Endorsements

I am honored to have the support of the following organizations, elected officials, and community members:

 

Elected officials representing Bellevue: 

Patty Kuderer, State Senator

Lisa Wellman, State Senator

 

Judy Clibborn, State Representative

Joan McBride, State Representative

Tana Senn, State Representative

Vandana Slatter, State Representative

 

Claudia Balducci, King Council Councilmember

 

John Stokes, Mayor - City of Bellevue

John Chelminiak, Deputy Mayor - City of Bellevue

Lynne Robinson, Bellevue City Councilmember

Ernie Simas, Bellevue City Councilmember

 

Gerry Hughes, East Bellevue Community Councilmember

Steve Kasner, East Bellevue Community Councilmember

 

Chris Marks, Bellevue School Board member

My-Linh Thai, Bellevue School Board member

Carolyn Watson, Bellevue School Board member

 

City of Bellevue Community Leaders:

Grant Degginger, former Mayor - City of Bellevue

Terry Lukens, former Mayor - City of Bellevue

Margot Blacker, former Bellevue City Deputy Mayor and Councilmember 

Connie Marshall, former Bellevue Mayor 

Kurt Springman, former Bellevue City Councilmember

 

Jeremy Barksdale, Bellevue Planning Commissioner

Pat Sheffels, former Bellevue Planning Commissioner

Hal Ferris, former Bellevue Planning Commissioner

Jay Hamlin, former Bellevue Planning Commissioner

  

Cliff Chirls, Bellevue Transportation Commissioner

Lei Wu, Bellevue Transportation Commissioner

Francois Larrivee, former Bellevue Transportation Commissioner

Tom Tanaka, former Bellevue Transportation Commission Chair

 

James McEachran, Bellevue Human Services Commissioner

Jude Mercer, Bellevue Human Services Commission Vice-Chair

Nancy Huenefeld-Geese, former Bellevue Human Services Commission Chair

Jan Stout, former Bellevue Human Services Commission Chair 

 

Ticson Mach, Bellevue Environmental Services Commissioner

Gazel Tan, Bellevue Network on Aging Boardmember

Diana Thompson, Bellevue Network on Aging Boardmember

Betina Finley, former Bellevue Arts Commissioner

 

Bob Riley, Bellevue Schools Foundation trustee

Cathy Habib, Bellevue Schools Foundation trustee

Marianne Heywood, Bellevue Schools Foundation trustee

Betsy Johnson, former Bellevue Schools Foundation trustee

David Schooler, former Bellevue Schools Foundation trustee

Andy Rubesch, Bellevue School District teacher advocate

 

Jonathan Kagle - Vuecrest Community Association

Sue Baugh - Lake Heights Community Club and former Director of Bellevue Downtown Association

 

Cheryl Kuhn, former Bellevue Neighborhood Outreach Manager

Jan Stout, Backpack Meals for Kids Boardmember and former Bellevue Livability Team Member

Matt Terry, former Bellevue Planning and Community Development Coordinator  

Roxanne Shepherd, Eastside Pathway founding Board member

 

Regina Glenn, Bellevue small business owner & former VP for Small Business Development at Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce

Ross Jacobson, former Bellevue Downtown Association Board Chair

Peter Horvitz, former Bellevue College Foundation Boardmember

Cathy Springman, former Bellevue College Foundation Boardmember

 

Elected officials:

Cyrus Habib, Lt. Governor

Adam Smith, United States Congressman 

Suzan DelBene, United States Congresswomen

 

Bob Hasagawa, State Senator

Shelley Kloba, State Representative

Cindy Ryu, State Representative

 Gael Tarleton, State Representative

 

John Marchione, Mayor - City of Redmond 

Fred Butler, Mayor - City of Issaquah

David Asher, Kirkland City Councilmember

Luisa Bangs, Des Moines City Councilmember

Angela Birney, Redmond City Councilmember

Tanika Padhye, Redmond City Councilmember

 

Bill Ramos, Issaquah City Councilmember

Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of City of Tacoma

Wendy Weiker, Mercer Island City Councilmember

Richard Wagner, Auburn City Councilmember

Benson Wong, Mercer Island City Councilmember

 

Tom Albro, Port of Seattle Commission Chair

Stephanie Bowman, Port of Seattle Commissioner

John Creighton, Port of Seattle Commissioner

Fred Fellerman, Port of Seattle Commissioner

Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle Commissioner

 

Gary Lockeformer Governor

Marcie Maxwell, former State Representative

Lloyd Hara, former King County Assessor

 

Organizational Endorsements:

 Seattle Times

NW Asian Weekly 

 

APACE - Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment

Association of General Contractors of Washington

Aerospace Machinists Union District 751

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587

Bellevue Firefighters

 

CENSE

FUSE Washington

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Laborers Local 440

Laborers Local 242

Mechanical Contractor's Association of Western Washington 

MLKC Labor Council

 

National Women's Political Caucus

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Planned Parenthood Votes NW

Rental Housing Association of Washington 

Seattle King County Building and Construction Trades Council 

Seattle King County Realtors 

 

SEIU Local 925

Sierra Club

Transportation for Washington

Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility

Washington Conservation Voters

Washington Bikes

 

41st Legislative District Democrats

48th Legislative District Democrats 

King County Democrats

King County Young Democrats

 

Community Leader Partners: 

Joseph Lachman, Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Albert Shen, former National Director of the Minority Business Development Agency

Betty Speith, former President of the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

Dexter Tang, Board of Directors - Chinese Information and Service Center

Tay Yoshitani, former CEO for the Port of Seattle

Joan Yoshitomi, Lifetime Achievement Award winner - International Examiner

 

Bellevue Resident Supporters: 213 and counting!

