Tom's Endorsements

We Support Mayor Tom Butt for Re-Election

Elected and Appointed Officials

  • Congressman Mark DeSaulnier
  • Former Congressman George Miller
  • State Senator Nancy Skinner
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin
  • El Cerrito Mayor Gabriel Quinto
  • Hercules Mayor Chris Kelley
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • Pinole Mayor Tim Banuelos
  • San Pablo Mayor Genoveva Calloway 
  • San Pablo Councilmember and Former Mayor Cecilia Valdez 
  • Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis 
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor Karen Mitchoff
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal D. Glover
  • Contra Costa Community College Trustee & Former Richmond City Councilmember John Marquez 
  • Former Richmond Mayor Irma Anderson
  • Former Richmond Mayor Rosemary Corbin
  • Former Richmond City Councilmember Jim McMillan
  • AC Transit Director Chris Peeples
  • BART Director Rebecca Saltzman
  • Contra Costa Transportation Authority Commissioner Amy Worth
  • Contra Costa Transportation Authority Commissioner Julie Pierce
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District Board President Lesa McIntosh
  • East Bay Regional Parks Ward 1 Board Member Whitney Dotson
  • East Bay Regional Parks Ward 7 Board Member Colin Coffey
  • West Contra Costa Unified School District Board Member Mister Phillips 

Organizations

  • California Democratic Party
  • Democratic Party of Contra Costa County
  • West County Democratic Club

Labor

  • Contra Costa Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Richmond Police Officers Association
  • Richmond Firefighters, Local 188
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 302
  • International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 16
  • Laborers Local 324
  • Operating Engineers Local 3
  • Painters & Drywall Finishers Local 741
  • Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 159
  • Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union 342
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union 104

Neighborhood Council Representatives*

  • Stanly Anderson, Marina Bay Neighborhood Council President
  • Myrtle Braxton, Laurel Park Neighborhood Council President
  • Rock Brown, Richmond Heights Neighborhood Council Treasurer/Past President
  • Joe Fisher, Coronado Neighborhood Council President
  • Jessie Hall, Parkview Neighborhood Council President
  • Deena Love, Richmore Village/Metro Square Neighborhood Council
  • Jeannette Mahoney, El Sobrante Hills Neighborhood Council 
  • Doris Mason, Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council President 
  • John Monks, Atchison Village Neighborhood Council President
  • Will Plutte, Greenbriar Neighborhood Council President 
  • Bea Roberson, Former Treasurer, RNCC Executive Board, West County Democratic Club Treasurer, Citizens Police Review Commissioner
  • Susan Roland, Collins Management, Representing Seacliff HOA
  • April Roy, Hilltop Village Homeowners Association President
  • Dave Schoenthal, Former Point Richmond Neighborhood Council President
  • Mary Selva, Richmond Annex Neighborhood Council President
  • Peter Thelin, Point Richmond Neighborhood Council President
  • Vernon Whitmore, Santa Fe Neighborhood Council President
  • Naomi Williams, Pullman Neighborhood Council President
  • Cesar Zepeda, Hilltop District Neighborhood Council President 

Community Leaders*

  • Bruce & Sandra Beyaert, Bay Trail advocates, TRAC
  • Andrew Butt, City of Richmond Planning Commissioner
  • Oscar Garcia, Co-Chair Concilio Latino, Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council VP, Citizens Police Review Commissioner, West County Democratic Club VP
  • Demetrio Gonzalez, United Teachers of Richmond CTA/NEA President
  • Garry Hurlbut, Richmond Tennis Association (RTA) President 
  • Rosa Lara, Past President of the 23rd St. Merchants Association
  • Don Lau, former WCCUSD Board Member, former YMCA Executive Director
  • Toody Maher, Executive Director, Pogo Park
  • Pam Mirabella, Former Contra Costa County Board of Education Trustee, Area 1
  • Tenzin Rangdol, Tibetan Association of Northern California President
  • Michele Seville, City of Richmond Arts & Culture Manager
  • Jake Sloan, Davillier Sloan Inc. founder
  • Sary Tatpaporn, ABLE Community Development Foundation
  • Eleanor Thompson, Recreation and Parks Commissions
  • Uche Uwahemu, Business person and community leader

*Organizations listed for identification purposes only – not organizational endorsements

Friends Supporting Tom Butt

  • Linda Andrew-Marshall
  • Meredith Benz
  • Cindy Beitman
  • Richard Brabham
  • Richard Bateman
  • Joe Brown
  • Juan Carlos
  • Diddo Clark
  • Kathleen Cole-Smyk
  • Brian Collier
  • Scott Curtner
  • Susan Davis
  • Bryan Delaney
  • Pamela deWitt Delaney
  • Christina de Leon
  • Nick Despota
  • Jan Diamond
  • Charlie Duncan
  • Frances Dupont
  • Kit Eakle
  • Duane Fitzgerald
  • Mark Frey
  • Kristen Gates
  • Rita Gardner
  • Adrienne Harris
  • Katharine Harps 
  • Maryn Hurlbut
  • Miriam Joscelyn
  • Bruce Kaplan
  • Kelsey Linnett
  • Doris Lopez
  • Deena Love
  • Susan MacHarg
  • Lauren Maddock
  • Lana Martarella
  • Owen Martin
  • Tony Mendicino
  • Rigo Mendoza
  • David Moore
  • Rev. Frances K. Moulton
  • Gonzalo Ochoa
  • Margaret Peterson
  • Nick Pollutro
  • Judy Pordes
  • Barbara Post
  • Rip Reed
  • Jean Reynolds
  • Carmen Rios
  • Sergio Rios
  • Joaquin Rodriquez
  • Jean Rose
  • Claudia Russell
  • Ellen Seskin
  • Kami Sherpa
  • Kate Sibley
  • Sandra Simons
  • Michael Splittgerber
  • Leonie Stern
  • Dorothy Stewart
  • William van Dyk
  • Paul Werner
  • Bobby Winston
  • Barbara Woldemar
  • Michael Woldemar
  • Carole Woodrow
  • Don Woodrow
  • Christina Zirker