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Community Leaders and Organizations Who Proudly Endorse Measure T:

Organizations 

African American Community Service Agency

Bay Area Ridge Trail

Bay Rising Action

Breathe California

California Mountain Biking Coalition

California Native Plant Society

Climate Reality Project Santa Clara County Chapter

Evergreen Cultural Association

Friends of Five Wounds Trail

Grassroots Ecology

Guadalupe River Park Conservancy

Green Foothills

Greenbelt Alliance

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

IBEW Local 332 

Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful

League of Women Voters-San Jose/Santa Clara

Mothers Out Front Silicon Valley

Peninsula Open Space Trust

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Conservation Corps

San Jose Parks Advocates

San Jose Parks Foundation

San Jose Strong

Santa Clara County Democratic Party 

Santa Clara County League of Conservation Voters

Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Santa Teresa Foothills Neighborhood Association

Save the Bay

Save Our Trails

Saved by Nature

Sempervirens Fund

Shasta Hanchett Neighborhood Association

Sierra Club

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition

Silicon Valley Leadership Group 

Silicon Valley Young Democrats

Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action

South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition

South County Democratic Club

South Bay Labor Council

SPUR

Sunrise Silicon Valley

The Health Trust 

TOGETHER Bay Area

350 Silicon Valley

Elected Officials 

Anna Eshoo, U.S Congresswoman, 18th District, CA

Zoe Lofgren, U.S Congresswoman, 19th District, CA

Jim Beall, California State Senate, 15th District 

Bill Monning, California State Senate, 17th District 

Kansen Chu, California State Assembly, 25th District

Ash Kalra, California State Assembly, 27th District

Evan Low, California State Assembly, 28th District

Mark Stone, California State Assembly, 29th District

Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County, District 2 Supervisor

Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County, District 3 Supervisor

Susan Ellenberg, Santa Clara County, District 4 Supervisor 

Joe Simitian, Santa Clara County, District 5 Supervisor 

Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San Jose

Chappie Jones, Vice Mayor, City of San Jose

Sergio Jimenez, Councilmember, District 2, City of San Jose

Raul Peralez, Councilmember, District 3, City of San Jose

Sylvia Arenas, Councilmember, District 8, City of San Jose 

Pam Foley, Councilmember, District 9, City of San Jose 

Matt Mahan, Councilmember-elect , District 10, City of San Jose 

​Lisa M. Gillmor, Mayor, City of Santa Clara

Debi Davis, Councilmember, District 6, City of Santa Clara

Teresa O'Neill, Councilmember, District 4, City of Santa Clara

Kathy Watanabe, Councilmember, District 1, City of Santa Clara

Raj Chahal, Councilmember, District 2, City of Santa Clara

Susan Landry, Mayor, City of Campbell 

Richard Tran, Mayor, City of Milpitas

Karina Dominguez, Councilmember, City of Milpitas

Anthony Phan, Councilmember, City of Milpitas

Rich Constantine, Mayor, City of Morgan Hill

Larry Carr, Councilmember, City of Morgan Hill

John McKay, Councilmember, City of Morgan Hill

Rene Spring, Councilmember, City of Morgan Hill 

Claudia Rossi, President, Santa Clara County Board of Education

Alex Kennett, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 1 Board Member

Mike Flaugher, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 2 Board Member

Sequoia Hall, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 3 Board Member

Dorsey Moore, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 4 Board Member

Shay Franco-Clausen, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 5 Board Member 

Mike Potter, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 6 Board Member & Chair

Dr. Kalvin Gill, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, District 7 Board Member 

Nai Hsueh, Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Barbara Keegan, Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Linda J. LeZotte, Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Jim Cuneen, Former California State Assemblymember 

John Laird, Former California State Assemblymember

Sally Lieber, Former California State Assemblymember 

Blanca Alvarado, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor

Rod Diridon Sr., Former Santa Clara County Supervisor 

Dianne McKenna, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor

Ken Yeager, Former Santa Clara County Supervisor 

Ron Gonzales, Former Mayor, City of San Jose 

Margie Matthews, Former Councilmember, City of San Jose

Rod Diridon Jr., Former Councilmember, City of Santa Clara 

John McLemore, Former Councilmember, City of Santa Clara

Jason Baker, Former Mayor, City of Campbell

Garnetta Annable, Former Board Member, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority 

Virginia Holtz, Former Board Member, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority 

Individuals 

Vicki Alexander, SCVOSA Citizens Advisory Committee

Rebeca Armendariz, Issues and Endors. Chair, South County Democratic Club 

Charmon Ashby, Retired teacher, Palo Alto Unified School District

Harbir Bhatia, Santa Clara Council Candidate, Community Organizer, Technologist

Anthony Becker, City of Santa Clara Planning Commissioner

Pete Carillo, Silicon Valley Advisors

Eric Carruthers

Sara Clark, Conservation Attorney

Mary Jessie Celestin, Founder, San Jose Strong

Helen M Chapman, Former Chair, San Jose Parks Commission

Nick Cortez, Co-Coordinator, South Bay Progressive Alliance

Jean Dresden, San Jose Parks Advocates

Greg Dulberg, San Jose resident

Swanee A. Edwards, Community Activist and Valley Water Ambassador

Joanne Fierro, President, South County Democratic Club 

Matt Freeman, Assistant General Manager, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority 

Carl Guardino, Bloom Energy 

Leslee Guardino, Partner, Canyon Snow

Justyna Guterman, Development Coordinator, Sierra Club

Claudia and Jim Hamm

Linda Hutchins-Knowles, Co-founder, Mothers Out Front Silicon Valley

Jan Hintermeister

Ronald Horii

Suds Jain, City of Santa Clara Planning Commissioner

Matt Kamkar, PE, JD, Former Chair of Planning Commission, City of San Jose

Kimberly Leiser, Real Estate Broker and Community Volunteer

Linda MacCrae

Monica Mallon, Transit Lead, Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action

Brian Malone

Sousan Manteghi-Safakish, Bay Area Iranian American Democrats

Ruth Merino, SJ Clean Energy Advisory Commissioner

Kitty Monahan

Vicki Moore, Former Policy Director, Greenbelt Alliance Santa Clara County Planning Commissioner

Jack Nadeau

Peter Pham, Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action; Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action

David Poeschel

Bill Rankin, President, Save Our Trails

Audrey Rust, Former President Peninsula Open Space Trust

Suzanne Sullivan, Peninsula Open Space Trust Board Member

Kathy Sutherland, Chairperson, SCVOSA Citizens Advisory Committee

Jason Spitzer, CA Democratic Party District Delegate

Jake Tonkel, City of San Jose, City Council Candidate

Karen Warner Nelson, Chair, Climate Reality Project: Santa Clara County

Terrell J. Watt

Don Weden, Bay Trail Board Member; Save the Bay Action Fund Board Member

Caryl Westerberg

Linda Wilson, Retired Teacher, San Jose Unified School District

Titles for Identification Purposes Only 

Paid for by Friends of Santa Clara Valley Open Space, Yes on Measure T, sponsored by Peninsula Open Space Trust.

Committee major funding from:

Peninsula Open Space Trust

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