Alan Heywood

Albert Ting

Amy Frei

Andrew Neff

Ann Oxrieder

Ann Wong

Annabelle Lee

Anthony Mazzella

Ari Balkan

Arlene Oki

Audrey Shaikh

Barbara Brachtl

Becky Lewis

Ben Zhang

Benny Mobley

Betty Takahashi

Bill Grace

Bob Ellis

Bob Olsen

Bonnie Claire Erling

Brad Helland

Brian McCartan

Brian Turner

Bruce Zhong

Carl Erling

Carol Nelson

Carol Orr

Carol Wilson

Caroline Lee

Carolyn Ferris

Cathy Habib

Cathy Relyea

Cecilia Shum

Cheryl Nitzsche

Cheryl Nygaard

Chet MCCorkle

Chris Walcott

Christian Helms

Clarence Gunn

Claudia Browers

Colleen Olleman

Craighton Goeppele

Crystal Zhong

Cynthia Magoon

Daniel Flahiff

Darshana Shanbhag

David Carver

David Garber

David James

David Maybee

Dawn Shaikh

Debbie Margolis

Debra Dack

Diana Chinea

Don Marsh

Doris Prestwood

Dorothy Bennett

Ed Udris

Elisabeth Kirschner

Elisabeth Rice-Taqieddin

Ellen McCartan

Ellen Post

Elya Baches

Emily Browder

Eric Evans

Erin Christ

Erin Wigger

Evelyn Siewert

Ferrel Fox

Francois Larrivee

Franja Bryant

Gareth Beale

George Northcroft

Gayle Kreek

Gerald Kroon

Geraldine Cherry

Gloria Northcroft

Heidi Schmitten

Holly Beale

Holly Huckeba

Hope Barker

Howard Behr

Howard Henry

Ingrid Turner

Irving Ogi

Jane Lee

Janet Levinger

Janet Ryan

Janice Thomas

Jean Harris

Jennifer Schroeder

Jiang Wu

Jill Mcleod

Joe Liu

Jodi Freudenberger

Joan Wallace

John Elsbree

John Thompson

John Wu

Jon Tucker

Judith Jesiolowski

Julia McCartan

Julie Flahiff

June Campbell

Kathleen Friedman

Karen Fleshman

Karen Morgan

Karen Yellman

Karla Siebe

Karol Brown

Kate Ingalls

Kathleen Clancy

Kathleen McGinnis

Kathleen Osler

Kathryn Gish

Kathryn Haelsig

Kathryn Maybee

Kelly Hall

Kelye Kneeland

Kerste Helms

Kevin Frei

Larry Cheng

Laura Ohata

Lee Fouche

Liji’ Ang Wang

Lili Gish

Linda Parrish

Linda Reichenbach

Ling Zhuang

Lixia Fan

Liying Tan

Liz VandenBerghe

Loren VandenBerghe

Lori Wilson

Lowry Bennett

Lynett Jones-Baucke

Lynn Semler

Margie Bloch

Marie Nguyen

Marilyn Mayers

Maris Olson

Meribeth Nordloef Pedersen

Mark Anderson

Mary Flett

Mary Nicholls

Matt Jacobsen

Megan Zahn

Melissa Pearce

Michele Vossler

Michelle Bae

Michelle Danley

Micki Larimer

Mike Powers

Miranda Bumstead

Nancy Phillips

Nat Franklin

Natalie Baron

Neil Olcott

Noelle Barnes

Norma Line

Pam McFadden

Pamela Johnston

Patricia Magnani

Paul Brallier

Paul England

Peggy Jackson

Philip Bernstein

Quinn Hall

Rabecca Larson

Rebecca Yoshitani

Reed Cundiff

Rex Hung

Richard Wilson

Robbin Price

Robert Hansen

Robert Wallace

Roberta Greer

Roger Ingalls

Ron Pazan

Ruth Ann Mullen

Ruth Lipscomb

Ruth Marsh

Ruth Raskind

Sally Fouche

Sandi Johnston

Sandra Archibald

Sara Fenstermacher

Sarah Jacobsen

Sarah Langton

Sarah Powers

Shannon Stroobandt

Sheau Ping Ching

Sheldon Arakaki

Steve Kasner

Steve Knapp

Sue O’Neil

Susan Anderson

Sue Zhu

Susan Hainze

Todd Freudenberger

Tom Willett

Tonya Farr

Valerie Robinson

Valerie Willett

Vincent Fratello

Wei Xiong

Wendy Jia

Willard Westre

Winnie Lauer

Xiaohe Cao

Xiaohong Wang

Yanyun Wu

Zenda Boss-Hall