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Endorsements

John Lee is proudly endorsed by the following officials, unions, associations and community leaders.

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Los Angeles City Mayor, Karen Bass

"I’ve been proud to work with Councilman Lee over the past year as the City has locked arms to bring thousands more unhoused Angelenos inside than in years before."

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Congressmember Tony Cárdenas

"I’ve known and worked with John for over twenty years.  John brings diverse and often opposing voices together to create solutions and make progress on some of the toughest challenges.  John listens, takes action, and gets results.  I support John Lee"

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United Firefighters Los Angeles City (UFLAC) Local 112

"The United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 proudly support Councilmember John Lee’s re-election. John has consistently made public safety and our first responders a top priority in the 12th Council District. He is the only candidate with the experience and understanding necessary to help our 3,400 rank and file Firefighters and Paramedics, ensure the well-being and safety of our communities."

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Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL)

"The Los Angeles Police Protective League proudly supports Councilmember John Lee’s re-election.  Councilmember Lee is the only candidate you can count on to do what it takes to keep neighborhoods safe, fight crime, and build a healthier and safer city for everyone."

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Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721

"Services Employees International Union Local 721 is proud to endorse Councilmember John Lee for re-election.  Councilmember Lee has been a trusted partner and advocate for the thousands of workers who make our city run day in and day out.  Whether it has been advocating for fair contracts and better working conditions or investing in city services, Councilmember Lee is a leader we can count on."

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Los Angeles Daily News

"We believe it’s important for the nation’s second-largest city to have more than one point of view represented on the City Council when difficult choices have to be made. John Lee has provided a touch of much-needed balance."

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Community Leaders

John Ciccarelli, Honorary Mayor of Granada Hills*

Steve Yeager, Honorary Mayor of Chatsworth*

The Boeckmann Family 
Robyn Bernson, Former CD12 First Lady*

Rabbi Yossi Spritzer, Chabad of Chatsworth*

Dave and Christie Cox, Zoe International*

Fred Gaines, Chair, Valley Economic Alliance*

Oscar Jimenez, AYSO Area 10 Board Member*

Dianne Kartiala, SOLID*

Carey Wendler, ETI Corral 54*

Milan Choi, Korean Senior Citizens Association of San Fernando Valley*

Sunny Yi, Valley Korean American Parents Association*

Mark Hong, Korean Real Estate Brokers Association of Southern California*

Jackie Koo, Valley Youth Philharmonic Orchestra*

James An, Korean American Federation of Los Angeles*

Peter Kim, Korean American Chamber of Commerce*

Song-Ok Jeon, Korean Institute of Socal*

Daniel Park, Korean Institute of Socal*

Yeohoon Eun, Health Korea*

Ben Pak, Korean American Law Enforcement Organization*

Peter Park, Koreatown Empowerment Center*

Glenn Gomez, Granada Hills Rotary Club*

Alicia Komaki, Sierra Canyon Girls Basketball Coach*

David Hartmire, North Valley YMCA*

Madlena Minasian, President, North Hills West Neighborhood Council*

Silva Abramian, District 12 Resident

Dave Brown, Board Member, North Hills West Neighborhood Council*

Maggie Elliott, Board Member, North Hills West Neighborhood Council*

Chris Hofmeister, SHERIFF*

Tina Grigorian, Realtor*

Noriyoshi Miyata, Senior Vice President Mitsuwa Corporation*

Becky Leveque, President, Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council*

Christine Demirtshian, Board Member, Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council*

Don Larson, Board Member, Chatsworth Neighborhood Council*

Gabriel Khanlian, Business Owner & Former President of the Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council*

Jennifer Ibrahim, Board Member, Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council*

Mary Melvin, Educator

Eric Nam, Former Area Planning Commissioner & Former Porter Ranch* Neighborhood Council Board Member*

Daniel Ruiz, President, West Valley Alliance*

Jill Mather, President & Founder, Volunteers Cleaning Communities*

Bonnie Bursk, Granada Hills Business Improvement District/Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce*

Char Rothstein, President, West Hills Neighborhood Council*

Jason Hector, Board Member, Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council*

