Supporters

The most diverse and broad-based grassroots coalition from across the city is supporting Mayor Quan for re-election.

Add your endorsement by e-mailing endorse@jeanquanforoakland.org with your name, title, a photo & a quote about why you support Mayor Quan!

 

“Jean Quan championed the Ceasefire program that brings the community together to work

with gang members to address the underlying causes of violence. It really works and has

helped save many lives.”

-- Rev. J. Alfred Smith, Jr., Allen Temple, Ceasefire Collaborative

 

FAITH LEADERS

J. Alfred Smith Jr., Allen Temple

J. Alfred Smith Sr., Allen Temple

Reverend Martha Taylor, Allen Temple

Reverend Valerie Miles-Tribble

Bishop Yvette Flunder, City of Refuge

Reverend George Cummings, Imani Church

Pastor Raymond Lankford, Healthy Oakland

Bishop Frank Pinkard, Evergreen Baptist Church

Reverend Andrea Davidson, Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church

Pastor Nicolas Pacheco, Iglesia Bautista Dulce Refugio

Pastor Larry Ashley, Cosmopolitan Baptist Church

Father Thomas Paris, Greek Orthodox Church

 

“Jean Quan is a former School Board member who has dedicated her life to finding better

futures for our kids. She is raising the funds to put 2,000 of our youth to work this summer

and is strengthening the School to Career Pipeline to prepare our youth for 21st Century jobs.”

-- Rosie Torres, Oakland School Boardmember

 

ELECTED OFFICIALS

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Board of Equalization Member Betty Yee

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano

Assemblymember Paul Fong

Former State Senator Carole Migden

Former Assemblymember Sandré Swanson

Former Assemblymember Joe Coto

County Superintendent of Education Sheila Jordan

Former Supervisor Alice Lai-Bitker

Former Oakland Councilmember Henry Chang

Oakland School Boardmember David Kakishiba

Oakland School Boardmember Jumoke Hinton

Oakland School Boardmember Anne Campbell-Washington

Oakland School Boardmember Rosie Torres

Oakland School Boardmember Chris Dobbins

Former Oakland School Boardmember Lucella Harrison

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Abel Guillén

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Nicky González-Yuen

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Cy Gulassa

County Board of Education Member Joaquin Rivera

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar

Alameda Councilmember Stewart Chen

Alameda Councilmember Lena Tam

Berkeley Councilmember Kriss Worthington

Berkeley Councilmember Jesse Arreguin

 

“Under Mayor Jean Quan’s leadership, the Port of Oakland has improved as a major economic

engine and jobs generator for the region. She has brought both market rate and affordable

housing to the waterfront, increased our import-export business, and positioned our airport as a major hub.”

-- Michael Colbruno, Port of Oakland Commissioner

 

COMMISSION & BOARD OFFICIALS

Michael Colbruno, Oakland Port Commission

Victor Uno, Oakland Port Commission

Alan Yee, Oakland Port Commission

Ces Butner, Oakland Port Commission

Earl Hamlin, Oakland Port Commission

James Head, Oakland Port Commission

Jazy Bonilla, Oakland Planning Commission

Adhi Nagraj, Oakland Planning Commission

Jim Moore, Oakland Planning Commission

Donna Murphy, Oakland Commission on Aging

Karen Smulevitz, Oakland Commission on Aging

Julina Bonilla, Workforce Investment Board

Doug Wong, Wildfire Prevention Advisory Board & Retired Firefighter

Leslie Bonnett, Former Cannabis Regulatory Commissioner

Jose Dorado, Violence Prevention Oversight Committee

Jay Ashford, Oakland Budget Advisory Commission Former Chair

Marlene Christine Hurd, Oakland Housing Authority Commissioner

Sokham Mao, Juvenile Justice Commission

Tony Robinson, Juvenile Justice Commission

 

LABOR UNIONS

Alameda County Building Trades Council

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 595

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16

Ironworkers Union Local 378

Northern California Carpenters

Northern California Laborers Local 304

Sheet Metal Workers Local 104

Sprinkler Fitters Local 483

 

“Our families are safer because Jean Quan has worked so hard to get federal help and to

strengthen and diversify our local police and bring real community policing to the city.”

