“Shebreh is a dedicated, equity-driven leader, She is gifted with the ability to bring people together to find common ground, and to craft initiatives and policy that address the many inequities our community faces.”

Faris Sabbah – County Superintendent of Schools

Elected Officials

  • Mark Stone – CA Assemblymember District 29
  • Bruce McPherson – SC County Supervisor 5th District and Former Secretary of State
  • Fred Keeley – Former State Assembly Speaker Pro Tem
  • Ryan Coonerty – SC County Supervisor 3rd District and Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Zach Friend – SC County Supervisor 2nd District
  • Neal Coonerty – Former County Supervisor 3rd District and Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Jim Hart – Sheriff, City of Santa Cruz
  • Faris Sabbah – Superintendent, Santa Cruz County of Education
  • Michael Watkins – Former Superintendent, Santa Cruz County of Education 
  • Adam Spickler – Cabrillo College Trustee Area 2
  • Christina Cuevas – Cabrillo College Board Trustee, Area 3
  • Leticia Mendoza – Cabrillo College Trustee Area 5
  • Donna Meyers – Vice Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Cynthia Mathews – Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Renee Golder – Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
  • Mike Rotkin – Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Cynthia Chase –  Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • David Terrazas – Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Don Lane – Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Hillary Bryant – Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Pamela Comstock – Former Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
  • Francisco Estrada – Former Mayor, City of Watsonville
  • Jimmy Dutra – Former Councilmember and former Vice Mayor, City of Watsonville
  • Kristen Petersen – Mayor, City of Capitola
  • Yvette Brooks – Vice Mayor, City of Capitola
  • Derek Timm – Vice Mayor City of Scotts Valley
  • Jim Reed – Councilmember, City of Scotts Valley
  • Donna Lind – Councilmember, City of Scotts Valley
  • Victor Gomez – Former Mayor, City of Hollister
  • Sheila Coonerty – Santa Cruz City Schools Board member, Vice President, Area 3
  • Deb Tracy-Proulx – Santa Cruz City Schools Board member, Vice President, Area 5
  • Don Croll – Pacific Elementary School Board Member

Affiliations shown for purposes of identification only.

Community Organizations/Groups

Santa Cruz County Democratic Party

California Democratic Party

Democratic Women’s Club of Santa Cruz County

Planned Parenthood – Advocates Mar Monte

Santa Cruz Police Officer’s Association

Santa Cruz City Firefighters, Local # 1716

Locally Owned Business Alliance of Santa Cruz

BAYMEC – Moving Equality Forward

Santa Cruz Together

Santa Cruz United

National Iranian American Council

Community Members

  • Afsaneh Davis
  • Afriyanti Neumann
  • Aiko Fisher
  • Alan McKay
  • Alex Liardet
  • Allison Guevara
  • Ama Delevett
  • Amy Rosa Harrington
  • Ana Herrera
  • Andrea Riordan
  • Andrew Davis
  • Andrew Goldenkranz
  • Angela Chestnut
  • Anne Childers
  • Anne Watkins
  • April Walton
  • Azita Polady
  • Bahman Karimzadeh
  • Bill Henry
  • Braden Coolidge
  • Brian Johnson
  • Bruce Dykarr
  • Casey Coonerty Protti
  • Caitlin Brune
  • Caitlin Phillips
  • Caleb Baskin
  • Candice Elliott
  • Cara Pearson
  • Cari Napoles
  • Carol Fuller
  • Carol Polhamus
  • Carolyn Coleman
  • Casey Coonerty Protti
  • Cathy Stefanki
  • Christine Sippl
  • Clara E Minor
  • Connie Jensen
  • Cricket Roberto
  • Curt Coleman
  • Cynthia Baskin
  • Cynthia Hawthorne
  • Dana McRae
  • Dana Thomsen
  • Danielle Long
  • Dave Resnikoff
  • David Baskin
  • David Foster
  • David Pais
  • Deana Rabiah
  • Debbie Liardet
  • Debra Feldstein
  • Debra Wallace
  • Deidre Hamilton
  • Dena Loijos
  • Donna Murphy
  • Doug Erickson
  • El Solway
  • Ellen Symons Fox
  • Emily Bernard Coonerty
  • Emily Zimmel
  • Erfan Azadehnia
  • Eric Gross
  • Ernesto Castro
  • Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
  • Gemma Depolo
  • Geoffrey Dunn
  • Gigi Kelbert
  • Gigo de Silvas

