Association**

Steve Skoll, Former Vice President, Southeast Torrance Homeowners Association**

Sandi Monda, Coordinator for Coalition of Homeowner/Neighborhood Association Coalition

 

City Commissions

Cindy Scotto, Torrance Social Services Commission

Marla Shwarts, Chair, Torrance Civil Service Commission 

James Montgomery, Former Chair, Torrance Energy & Environmental Quality Commission

Ed Candioty, Chair, Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission

Masaru Kent Kawai, Vice Chair, Torrance Water Commission

Bill Reynolds, Vice Chair Torrance Social Services Commission

Karen Pryor, Torrance Commission on Aging

Kathy Cohen, Torrance Airport Commission

Steven Hsiao, Torrance Cultural Arts Commission

Cinda Herring, Torrance Civil Service Commission

Lynda Kraemer, Torrance Cultural Arts Commission

Toni Sargent, Torrance Cultural Arts Commission

Dr. Laurie Love, Torrance Energy & Environmental Quality Commission

Rosie Javaid, Torrance Library Commission

Camilla Seferian, Torrance Library Commission

Elizabeth Pino, Torrance Planning Commission

William Feliz, Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission

Dale Korman, Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission

Keith Montoya, Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission

Zohra Muhammed, Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission

Novelette Witt, Torrance Social Services Commission

Robert Habel, Torrance Traffic Commission

Mario Obejas, Torrance Traffic Commission

Mel Glass, Torrance Water Commission

Sue Siani, Torrance Water Commission

Jonah Hirata, Torrance Youth Council

Viraj Ala, Torrance Youth Council

Leilani Kimmel-Dagostino, Torrance Commission on Aging (Ret.)

Tom  Hazell, Torrance Community Services Commission (Ret.)

Wendy Wengrow, Torrance Library Commission (Ret.)

Judi Gerber, Torrance Library Commission (Ret.)

Judy Gibson, Torrance Planning Commission, Torrance Parks & Recreation Commission (Ret.)

Shirley Jones, Torrance Social Services (Ret.)

Rowan Foxwood, Torrance Civil Service Commission (Ret.)

Reva Skoll, Torrance Civil Service Commission (Ret.)

Bob Hoffman, Torrance Water Commission (Ret.)

Jerome Haig, Torrance Library Commission (Ret.)

Geneva Martin, Torrance Environmental Quality Commission (Ret.)

Ray Uchima, Torrance Planning Commission (Ret.)

 

Other Elected, Appointed and Community Leaders

Nilo Michelin, President - Board of Trustees, El Camino College

Trisha Murakawa, Vice President - Board of Trustees, El Camino College

Ken Brown, Trustee, El Camino College

Judy Mitchell, Mayor, Rolling Hills Estates Mayor (Ret.)

Dr. Sanford Davidson, Mayor, Palos Verdes Estates (Ret.)

Joan Davidson, President, Palos Verdes Peninsula School Board (Ret.) 

Barry Waite, Mayor Pro Tem, Lomita

Jeffrey Koji Maloney, Vice Mayor, Alhambra

Frank Yokoyama, Councilmember, Cerritos

Rob Katherman, Director, Water Replenishment District

Russell Lefevre, Director, Metropolitan Water District (Torrance Representative)**

Joe Cislowski, California Commission on Aging**

Lucia Galante Johnson, LA County Office of Education Board Member (Ret.)

Cristina Chin Flores, Torrance Education Foundation Treasurer**

Debbie Hays Simpson

Rudy and Joyce Jimenez

Jack Esensten

Lowell Hardison

Dean Reuter

Kevin Gilligan 

 

 

 

 

 

*Partial list of supporters

**Title for identification purposes only

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