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Hawthorne Community Leaders

  • Mike Talleda, Hawthorne City Councilman
  • Gary Parsons, Hawthorne City Councilman (former)
  • Pablo Catano, Hawthorne City Councilman (former)
  • Barbara Hendricks, Hawthorne Civil Service Commission
  • Manuel Balboa, Hawthorne Civil Service Commission
  • Don Harris, Hawthorne Civil Service Commission
  • Robyn Sanyal, Hawthorne Civil Service Commission
  • Allen Richards, Civil Service Commission (former)
  • Ryan Richard, Hawthorne Planning Commission
  • Rula Alshanableh, Hawthorne Planning Commission
  • Robert E. Smith, Hawthorne Planning Commission
  • Juan Ortiz, Hawthorne Planning Commission
  • Jason Caraveo, Hawthorne Planning Commission
  • Pat Carey , Hawthorne Planning Commission (former)
  • Juanita Douse, Hawthorne Seniors Commission
  • Carol Maston, Hawthorne Seniors Commission
  • Judy Ramirez , Hawthorne Seniors Commission
  • Joseph Jackson, Hawthorne Seniors Commission
  • Darvis Johnson, Hawthorne Seniors Commisssion
  • Ken Lester, Hawthorne Veterans Commission
  • Carol Steinhauer, Hawthorne Veterans Commission
  • Jim Robilotta, Hawthorne Veterans Commission
  • Herminia Balboa, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Richard Huhn , Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Solo Azuomo, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Danielle Marquez, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Kevin Posey, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Charles Bowie, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Norm Morton, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission (former)
  • Gloria Plascencia, Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Commission (former)
  • Oscar Solares, Hawthorne Youth Commission
  • Jamine Esquivias, Hawthorne Youth Commission
  • Brian Dsouza, Hawthorne Youth Commission
  • Jesse Villalpando, Hawthorne Youth Commission
  • Chioma Jade Marks, Hawthorne Youth Commission
  • Shannon Erpenbach Gonzalez , Hawthorne Youth Commission (former)
  • Dario Manriquez, Hawthorne Youth Commission (former)
  • Tilo Lopez, Hawthorne Youth Commission (former)

Homeowner Association Leaders

  • Jennifer Houston, Hollyglen HOA President
  • Ed Trejo, Hollyglen HOA Boardmember (former)
  • Gary Parsons, Hollyglen HOA Former President
  • Julie DeCoste, Hollglen HOA Boardmember
  • Ken Lester, South Bay 360 Board Member
  • Tony Tadros, Ramona HA President
  • Carolyn Ficklin , Ramona HA Boardmember
  • Judy Ramirez, Ramona HA Board Member
  • Lucy Ravitch, Ramona HA 1st Vice President
  • James O'Grady, Ramona HA Former President
  • Allen Richards, Ramona HA Former President
  • Harry Hendricks, Holly Park HOA President
  • Carol Maston, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Ryan Richard, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Linda Brown, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Paul Lowe, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Jaunita Douse, Holly Park HOA Vice President
  • Melvin Mosley, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Joe Wright, Holly Park HOA Former President
  • Fay Osborne, Holly Park HOA Boardmember
  • Ruben Sanchez, North Hawthorne HOA President
  • Oscar Solares, North Hawthorne HOA 1st Vice President
  • Tony Reynoso, North Hawthorne HOA Treasurer
  • Laurelia Walker , North Hawthorne HOA Secretary
  • Rica Olson, North Hawthorne HOA Boardmember
  • Lely Fernandez, North Hawthorne HOA Trustee
  • Johan Cisneros, North Hawthorne HOA Trustee
  • Andrea Santana, North Hawthorne HOA Trustee
  • Carol Torres , North Hawthorne HOA Trustee
  • Daniel Mills, Former North Hawthorne HOA President

Business Organizations and Labor Groups

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Hawthorne Police Officers Association
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Los Angeles County Firefighters
Local 1014
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United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
Local 1442
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UA Local 250 Steamfitters
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South Bay Association of Realtors

