(partial list)

Community Leaders

Art Miner, Owner, Crow’s Nest, Tujunga

Araz Parseghian, Sunland-Tujunga Community Leader

Nadia Abrica, Owner of Mama Lichas Kitchen in Sylmar

Ralph Andrade, Owner of Myke’s Café in Pacoima

Danaelle Arroyo, Teacher at ESP Magnet High School

Charlie Bradley, retired U.S. Marine and Sunland-Tujunga community leader

Sandy Capps, Deputy Sheriff and 30 years Sunland resident

Gail Carlson, small business owner and Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council Beautification Chair

Giovanni Caruso, Owner of Caruso’s Italian Kitchen

Arturo Chavez, school social worker and Pacoima resident

Jeanne Fauci, Executive Director, Center for Powerful Public Schools

Pamela Goldfinger, founding member of the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council

Jose Grijalva, Sunland-Tujunga small business owner

Jon Von Gunten, Sunland-Tujunga resident and business owner

Vivian Hartman, Owner of Buffalo Bruce’s Mercantile in Sylmar

John Hernandez, President, Pacoima Chamber of Commerce

Marlene Hitt, Sunland-Tujunga residents

Betty Ley, Mission Hills Neighborhood Watch & Mission Area CPAB Leader

Luz Rivas, Founder and Executive Director DIY Girls Pacoima

Michele Siqueiros, Executive Director, Campaign for College Opportunity

Manny Velasquez, muralist and Pacoima neighborhood leader

Quyen Vo-Ramirez, Sylmar Resident

Josie Zarate, Lake View Terrance community leader

Nicole Chase, Rancher/Education Advocate CD7 Candidate

Mark Reed, Businessman/Realtor/Rancher CD7 Candidate

Carlos Lara, Community Leader CD7 Candidate

Franki Becerra, Manager, State Government CD7 Candidate

Titles for identification purposes only.  They do not imply an organizational


Elected Officials

Secretary of State Alex Padilla

Attorney General Xavier Becerra

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson

Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino

Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitchell Englander

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz

Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez

Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu

Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan (ret.)

Los Angeles City Attorney Gil Garcetti (ret.)

Congressman Tony Cardenas

Speaker of the State Assembly Anthony Rendon

State Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

State Assemblymember Matt Dababneh

State Assemblymember Mike Gatto (ret.)

State Assemblymember Miguel Santiago

Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Mike Fong

Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Andra Hoffman

Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Sydney Kamlager


Public Safety, Labor and Working Families

United Firefighter of Los Angeles City (UFLAC)

Los Angeles Police Protective League

Los Angeles School Police Association

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor

LiUNA! Local 300


ILWU Local 13

ILWU Local 94

The National Union of Healthcare Workers

Operating Engineers Local 12

Southern California Carpenters

Service Employees International Union – United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW)

SEIU 2015

Teamsters Joint Council 42

UA 250

United Farmworkers of America



Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters

Sierra Club



LA County Democratic Party

Stonewall Democratic Club

San Fernando Valley Young Democrats

Avance Democratic Club

New Frontiers Democratic Club

Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats

Korean American Democratic Committee


Women’s Organizations

National Women’s Political Caucus

Women’s Political Committee

Latinas Lead California



LA Regional Chamber


Sunland-Tujunga Business Association

Kenn Phillips, President and CEO
The Valley Economic Alliance

John Hernandez, President,
Pacoima Chamber of Commerce

Bert Boeckmann, President and Owner
Galpin Motors