(HIGHLAND, CA) – James Ramos released a broad list of endorsements from local elected leaders around San Bernardino County today in his campaign for San Bernardino County Supervisor. Leaders from cities around the county cited Ramos’ commitment to creating jobs, restoring faith in government and supporting public safety as reasons for supporting his campaign.
Councilmember Liz Harris (Big Bear) commented on the list saying, “James is an exciting candidate who brings fresh ideas about creating jobs and getting people back to work, and I think that’s why he’s receiving such broad support. He certainly has my endorsement. I want to work with him to get our county back on the right track.”
Council members, Denise Hoyt and Penny Lilburn also expressed praise for Ramos’ leadership qualities in their endorsements.
“We need someone like James as a Supervisor because we know that he will stand up for our community. We need leadership that will make protecting our neighborhoods a priority instead of campaign rhetoric. James is that leader.” Councilmember Denise Hoyt ~ City of Yucaipa
“Our next Supervisor needs to be someone that can restore faith in our County government and the government process. James is someone we can trust to provide leadership in these tough economic times. He is focused on getting people back to work, and that’s why I support him.” Councilmember Penny Lilburn ~ City of Highland
The list of supporters from around San Bernardino County includes:
San Bernardino County Supervisor Dennis Hansberger, Ret.
Big Bear Lake City Councilwoman Liz Harris
Highland City Councilwoman Penny Lilburn
Highland City Councilwoman Jody Scott
Highland City Councilman Sam Racadio
Redlands Mayor Peter Aguilar
Redlands City Councilman Jon Harrison
San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris
San Bernardino City Councilman Fred Shorett
Grand Terrace City Councilman Bernardo Sandoval
Yucaipa Mayor Dick Riddell
Yucaipa Councilwoman Denise Hoyt
Yucaipa Councilman Tom Masner
Patty Holohan, President, Redlands Unified School District
Randall Putz, Trustee, Bear Valley Unified School District
Ramos’ list of endorsements includes community leaders and elected officials at every level of government as well as individuals and business groups. An extended list of endorsements can be viewed on his campaign website.
James Ramos is a member of the San Bernardino Community College Board of Trustees. He also serves as a member of the State Board of Education, the first ever Native American to serve in that role. He holds a BA in Business Accounting and Administration from California State University San Bernardino and an MBA from the University of Redlands. James and his wife Terri live in Highland with their four children.