  • Greg Larson
  • Gregory Solow
  • Habibeh Deyhim
  • Henry Hooker
  • Idris Nolan
  • Inbal Yassur
  • J. Guevara
  • Jack Dilles
  • Jack Thomsen
  • Jago Macleod
  • Jacqueline Tuttle
  • Janet Hoover
  • Janet Reed
  • James Conn
  • Jack Thomsen
  • Jeff Neuman
  • Jenn Galvin
  • Jenni Veitch-Olson
  • Jennalee Dahlen
  • Jerald & Terry Spodick
  • Jessica Scheiner
  • Jim Atkins
  • Jim Reed 
  • J.M. Brown
  • Joe Hall
  • John Burroughs
  • Jozee Roberto
  • Kevin Grossman
  • Khalil Moutawakkil
  • Kamiar Nejad
  • Kamren Johnson
  • Kathleen Birch
  • Kathleen McCarthy
  • Ken Carlson
  • Ken Koenig
  • Kim Stoner
  • Kris Reyes
  • Krista Cook
  • Kristin Bogart
  • Kristin Olafson
  • Laura Macleod
  • Les Forster
  • Leslie Connor
  • Linda Bixby
  • Linda Burroughs
  • Linnaea Holgers James
  • Lindsey Kaljian
  • Lindsey Steigner
  • Lisa Kim
  • Lisa Ortiz
  • Lisa Rose
  • Larry Pearson
  • Leslie Goodfriend
  • Lonna Larsh
  • Lou Pambianco
  • Lynn Renshaw
  • Madlyn Norman-Terrance
  • Maggie Mathias
  • Maggie McKay
  • Manouchehr Mahmoudzadeh
  • Mary Gaukel
  • Mary Lou Goeke
  • Martita Emde
  • Martina O’Sullivan
  • Mark Mesiti-Miller
  • Markus Puhvel
  • Mary Hesketh
  • Mehri Kalantari
  • Megan Joseph
  • Melanie Stern
  • Mia Huynh
  • Michael Polhamus
  • Mike Price
  • Mike Golder
  • Mojgan Seyedin
  • Monica Hettenhausen
  • Monica Terrazas
  • Nancy Garcia-Puhvel
  • Neal Langholz
  • Nicole Beck
  • Noel Bock
  • Parastoo Aghajani
  • Pat Rebele
  • Patrick McDonald
  • Payam Nejad
  • Peggy Flynn
  • Pete Kennedy
  • Peter Cook
  • Rachel Dann
  • Rafi Ortiz
  • Rahn Garcia
  • Rama Khalsa
  • Rayne Perez
  • Rebecca Fowler-Baskin
  • Rebecca Hurdis
  • Robert deFreitas
  • Robert Singleton
  • Robyn McKeen
  • Roland Rebele
  • Reuben Helick
  • Robert Orrizzi
  • Ryan Yarborough
  • Samira Harjte
  • Sarah Castro
  • Sarah Underwood
  • Sara Jaesler
  • Sarah Pincu
  • Scott Roseman
  • Shahpour Nejad
  • Shahriar Nejad
  • Shelly Pearson
  • Shuka Kalantari
  • Stacey Nagel
  • Stacey Nolan
  • Spencer Ryono
  • Stephen Jensen
  • Tangie Solow
  • Theresa Adams
  • Tom Burns
  • Tom Manheim
  • Trenise Pot
  • Valerie Leveroni Corral
  • Wendy Milette
  • Val Cole
  • Vicki Boriack
  • Wendy Martyna
  • Zachary Davis