Neighborhood Champions Stand With Nathan Fletcher



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: Dan Rottenstreich

August 8, 2017


Neighborhood Champions Stand With Nathan Fletcher

Grassroots support for Fletcher’s Supervisor Campaign continues to grow


SAN DIEGO – Adding yet more grassroots support to his campaign, today Nathan Fletcher announced the endorsement of neighborhood leaders from throughout the 4th Supervisorial District.  Today’s endorsements are:

·      Joe LaCava, Chair, San Diego Planning Committee, Honorary Mayor of La Jolla

·      Ryan Trabuco, President Emeritus, Clairemont Town Council

·      Rich Grosch, Chairman, Ocean Beach Planning Board


Nathan Fletcher said: “County Government needs to start addressing the urgent needs going unmet in our neighborhoods and I’m committed to working with neighborhood leaders like Joe, Ryan and Rich to get it done.  I’ll take on the business as usual on the Board of Supervisors and tackle San Diego’s pressing challenges like the growing homeless crisis, urgently needed road repair and public transit, and economic security for our most underserved and vulnerable communities.”


Fletcher’s neighborhood level endorsements underscore the breadth of Fletcher’s support and his campaign’s grassroots strength.  The endorsements add to the expansive, diverse coalition of top elected officials, respected organizations and grassroots residents backing Fletcher for County Supervisor.  Since announcing his campaign less than a month ago, Fletcher’s growing support includes:

·      SEIU Local 221

·      CWA Local 9509

·      Donna Frye, San Diego Councilwoman, retired

·      Chris Ward, San Diego City Councilman

·      Marti Emerald, San Diego Councilwoman, retired

·      Kevin Beiser, San Diego Unified School Boardmember

·      Rafael Castellanos, San Diego Port Commissioner

·      Serge Dedina, Mayor of Imperial Beach

·      Mark West, Imperial Beach Councilman

·      Cori Schumacher, Carlsbad City Councilwoman

·      Steve Padilla, Chula Vista City Councilman

·      Jess Durfee, Francine Busby, Past Democratic Party Chairs

·      Jennifer Campbell, President, Clairemont Democratic Club

·      Fayaz Nawabi, President, Muslim Democratic Club of San Diego

·      Jonathan Wubbolding, President, Pt Loma Democratic Club

·      David Warmoth,  Past President, San Diego Democrats for Equality


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Nathan Fletcher is a Marine Corps combat veteran, former California State Assemblymember and a Professor of Practice at UCSD. In the State Assembly, Fletcher passed more than 30 laws to expand healthcare coverage, protect homeowners during the foreclosure crisis and strengthen penalties for violent crimes against children.  Since leaving the Assembly, Fletcher founded a veterans’ advocacy foundation to help eliminate the stigma surrounding Post-Traumatic Stress and joined the teaching faculty at UCSD.  Fletcher lives in City Heights with his wife, Lorena, and their four children.


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