Lisa Carothers, Board Member, Northridge South Neighborhood Council*

Star Tomlinson, Business Owner

Myrl Schreibman, Board Member, West Hills Neighborhood Council*

Steve Randall, Board Member, West Hills Neighborhood Council*

Aida Abkarians, Board Member, West Hills Neighborhood Council*

Jacob Kantor, Ed, Consultant

Adina Barco, PALS EPRI*

Gilles Chiasson, Valley International Preparatory High School, Teacher*

Geoge Fuentes, Principal, Dearborn Elementary School*

Bonnee Lallouz, Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator, Granada Hills Charter High School*

Kevin Wachs, Founder, Get Together Foundation*

Jack Kayajian, Former Council District 12 Candidate

Earl Roth, President, Jewish War Veterans*

Kurt Rademacher, Member, Wings Over Wendys*

Alice Park Lee, PESA, LAUSD - Area North*

Kelly Mattinson, District 12 Resident

Takeshi Izuma, President and CEO, Mitsuwa Corporation*

Jorge Jimenez, Board Member, Northridge West Neighborhood Council*

Albert Melena, Executive Director, San Fernando Valley Partnership*

Carlos Ordonez, Real Estate - Park Regency*

Scott Wright, Board Member, Northridge South Neighborhood Council*

Michelle Specter, District 12 Resident

Nathan Wolfstein, District 12 Resident

Ed Reynolds, District 12 Resident

Mark Hovater, District 12 Resident

Kamesh Aysola, Chatsworth Resident

Vicki Briskman, Chatsworth Resident

Dan Huffman, Chatsworth Resident

Jim Van Gundy, Chatsworth Resident

Pat LoPresti, Northridge Resident

Debi Mayer, Granada Hills Resident

Jane Stanton, Granada Hills Resident

Terry Dixon, District 12 Resident

Silva Abramian, Porter Ranch Resident

Nancy Hofmeister, District 12 Resident

Chris Hofmeister, District 12 Resident

Julie Newman, District 12 Resident

Natalie Khooda, District 12 Resident

Millie Jones

Mary Turner, District 12 Resident

Hilda Sarkisian, District 12 Resident

Larry Fleck, District 12 Resident

Jheri Heetland, District 12 Resident

David Phelps, District 12 Resident

Josie Casarrubias, District 12 Resident

Richard Rodriguez, District 12 Resident

Phyllis Winger, District 12 Resident

Linda And Andre Van der Valk, Chatsworth Resident

Sarah Bradford, District 12 Resident

Laine Caspi, District 12 Resident

James Ashjian, District 12 Resident

Richard And Maria Fisk, Granada Hills Resident

Jelena Csanyi, District 12 Resident

Chris Sims, District 12 Resident

Leticia Bziz, Chatsworth Resident

Linda And Andre Kerner, Granada Hills Resident

Barbara Malin, District 12 Resident

Julio Galvez, District 12 Resident

Elisabeth Waldo Dentzel, District 12 Resident

Dana Carl Dentzel, District 12 Resident

Paul Dentzel, District 12 Resident

John Redican, Chatsworth Resident

Sprague Jones, District 12 Resident

Shelly L. Steinberg, District 12 Resident

Kelly Holland, District 12 Resident

***Titles are for identification purposes only

Elected Officials

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger 
Los Angeles City Council President Paul Krekorian
Los Angeles City Council President Pro Tempore Marqueece Harris-Dawson
Los Angeles City Councilmember Tim McOsker
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Traci Park
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Heather Hutt
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price
State Senator Scott Wilk

State Senator Bob Hertzberg (Ret.) 
Assemblymember Paula Boland (Ret.)
Former Councilmember Greig Smith 
Former Councilmember Dennis P. Zine 
Former Councilmember Joe Buscaino 
Former Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell 

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Labor Unions

United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112                             
Los Angeles Police Protective League
Los Angeles Airport Police

Los Angeles School Police Management Association 
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Association
LADWP Management Employees Association     
Laborers Local 300
International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 13 

Foremen's Union ILWU Local 94
Marine Clerks Associates ILWU Local 63
Teamsters Joint Council 42

Western States Regional Council of Carpenters
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1277 

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Business and Trade Associations

BizFed PAC
California Apartment Association
California Hotel & Lodging Association
Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles
California Association REALTORS
Central City Association
Building Owners & Management Association of Greater Los Angeles
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 

Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA)

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