THE DEMOCRATIC FOUNDATION OF ORANGE COUNTY ENDORSES BRUCE BAUER FOR SANTA ANA SCHOOL BOARD

 

Bruce Bauer

Bruce Bauer

The Democratic Foundation of Orange County has endorsed Bruce Bauer in the race for the Santa Ana Unified School District Board. Bruce Bauer currently the Vice-Chair of the City of Santa Ana Planning Commission.

Founded in 1983, the DFOC is comprised of a broad coalition of professional, business, labor, environmental, civil rights and political leaders who are dedicated to developing the financial resources to support an effective Democratic presence in Orange County. The DFOC is known for sponsoring high-profile events to increase the visibility of Democrats and Democratic ideas. In addition, the DFOC provides a forum to develop and discuss political and public policy issues of local and national importance.

The Foundation has played a vital role in electing Loretta Sanchez to the U.S. House of Representatives; Tom Daly and Sharon Quirk-Silva to the California State Assembly; Lou Correa to the California State Senate; and in electing numerous other Democrats to various local offices.

Responding to news of the endorsement, Bruce Bauer remarked:

“I am grateful to receive the endorsement of such an esteemed organization such as the Democratic Foundation of Orange County,” said Bruce. “I will work with the DFOC to ensure that the children of Santa Ana have the best schools possible. Our children deserve the best!”

The general election is November 8th and three seats will be up this year on the School Board. Bruce Bauer is running for one of the three seats, along with his running mate, Beatriz Mendoza, who was likewise endorsed by the Democratic Foundation of Orange County.

The endorsement of the Democratic Foundation of Orange County comes on the heels of the announce that California State Treasure, John Chiang, had endorsed Bruce, and is the latest among many other distinguished endorsements that include, as follows:

STATE LEADERS

Loretta Sanchez, Congresswoman, 47th Congressional District

Lou Correa, State Senator, 34th Senate District

SCHOOL BOARD LEADERS

John Palacio, Board President, Santa Ana Unified School District

Valerie Amezcua, Board Clerk, Santa Ana Unified School District

Lawrence “Larry” R. Labrado, Trustee Rancho Santiago Community College District Arianna Barrios, Trustee Rancho Santiago Community College District Alfredo Amezcua, Former Trustee Rancho Santiago Community College District

John Raya, Former Trustee, Rancho Santiago Community College District

CITY LEADERS AND TEACHERS

Michele Martinez, Santa Ana City Council Member

Roman Reyna, Santa Ana City Councilmember and former Santa Ana Unified School District School Board Member

Sal Tinajero, Santa Ana City Councilmember, former Santa Ana Unified School District School Board Member and SAUSD Teacher

Angelica Amezcua, City Councilmember and Santa Ana Unified School District Teacher David Benavides, City Councilmember

John Acosta, Former Santa Ana City Council Member Lisa Bist, two-term Santa Ana City Councilmember (Ward 2)

Cecilia Aguinaga, Former School Police Parent Coordinator and Former OCVC Trustee, Housing Redevelopment Commissioner

Jordan Brandman, Anaheim City Councilmember, former Anaheim Union High School District Board Member Phat Bui, Garden Grove City Councilmember

Ken Nguyen, Santa Ana Recreation and Parks Commissioner; Little Saigon businessman; Little Saigon Business Foundation

Lynette Verino, Chairperson, Santa Ana Planning Commission

Jim Gartner, President at James Gartner & Associates Architects, Inc., Santa Ana Planning Commission (former Chairperson)

Eric Alderete, Santa Ana Planning Commissioner (former Chairperson)

Phil Bacerra, Santa Ana Planning Commissioner

Beatriz Mendoza, Santa Ana Planning Commissioner

COMMUNITY LEADERS

Tish Leon, Community Redevelopment and Housing Commissioner, President of Downtown Neighborhood Association

Tim Rush, President of Wilshire Square Neighborhood Association

Rigo Garcia, President of West Floral Park Neighborhood Association

Joe Andrade, President of the Logan Neighborhood Association

Debbie McEwen, President of French Park Neighborhood Association

Irma Macias, President of the Mid-City Neighborhood Association

Shirley Grindle (OC activist behind the Ethics Commission for the Board of Supervisors (Measure A), public financing reform in OC (TINCUP)

John Moore, President of Santiago Creek Greenway Alliance

Gloria Alvarado, Community Advocate

Dr. Arturo Lomeli, DDS,

EDUCATORS/TEACHERS

CWA, Local 9510 (Santa Ana Unified School District Substitute Teachers)

Corine Doughty, Dean, Irvine Valley College Advanced Technology Education Park, California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE)* (Santa Ana High School Alumn)

Paul Riordan, President, Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies (A College to Career Readiness STEM Program.)

OTHER

Orange County Young Democrats

Democratic Foundation of Orange County

SEIU, Local 721 (employees of the City of Santa Ana)

Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441

Santa Ana Police Officers Association

For more information, please visit www.bauer4sausd.com.

 

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