Endorsements

“These unprecedented times require dynamic, forward-thinking, and student-centered leadership to ensure our schools equip students in every community with the education they need to reach their full potential. Shana is an effective and collaborative leader who has proven she is up for this challenge. Her unwavering commitment to our youngest community members is why she was my choice to advocate for young children and families on California’s First 5 Commission. Shana has dedicated her life to our community – from her work to build a stronger and healthier community at Jewish Family Service of San Diego, and grassroots leadership to transform Franklin Elementary School, to fighting for more opportunities for families on the city’s Human Relations Commission. grassroots leadership to transform Franklin Elementary School, to fighting for more opportunities for families on the city’s Human Relations Commission. Shana has earned my enthusiastic endorsement for School Board because I know she will continue to be a champion for San Diego Unified students, parents, and educators.”

Toni G. Atkins, California Senate President Pro Tempore

Elected & Former Elected Officials

  • Scott Peters, Member of Congress
  • Toni Atkins, Senate President Pro Tem
  • Sean Elo-Rivera, San Diego City Council President
  • Raul Campillo, San Diego City Councilmember
  • Dr. Jen Campbell, San Diego City Councilmember
  • Susan Davis, Former Member of Congress
  • Jackie Thu-Huong Wong, Vice Pres. Washington Unified School Board

Community And Education Leaders

  • Jamie Beck, Attorney & Nonprofit Leader
  • Jeff Bennett, Former Chair San Diego Unified District Advisory Council (D.A.C.) for Compensatory Education
  • Dolores Canizales, Vice Chair City of San Diego Human Relations Commission
  • Tyler Duncan, City of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • Tammy Gillies, City of San Diego & County of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • AnneElise Goetz, Chair of Voices for Children, and San Diego Unified Parent
  • Michael Goodbody, Statewide K-12 Science Leader
  • Doreen Markel, San Diego Unified Teacher
  • Kathie Moehlig, City of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • Nicole Murray Ramirez, City of San Diego & County of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • April Purcell, City of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • Kristin Rizzo, City of San Diego Human Relations Commissioner
  • Johanna Schiavoni, Attorney, Business Owner, Community Leader
  • Samuel Tsoi, Civic Leader and San Diego Unified Parent
  • Wendy Wheatcroft, Gun Violence Prevention Advocate, Teacher, and San Diego Unified Parent

Organizations

  • San Diego County Democratic Women’s Club
  • San Diego Downtown Democratic Club
  • San Diego Education Association
  • San Diego Labor Democratic Club

Email info@shanaforschoolboard.com to add your name to Shana’s list of endorsers!