Local Elected Officials

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Mayor Pat Furey
City of Torrance
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Mayor Tasha Cerda
City of Gardena
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Jeffrey Prang
Los Angeles County Assessor
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Mayor Richard Montgomery
City of Manhattan Beach
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Councilmember Herb Wesson
City of Los Angeles
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Mayor Albert Robles
City of Carson
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Mayor Pro Tem Bernadette Suarez
City of Lawndale
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Alex Padilla
Inglewood Councilmember
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Mike Talleda
Hawthorne City Councilmember
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Mayor Sandra Armenta
City of Rosemead
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Mayor Manuel Lozano
City of Baldwin Park
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Mayor John Valdivia
City of San Bernardino
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Mayor Gloria Olmos
City of South El Monte
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Mayor Eddie De La Riva
City of Maywood
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Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj
City of Artesia
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Mayor Blanca Pacheco
City of Downey
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Mayor Jesse Alvarado
City of Hawaiian Gardens
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Mayor John Lewis
City of La Mirada
  • Jeffrey Prang , Los Angeles County Assessor
  • Mayor Pat Furey, City of Torrance
  • Mayor Tasha Cerda , City of Gardena
  • Mayor Albert Robles, City of Carson
  • Mayor Richard Montgomery, City of Manhattan Beach
  • Mayor Manny Lozano, City of Baldwin Park
  • Mayor John Valdivia, City of San Bernardino
  • Mayor Eddie de la Riva, City of Maywood
  • Mayor Blanca Pacheco , City of Downey
  • Mayor Gloria Olmos, City of South El Monte
  • Mayor Sandra Armenta , undefined
  • Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj, City of Artesia
  • Mayor Andre Quintero, City of El Monte
  • Mayor Josue Barrios (former), City of Cudahy
  • Mayor Mark Burton (former), City of Manhattan Beach
  • Mayor Micheal O'Leary (former), City of Culver City
  • Mayor Luis Molina (former), City of Patterson
  • Mayor Pro Tem Bernadette Suarez, City of Lawndale
  • Mayor Pro Tem Suzanne Hadley, City of Manhattan Beach
  • Mayor Pro Tem Juan Villegas, City of Santa Ana
  • Mayor Pro Tem Steven Vargas , City of Brea
  • Mayor Pro Tem Violeta Lewis, City of La Puente
  • Mayor Pro Tem Henry Bouchot, City of Whittier
  • Councilmember Herb Wesson, City of Los Angeles
  • Councilmember Aurelio Mattucci, City of Torrance
  • Councilmember Jim Osborne, City of Lawndale
  • Councilmember Dan Reid, City of Lawndale
  • Councilmember Pat Kearney, City of Lawndale
  • Councilmember Alex Padilla, City of Inglewood
  • Councilmember Dan Medina, City of Gardena
  • Councilmember Margarita Rios, City of Norwalk
  • Councilmember Chris Garcia, City of Cudahy
  • Councilmember Janna Zurita, City of Compton
  • Councilmember Janna Zurita, City of Chino Hills
  • Councilmember Denise Diaz, City of South Gate
  • Councilmember John Ortega, City of Questa, NM
  • Councilmember David Argudo (former), City of La Puenta
  • Councilmember Alberto Perez (former), City of Montebello
  • Councilmember Fernando Vasquez (former), City of Downey
  • Councilmember Diane J. Martinez (former), City of Paramount
  • Councilmember Ginna Escobar (former), City of Pomona
  • Councilmember Cecilia Iglesias (former), City of Santa Ana
  • Councilmember Gabrielle Aragon, Council Member (former)
  • Councilmember Denise M. Robles (former), City of Commerce
  • Councilmember Marlen Garcia (former), City of Baldwin Park
  • Councilmember Sergio Infanzon (former), City of Bell Gardens
  • Councilmember Phil Reyes (former), City of Duarte
  • City Clerk Carmen Avalos, City of South Gate
  • Scott Houston , West Basin Municipal Water District
  • Director Rob Katherman, Water Replenishment District
  • Director Sergio Calderon, Water Replenishment District
  • Member Margarita Vargas, Valley County Water District
  • Member Javier Vargas , undefined

Educational Leaders

  • John Vargas, El Camino College Board President (recent)
  • Fidel Vargas, Hispanic Scholarship Fund President/CEO
  • David Vela, LAUSD Board Member
  • Cristina Chiappe, Hawthorne School District Board Member
  • Sergio Mortara, Hawthorne School District Board Member
  • Eugene Krank, Hawthorne School District Board President
  • Jose Medina, Hawthorne School Classified Employees President
  • Nelson Martinez, Wiseburn School District President
  • Roger Banuelos, Wiseburn School District Clerk
  • Israel Mora, Wiseburn School District Board Member
  • Neil Goldman, Wiseburn School District Board Member
  • Dennis Curtis, Former Wiseburn School District Board Member
  • Jane Comitz, Retired Principal, Cabrillo Elementary School
  • Hugo Rojas, Centinela Valley High School District President
  • Daniel Urrutia, Centinela Valley High School District Vice President
  • Gloria Ramos, Centinela Valley High School District Boardmember
  • Ron Esquivel, Rosemead School District Boardmember
  • John Quintanilla, Rosemead School District Boardmember
  • Gary Hardie, Lynwood Unified School District Board Member
  • Teresa Vargas-Ong, Baldwin Park Unified School District Board Member
  • Roberto Cruz, El Monte School District President
  • Micah Ali, Compton Unified School District President
  • Satra Zurita, Compton Unified School District Board Member
  • Joanne Kaneda, Wiseburn School Board Member

Religious Leaders

  • Pastor David Manila, Ocean Gate Baptist Church
  • Pastor George Magdalany, Hope Chapel Hawthorne
  • Pastor Greg Guich, Centinela Bible Church
  • Pastor Jesus Garcia, Hawthorne Church of the Nazarene
  • Pastor Curtis J Armour, Empowerment Ministries
  • Kathy Wagner, Outreach Children's Ministries
  • Ivan Ramirez-Montano, Knights of Columbus
  • Pastor John L. Jeffereon, Del Aire Baptist Church

Community Supporters

  • Ray Villafan, American Softball League Coach/Parent
  • Roxana Galls, Hawthorne Business Owner
  • Rudy Escamilla, Hawthorne Business Owner
  • Silverio Mendoza, Hawthorne Business Owner
  • James W. Kim, Hawthorne Business Owner
  • Rafael Sena, Hawthorne Business Owner
  • Kurt Iwasaki, Police Officer
  • Manny Rosales, Firefighter
  • Joe Gardner, Retired Police Officer
  • Ray Marquez, Retired Firefighter
  • Ismael Del Pino, Police Officer
  • Claudia Hernandez, Hawthorne Neighborhood Action Council
  • Nidia Moreno, Hawthorne Neighborhood Action Council