Endorsements

3rd Ward Residents & Neighbors OPPOSE the recall:

“Finally, we have a Councilman [like John Valdivia] who’s getting things done for us. I’m voting NO on the recall of Councilman Valdivia.”  Lucy Freeman, 3rd Ward Resident

I am voting NO on the recall. Councilman Valdivia has earned my support with his dedicated service to our community.”  Carlos Rosa, 3rd Ward Resident

“[Councilman John Valdivia]……is an effective leader for our [3rd Ward] neighborhoods.”  Jim Eble, Neighborhood Association President

Partial List of Local San Bernardino based organizations, groups, & residents:

Endorsements include various community leaders, commissioners, developers, residents, small business owners, and residents that support John Valdivia, and, his dedicated leadership to improve the quality of life for residents in the 3rd Ward:

  • Building Industry Association, Political Action Committee, Baldy View Chapter

  • San Bernardino City, Police Officers Association

  • San Bernardino City, Professional Firefighters, Local 891

  • Association of Colton Educators / CTA / NEA

  • Citizens Anti-Crime Committee

  • Taxpayers Against Wasteful Government Spending

  • Inland Empire Taxpayers Association

  • Evlyn Wilcox – Former Mayor, City of San Bernardino

  • San Bernardino/Riverside Counties Central Labor Council [AFL-CIO]

  • San Bernardino/Riverside Counties Building & Construction Trades Council

  • Jess & Terry Flores – Former 3rd Ward Councilman, San Bernardino

  • Committee on Political Education [C.O.P.E.]

  • Matt & Jane Florez, McDonalds Franchisee-San Bernardino

  • Garner Holt, Garner Holt Productions of San Bernardino

  • Dr. Jack Shrader, Retired Physician

  • Gary Walbourne, Pride Envelopes, San Bernardino

  • Bob Lemley, Community Outreach, Frazee Community Center

  • Manuel Perez, Owner, Manuel’s Tire & Wheel, San Bernardino

  • James Keo, CHENLA Auto Repair, San Bernardino

  • Frank Mosqueda, Small Business Owner

  • Cole Jackson, Accountant

  • Rodolfo Pinion, Executive Director, Casa de San Bernardino

  • Derrick Vasquez, National Orange Show

  • Jim Ott, former Planning Commissioner

  • Louella Deetz, Bureau of Franchise Commissioner

  • Roger Henderson, Park & Recreation Commissioner

  • Frank Guzman, San Bernardino Police Commissioner

  • John Maxwell, City of SB Commissioner

  • Lynette Kaplan, City of SB Commissioner

  • Steven Rodriguez, Army Veteran & former Animal Control Commissioner

  • Marilyn Gilbert, Senior Affairs Commissioner

  • Marlene Evans, Measure Z  Citizens Advisory Commissioner

  • David Rosales, Measure Z Citizens Advisiory Commissioner, 3rd Ward

  • Stephanie Allen, Business Owner & Commissioner City of SB

  • Judy Castorena, Community Development Commissioner, Pres. Eagles Lodge SB

  • Dr. Terry Elliott, Pastor; Former Chairman & Current Human Relations Commissioner

  • Carla Velarde,General Employee Unit, City of San Bernardino

    • Majority of General Employee Unit, City of San Bernardino

  • Joe & Margie Arnett, Neighborhood Watch Leaders

  • Teresa Parra Craig, San Bernardino City Unified School Board Member

  • Renee Shearer