“Wayne persistently works to improve our residents’ quality of life and keep our city safe. He supports our

schools, practices inclusive and transparent government and is fiscally responsible.”

   - Jan Dennis

     Former Manhattan Beach Mayor & City Councilmember; Esteemed Historian/Author

 

“Wayne has served our community well as our City Councilmember, Mayor, L.A. County Beach Commission

Chair, and as a longtime, dedicated community leader and volunteer.”

   - Walt Dougher

     Former Manhattan Beach Mayor & City Councilmember

 

“For many years, Wayne has been an advocate and volunteer for our entire community, especially for our youth and older adults. He’s also applied his Accounting and Chief Financial Officer background to ensure taxpayer dollars are spent appropriately and wisely.”

   - Tracey Windes

     Manhattan Beach Library Commissioner, Former MBUSD School Board Member

 

 

Endorsements from Community Leaders

 

California State Senator Ben Allen, 26th Senate District:

Senator Ben Allen

(Non-partisan/non-political endorsement, based on exemplary public service.)

 

Current & Former MB Mayors & City Councilmembers:

Steve Napolitano, Manhattan Beach Mayor

Jan Dennis, Former MB Mayor & City Councilmember

Walt Dougher, Former MB Mayor & City Councilmember

Linda Wilson, Former MB Mayor & City Councilmember

 

Manhattan Beach City Commissioners:

Ben Burkhalter, MB Planning Commissioner

Stewart Fournier, MB Planning Commissioner

Richard Thompson, MB Planning Commissioner

Steve Nicholson, MB Parks & Recreation Commissioner

Steve Delk, MB Parking & Public Improvements Commissioner

Cort Casady, MB Library Commissioner

Randi Elasowich, MB Library Commissioner

Ro Schreiner, MB Library Commissioner

Tracey Windes, MB Library Commissioner

Fred Manna, MB Cultural Arts Commissioner

Jackie May, MB Cultural Arts Commissioner

Betsy Rubino, MB Cultural Arts Commissioner

Orhan Taner, MB Cultural Arts Commissioner

Dr. Cyrous Adami, MB Board of Building Appeals Member

 

Former Manhattan Beach City Commissioners:

Richard Ackerman, Former MB Planning Commissioner

Martha Andreani, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

George Apostol, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Bob Bohner, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Jim Fasola, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Grant Kirkpatrick, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Chuck Milam, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Steve Ortmann, Former MB Planning Commissioner/Chair

Russ Allen, Former MB Parks & Rec. Commissioner/Chair

Tom Cajka, Former MB Parks & Rec. Commissioner/Chair

Steve Rothans, Former MB Parks & Recreation Commissioner/Chair

Margie Queen, Former MB Parks & Recreation Commissioner/Chair

Cheryl Cleamons, Former MB Library Commissioner/Chair

Josh Cooperman, Former MB Library Commissioner/Chair

Elizabeth Kunkee, Former MB Library Commissioner/Chair

Peter DeMaria, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Nancy Dunn, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Delpha Flad, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

James Gill, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Loli Ramezani, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Susan Sweeney, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Alison Wright, Former MB Cultural Arts Commissioner/Chair

Ed Myska, Former MB Board of Zoning Adjustments/Chair

Louie Tomaro, Former MB Board of Building Appeals Chair

 

Other Manhattan Beach Community Leaders:

Kate Bergin, MB Education Foundation Board Member *

Brianne Edwards, MB Coordinating (Education) Council President *

Frank Chiella, MB CERT (Emergency Response) President *

Gary McAulay, MB Historical Society President *

Kristin Long, MB Historical Society Treasurer *

Elaine Trotter, Neptunian Woman’s Club Vice President *

Steve DeBaets, MB Senior Citizen Advisory Committee Chair *

Ken Thompson, MB Senior Citizen Advisory Committee *

Gary Wayland, MB|X Foundation Board Member *

John Roberts, MB Roundhouse Aquarium Board Member *

Kim Edwards, Leadership Manhattan Beach President *

Cheryl Abel, Soroptimist International MB President *

Laura Lind, Soroptimist International MB District Director *

Jane Guthrie, MB Conservancy Chair of the Board *

Mary Morigaki, MB Hometown Fair Board Member *

Craig Cadwallader, MB Sustainability Task Force Member *

Adriene Rollo, MBPD Victim’s Assistance Team Member *

Mark Wilhelm, “P.S. I Love You” Foundation President *

DeAnn Chase, Former MB Chamber Chair of the Board *

Karen Hill, Former MB Chamber Chair of the Board *

Audrey Judson, Former MB Env. Task Force Member *

David Pedersen, Former MB Env. Task Force Member *

Daniel Salzman, Former MB Env. Task Force Member *

Yvonne Phillips, Former MB Hometown Fair Board Member *

Thomas Tyrer, Former MB Youth Athletics President *

Rosie Duenas, Former Leadership MB President *

Dr. Gary Hartzell, Former Mira Costa High School Principal *

Leanne Huebner, Former MB Ed Foundation Board Member *

Christine Cronin-Hurst, Former MBUSD School Board Member *

Peter Alfvin, Former MBUSD School Board Member *

LeRoy Nelson, Former MBUSD School Board Member *

Tracey Windes, Former MBUSD School Board Member *

 

