I am proud to have the support of a growing list of leaders including:

Elected Officials

  • Laurie Davies, Assemblymember, California State Assembly
  • Jim Desmond, Supervisor, District 5, County of San Diego
  • Jordan Marks, Esq., Assessor/ Recorder/ County Clerk, County of San Diego
  • Ryan Keim, Deputy Mayor, City of Oceanside
  • Peter Weiss, Councilmember, City of Oceanside
  • Rick Robinson, Councilmember, City of Oceanside
  • John Franklin, Mayor, City of Vista
  • Joe Green, Councilmember, City of Vista
  • Melanie Burkholder, Councilmember, City of Carlsbad
  • Bill Wells, Mayor, City of El Cajon

Former Elected Officials

  • Leigh Ann Grass, former Chairperson, Tri-City Healthcare District
  • Jim Dagostino, former Chairperson, Tri-City Healthcare District
  • Larry Schallock, former Chairperson, Tri-City Healthcare District
  • Laura Mitchell, former Director, Tri-City Healthcare District
  • Julie Nygaard, former Director, Tri-City Healthcare District, former Councilmember, City of Carlsbad, former trustee, Carlsbad Unified School District
  • Colleen O’Hara, former Councilmember, City of Oceanside
  • Amanda Young Rigby, former Deputy Mayor/Councilmember, City of Vista
  • John Aguilera, former Councilmember, City of Vista
  • Judy Ritter, former Mayor, City of Vista
  • Pam Slater-Price, former Supervisor, District 3, County of San Diego
  • Patricia Bates, former Senator, California State Senate

Business, Non-Profit and Community Leaders

  • Greg Nelson, Retired Business Leader, Philanthropist, Carlsbad Resident
  • Scott Ashton, CEO, Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
  • Bret Schazenbach, CEO, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
  • Linda Ledesma, Carlsbad Resident, Retired Law Enforcement Official
  • Kristie Bruce Lane, Non-Profit Leader
  • Donna Cleary, 76th District Caucus Chair, California Republican Party
  • Barbara Ryan, recently retired VP of Government Affairs, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
  • Vince Hinojosa, Vista Resident/Non-Profit leader
  • John Ehrhart, Flight Paramedic, National Paramedic of the Year (2022)
  • Garry Garretson, President, Veterans Writing Group; 25-year Vista volunteer
  • Mike Ogden, Oceanside Resident/Planning Commissioner
  • Mike Richardson, Oceanside/Ocean Hills Resident
  • Robbie Calderon-Hass, Oceanside Resident/Business Leader

Tri-City Medical Center Staff

  • Cathy Cronce, RN, Chair, Professional Practice Committee
  • Nicole Najarian-Linskey, RN
  • Dr. Ashish Kabra, Cardiology
  • Dr. Anitha Rajamanickam, Cardiology
  • Dr. Jason Phillips, Urology
  • Dr. Aaron Boonjindasup, Urology
  • Dr. Hamid Movahheddian, Neonatology
  • Dr. Kaveh Farhoomand, Internal Medicine
  • Dr. Scott Worman, Family Medicine
  • Dr. Perrin Curran, Primary Care
  • Dr. David Amory, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Brian Bobick, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Andrew Cooperman, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Jason Curry, Pain Medicine
  • Dr. David Daugherty, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Andrew Hartman, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. James Helgager, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Norman Kane, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Payam Moazzaz, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Patrick Padilla, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Grant Seiden, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Erik Stark, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Reyzan Shali, Internal Medicine
  • Dr. John Clancy, Internal Medicine

Local Organizations