Susan Epstein

Endorsements and Testimonials

Officials

  • Jack O'Connell, Former California Superintendent of Public Instruction and Former State Senator
  • Lois Capps, United States Congresswoman
  • Hannah-Beth Jackson, State Senator
  • Das Williams, State Assemblymember
  • Salud Carbajal, Santa Barbara County Supervisor
  • Doreen Farr, Santa Barbara County Supervisor
  • Janet Wolf, Santa Barbara County Supervisor
  • Jim Farr, Mayor of Goleta
  • Michael Bennett, Goleta City Councilmember
  • Paula Perotte, Goleta City Councilmember
  • Tony Vallejo, Goleta City Councilmember
  • Helene Schneider, Mayor of Santa Barbara
  • Gregg Hart, Santa Barbara City Councilmember
  • Bendy White, Santa Barbara City Councilmember
  • Cathy Murillo, Santa Barbara City Councilmember
  • Frank Hotchkiss, Santa Barbara City Councilmember
  • Jason Dominguez, Santa Barbara City Councilmember
  • Brooks Firestone, Former State Assemblymember and Santa Barbara County Supervisor
  • Susan Rose, Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor
  • Margaret Connell, Former Goleta City Council Member and Former Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Joan Hartmann, Santa Barbara County Planning Commissioner
  • Deborah Schwartz, Santa Barbara City Planning Commissioner
  • Hal Conklin, Former Mayor of Santa Barbara
  • Julie Kessler Solomon, Santa Barbara County Human Services Commission Chair, Santa Barbara County Mental Health Commissioner, and former Goleta Planning Commissioner
  • Laura Capps, Santa Barbara County Commissioner for Women
  • Lauren Hanson, Goleta Water District Board President
  • Bill Rosen, Goleta Water District Board Member
  • Meg West, Goleta Water District Board Member
  • Sharon Rose, Goleta Sanitary District Board Member
  • Kyle Richards, Goleta Parks and Recreation Commissioner
  • Jacob Lebell, Isla Vista Recreation and Park District Director
  • Ethan Bertrand, Isla Vista Recreation and Park District Director
  • Jana Zimmer, Former California Coastal Commissioner

Education Officials

  • Luz Reyes-Martin, Goleta School Board Vice President
  • Rich Mayer, Goleta School Board Member
  • Yvonne DeGraw, Goleta School Board Member
  • Carin Ezal, Goleta School Board Member
  • Pedro Paz, Santa Barbara School Board President
  • Kate Parker, Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Monique Limon, Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Ed Heron, Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Gayle Eidelson, Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Nancy Harter, Santa Barbara County School Board Member
  • Jules Zimmer, Former Dean of UCSB Gevirtz School of Education
  • Tony Winterbauer, Hope School District Board Member
  • Kristi Newton, Hope School District Board Member
  • Marty Blum, SBCC Trustee and Former Santa Barbara Mayor
  • Marianne Kugler, SBCC Trustee
  • Jonathan Abboud, SBCC Trustee
  • Valerie Kushnerov, Former Goleta School Board Member
  • Dean Nevins, Former Goleta School Board Member
  • Bill Gadsby, Former Goleta School Board Member
  • Jane Rudolph, Former Goleta School Board Member
  • Susan Deacon, Former Santa Barbara School Board Member
  • Other Individuals

  • Sal Guerena, Executive Director of United Parents/Padres Unidos
  • Robert Miller, Westside Goleta Coalition
  • Geoff Green, SBCC Foundation CEO
  • Melissa Renda, Mountain View PTA President
  • Ernesto Paredes, Executive Director of Easy Lift
  • Jackie Reid, Santa Barbara Education Foundation Board President
  • Lori Baur, Former PTA President
  • Richard Solomon
  • David Birken, MD
  • Kristen Kovacs, Former PTA President
  • Charity Dean
  • Katie Davis, Santa Barbara Sierra Club Chair
  • Sharon Hoshida, former director of UCSB Women's Center
  • Gail Teton-Landis
  • Kathy Boomer, Former Goleta Union School District Superintendent
  • Jill Dexter
  • Hap Freund
  • Wendy Sims-Moten, Business and Human Resources Manager for First 5 Santa Barbara County
  • Paulina Conn
  • Liza Presser Belkin, MD
  • Jon Zuber
  • George Relles
  • Karen Van Gool, Goleta Union School District Advisory Committee member
  • Lee Heller
  • Tania Israel, UCSB Professor and Department Chair of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
  • David Landecker
  • Kelly Martin
  • Steve Glikbarg
  • Sherry Holland
  • Marian Shapiro, SBCC professor
  • EJ Borah, retired teacher
  • Peter Conn
  • Emily Allen
  • Joie McKay
  • Mike Hackett
  • Anne Schowe
  • Matt Moore
  • Darcel Elliott
  • Nimita Dhirajlal
  • Lara Rajninger
  • Terry Utterback
  • Barbie Deutsch
  • Eryn Eckert
  • Janet Benner, PhD
  • Bert Epstein
  • Maria Ross
  • Hap Ziegler
  • Nancy Black
  • Stephen Newman
  • Lisa Guadagno
  • Chris Silverstein

 

Partial list. Titles for identification purposes only.

 

Organizations

  • Planned Parenthood Central Coast Action Fund
  • Democratic Party
  • Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee
  • Tri-Counties Central Labor Council
  • CAUSE Action Fund
  • Evolve California
  • Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County

 

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