Neighboring City Leaders: (endorsed by every beach city Mayor)

Stacey Armato, Hermosa Beach Mayor

Bill Brand, Redondo Beach Mayor

Drew Boyles, El Segundo Mayor

Pat Furey, Torrance Mayor

Dr. Mary Campbell, HB Mayor Pro Tem & Former School Board President

Jeff Duclos, Hermosa Beach Councilmember & Former Mayor

Hany Fangary, HB Councilmember & Former Mayor

Howard Fishman, Former HB Councilmember & Mayor

 

Other Civic Leaders:

Carol Kwan, West Basin Municipal Water District Board *

Vanessa Poster, Beach Cities Health District Board President *

Ralph Mailloux, Emergency 911 Dispatch Center Director *

Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor *

Scott Sachs, Los Angeles County Beach Commissioner *

 

*Organizations listed for identification purposes.

Endorsements from Our Community

Tina Abel

Michelle Adami

Victoria Bailer Alfvin

Michael Allmon

Desi Alvarez

John Arensdorf

Harry & Sevan Ashikian

Chris & Lory Barra

Jim & Evelyn Belt

Tim Bergin

Bret Bernard

Paul Beswick

Bob Beverly

Bob Blanchard

Michele Bloch

Neil Boyer

Sherrie & Russell Brand

Patti Brown

Sharon Brown

Pat & Eliana Campbell

Doug & Diane Carter

Barbara Casady

Ellen Chao

Jon Chaykowski

Tony Choueke

Virginia Clayton

Steve Collins

Rich & Dr. Joan Corgel

Gary & Vicki Crum

Janice Davenport

Chris Davis

Jeri Dearden

Brian DeCato

Dave Dinwiddie

Mike Don

Brittany Donaleshen

Jeff Dooley

Donn Ennis

Brent Enright

Karla Farenholz

Robert Fortunato

Joanne Galin

Julie Gallas

Ron & Sarah Geller

Brenda George

Jennifer Goldstein

Roy & Julie Gonella

John & Liz Griggs

Cathy Grove

Joe & Irene Guimera

Susan Harris

Bob Heintz

Heather Helbig

Dave Hennessy

David Henschel

Betty Herring

Robert Hoff

Bill Hory

Amanda Hunter

Andrew & Justine Hunter

Pat Jacobs

Dennis Jarvis

 

Casey Jennings

Larry Johnson

Kraig & Monaka Kalinich

George Kaufman

Rinee Keldrauk

Lelia Knight

Mark Kordonsky

Adam Kreutner

Peter Landecker

Bob Lauson

Abbott Lawrence

Suzanne Lerner

Tim Lesser

David & Caroline Lessick

Helene Lohr

Rick & Ann Lopez

Tony Lucich

Mary Maguire

Linda Malek

April Marano-Ford

Bernie Marchant

Tom & Ann Martin

Jan Martinez

Pat Martzen

Susan Matt

Jennifer McAulay

Paul & Terri McCaul

Bill & Pattie McCaverty

Jon & Julie McGauley

Jack McManus

Dennis McNeil

Sean Mede

Tony Messenger

Suzanne Michel

Edna Murphy

Janet Murphy

Eileen Neill

Anita Nelson

Kathie Nichols

Pam Nicholson

Leigh Noda

Steve Noble

Eileen Oda

Joel Oiknine

John Oshiro

Carmen Osterling

Steve & Paula Packwood

Stewart & Natalie Padveen

Gino & Theresa Panaro

Jerry & Monique Pancake

Kelly Parker

Rita Pastore

Alisa Pedersen

Alexis Pedersen

Carol Perrin

Victoria Peters

King Phillips

Wendy Phillips

Grace Pienza

Audra Platz

Julie Profet

Rico & Cinzia Quevedo

 

Kris Quinn

Mary Ralls

Carla Ramirez

Kyle Ransford

Ralph & Kathe Reiken

Dana Reinhardt

Emily Reinstein

Linda Reinstein

Mervis Reissig

George & Michele Reppucci

Alita & Curt Rethmeyer

Richard Rose

Albert & Rebecca Roth

Dennis & Susan Roth

J.D. & Chrissy Roth

Sheryl Rothans

Vickie Ruch

John & Karen Russo

Betsy Ryan

Pete & Kim Salzer

Daniel & Pamela Salzman

Dave Salzman

Roark Sandberg

Susan Saroian

Jeanie Sauder

Larry Scanlan

Marilyn Scott

Vickie Sekits

Mark Shoemaker

Ed Skebe

Dennis Smith

Leslie Smith

Steve & Heidi Snively

Neil Snow

Janet Soliman

Bruce & Toni Stafford

Bob Steinmetz

Paul & Susan Stromgren

Greg & Yuriko Strong

Brett & Carmen Stubbs

Peggy Sullivan

Michael Tauber

Margo Thole

Rick & Dana Thornton

Jack Tracy

Gary Troop

Kathy Tyrer

Alicia Van der Veer

Bob Visty

Gordana Vukotich

Karol Wahlberg

Tamara Walker

Jeff & Jennifer Wallin

Zach & Wendy Warren

Dennis White

Steve Whitsitt

Bob White

Scott Whyte

Gayle Wilhite

William & Theresa Wood

Periann Yanofsky

Julie Young

 

Partial List (Growing daily)

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