-- Barbara Montgomery, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

 

COMMUNITY & NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERS

Michael Morgan, East Bay Symphony

Carl Chan, Oakland Chinatown Chamber Foundation

Don Link, North Oakland Community Policing Neighborhood Leader

Barbara Montgomery, West Oakland Community Policing Neighborhood Leader

Eva Aguillard, East Oakland Community Policing Neighborhood Leader

José Dueñas, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Amie Fishman, East Bay Housing Organizations

Lynette Lee, Affordable Housing Advocate

Pamela Drake, Small Business Leader

Karen King, Merchant Leader

Yui Hay Lee, Organization of Chinese Americans

Ed Yu, Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Joyce Gordon, Joyce Gordon Gallery

Bryan Cauwels, Save Oakland Sports

Sara Somers, Save Oakland Sports

Sharon Rose, Block by Block Organizing Network

Evans Daniels, Block by Block Organizing Network

Susan Montauk, Activist for Clean & Safe Parks

James Vann, Oakland Tenants Union

Valerie Winemiller, Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Activist

Alex Miller-Cole, West Oakland Neighborhood Activist

Andrew Park, East Oakland Neighborhood Activist

Carol Bernau, Butters Canyon Activist

Susan Hayes-Smith, City of Oakland Activist

Emily Rosenberg, Oakland Dog Owners Group

Michael Tigges, Montclair Safety Improvement Council

Thomas Cameron, Chabot Heights Neighborhood Leader

Timothy Chapman, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Dan Swafford, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Allene Warren, East Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Beverly Williams, East Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Mercedes Rodriguez, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Sandra West, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Kathy Dwyer, Harbor House Executive Director

Julie Jones, Fruitvale Presbyterian Senior Center Director

Richard Cowan, Former Redwood Heights Neighborhood Association Chair

Sarah Glasband, Oakland Teacher of the Year

Annalee Allen, Oakland Preservationist

Howard Neal, Attorney at Law

Ray Gallagher, Scott’s Seafood

Elissa Dennis, Community Economics

Bobbi Feyerabend, Landscape Architect

Carl Holland, SF Bay Insurance Services

Charles Henry, UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus

Christie & David McCarthy, Rockridge Residents

Connie & Stan Weisner, Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Leaders

Dale Risden, Montclair Neighborhood Leader

Linda Wong, CORE Coordinator

Dr. Reine De Cielo, Business Woman

Ethel Provost, Neighborhood Leader

Gen Katz, Woodminster Resident

Gerry Goeres, Lincoln Highlands Neighborhood Volunteer

Howard Kirsch, Upper Rockridge Resident

Jim Mittelberger & Anne Mudge, Head Royce Parents

Jo & Norm Budman, Oakland Community Activists

Jonelyn Whales, City Planner

June Ko-Dial, Redwood Heights Resident

Kathy & David Kahn, Montclair Neighborhood Leaders

Marcia Henry, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Peg Lum, Minna Avenue Neighborhood Watch Block Captain

Rollington Ferguson, M.D.

Sue Duckles, Butters Canyon Conservancy Board

Sue Piper, North Oakland Leader

Sue Yascolt, Redwood Heights Resident

Suga-T, National Hip Hop Icon, CEO & Mentor

Young Whan Choi, North Oakland Community Activist

Barbara Ginsberg, Laurel Resident

Andreas Culver, Alameda County Building Trades Council

Fernando Estrada, Northern California Laborers Local 304

Derrick Bulls, 100 Black Men

Judy Belcher, League of Women Voters

Linda Taylor, Former Elmhurst Principal

Brett Badelle, East Bay Black Young Democrats

Brennen Byrne, Clef CEO

Josie Camacho, Laurel Resident

Jenny Nguyen, Youth Leader

Mu Ting Cen, Youth Leader

Eduardo Collaco, OPD Citizen Academy

Mariano Contreras, Latinos for Jean

Susan Flakus, Democratic Party Activist

Ramon Jimenez, Fruitvale Leader

Sam McNeal, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Marcus Montague, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Anil Pandey, Nepalese Community Leader

Ellen Parkinson, West Oakland Community Leader

Christine Quan, Former Skyline PTA President

Jim Gormly, Thornhill Neighborhood Leader

 

“Our sports teams are a big part of the spirit of our city. Jean Quan is the first Mayor to really

fight to keep our teams—and the jobs they create—here in Oakland. Thank you, Mayor

Quan, for your work to make Coliseum City a reality.”

-- Bryan Cauwels, President, Save Oakland Sports

 

*Titles & affiliations listed for identification purposes only.