Hon. Fred Minagar’s Partial List of Endorsements*

Orange County Federal, State, and County Leaders:

  • Senator Patricia Bates, 36th Senate District & Founding Mayor of Laguna Niguel
  • Senator Ling Ling Chang, 29th Senate District
  • Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
  • Congressman Ed Royce
  • Congresswoman Mimi Walters (2014)
  • Chairwoman of the State of California Board of Equalization, Diane Harkey
  • Assemblyman Bill Brough, 73rd Assembly District of the State of California
  • Assemblyman Dr. Steve Choi, 68th Assembly District of the State of California
  • Assemblyman Matthew Harper, 74th Assembly District of the State of California
  • Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett
  • Orange County Assessor Claude Parrish
  • Orange County Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen

City of Laguna Niguel Leaders:

  • Linda Lindholm, Former Mayor & Current City Council Member
  • Laurie Davies, Former Mayor & Current City Council Member
  • John Mark Jennings, Mayor Pro Tem
  • Elaine Gennawey, Mayor
  • Dr. Joe Brown, Former Mayor
  • Mike Whipple, Former Mayor
  • Mark Goodman, Former Mayor
  • Gary Capata, Former Mayor
  • Karen Davis-Ferlauto, Chairwoman, Planning Commission
  • Peter Hersche, Planning Commissioner
  • Steve Cienfuegos, Former Chairman of Planning Commission
  • Cheryl Alpert, Former Chairwoman of Planning Commission
  • Mike Pouraryan, Former Chairman & Current Commissioner of Traffic and
    Transportation Commission
  • David Weiss, Former Chairman, Planning Commission, Former Laguna Niguel
    Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Citizen of the Year
  • Stehanie Winstead, Chairwoman, Traffic & Transportation Commission
  • Bill Leber, Vice Chairman, Traffic & Transportation Commission
  • Paul Anderson, Commissioner, Traffic & Transportation Commission
  • Joseph Williams, Jr., Commissioner, Traffic & Transportation Commission
  • Ana Bryson, Former Trustee, Area 4, Board of Education, Capistrano Unified School District
  • Michael Yoshida, Chairman of Investment, Banking & Audit Committee
  • Richard Riegle, Investment, Banking & Audit Committee Member
  • David Simpson, Investment, Banking & Audit Committee Member
  • Carol Allen, Military Support Committee
  • Dennis Mulvaney, Military Support Committee/Boy Scout Advisor/Niguel Botanical Preserve
  • Dan Abrams, Former Chairman of the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce &
    Military Support Committee
  • David Tuma, Military Support Committee
  • John Ulrich, Military Support Committee
  • Carl David, Military Support Committee
  • Paul Whitelock, Military Support Committee
  • Susan Staub, Sports Advisory Committee Member
  • Monty McDivitt, 2017 Citizen of the Year & Niguel Botanical Preserve President
  • Betty Pequet, 2012 Citizen of the Year & Senior Citizens Committee
  • Marilyn McCloskey, Senior Citizens Committee
  • Dr. Agathi Glezako, Senior Citizens Committee
  • Donna Mulvaney, Director of Niguel Botanical Preserve/Girl Scout Advisor
  • Matt Clements, Former Parks & Rec Commissioner
  • David Tofolo, President of Palmilla Homeowners Association
  • Julie Vandermost, Former Chair of South of Orange County PAC/Community Leader & Co-Founder of CWLA
  • Brian S. Probolski, Vice President, Moulton Niguel Water District
  • Joe Kiani, CEO, Masimo Corporation
  • Javad Mokhberi, CEO Futek Corporation
  • Linda Clarke Fong, Dana Hills High School’s Dana Force Foundation
  • Shani Behzadi, Dana Hills High School’s Dana Force Foundation President (ret.)
  • Armando Estrada, Former Chairman, Public Safety Committee, City of Laguna Niguel
  • Glenn P. Aga, Former Planning Commissioner, City of Laguna Niguel
  • Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent & Former Capistrano Unified School District Foundation Board Chairman
  • Cynthia Johnson, President of Niguel Summit Homeowners Association
  • Shiela Fatehi, Capistrano Unified School District Foundation Board Member

State of California & Southern California Regional Leaders:

  • Melody Carruth, Mayor, City of Laguna Hills
  • Richard Viczorek, Mayor, City of Dana Point
  • Frank Zerunya, Mayor, City of Rolling Hills Estates
  • Gene Hernandez, Mayor, City of Yorba Linda
  • Joe Muller, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dana Point
  • Greg Raths, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Mission Viejo
  • Christina Shea, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Irvine
  • Tara Campbell, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Yorba Linda
  • Will O’Neill, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Newport Beach
  • Janine Heft, Councilmember, City of Laguna Hills
  • Patrick Brenden, Councilmember, City of Huntington Beach
  • Chuck Puckett, Former Mayor & Current Councilmember, City of Tustin
  • Peggy Huang, Former Mayor & Current Councilmember, City of Yorba Linda
  • Gene Hernandez, Mayor, City of Yorba Linda
  • Bill Green, President of South Coast Water District
  • Mike Munzing, Former Mayor & Current City Councilmember, City of Aliso Viejo
  • Chris Phan, Former Orange County Deputy District Attorney/U.S. Navy JAG Officer and City of Garden Grove Councilmember
  • Deborah Pauly, Former Mayor, City of Villa Park
  • Fred Whitaker, Council Member, City of Orange
  • Joe Carchio, Former Mayor, City of Hunting Beach
  • Dean Grose, Former Mayor, City of Los Alamitos
  • Chris Norby, Former Orange County Supervisor
  • Craig Young, Former Mayor, City of Yorba Linda
  • Jeff Stone, Former Chairman, Riverside County Board of Supervisors and Former Mayor of Temecula
  • Marcia Milchiker, South Orange County Community College District Board of
    Trustees & Clerk
  • Blake Stephens, AIA, LEED AP; Saddleback College Chair of Architecture and
    Drafting Technology
  • Vanessa Golub, Miss West Coast USA
  • Mary D. Young, Former Orange County GOP 2 nd Vice President
  • Steve Dicterow, Former Mayor & Current Councilmember, City of Laguna Beach
  • Carlos Olvera, Former Councilmember, City of Dana Point
  • David Leckness, Former Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Mission Viejo
  • Scott Voigts, Former Mayor, Current Councilmember, City of Lake Forest
  • Steve Mensinger, Former Mayor, City of Costa Mesa
  • Frank J. Navarro, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Colton
  • Ali Sajjad Taj, Former Mayor & Current Councilmember, City of Artesia
  • Keith Curry, Former Mayor, City of Newport Beach
  • Ling-Ling Chang, Former Mayor & Councilmember, City of Diamond Bar
  • Gail Eastman, Former City Councilmember, City of Anaheim
  • Col. Snider, Mayor, City of Dana Point (ret.)
  • Harold Kaufman, Mayor, City of Dana Point (ret.)
  • Tony Beal, Former Mayor, Current City Council member, City of Rancho Santa
    Margarita
  • Jennifer Okabayashi, City of Aliso Viejo’s 1 st Youth of the Year, 2007
  • Jessica Nguyen, CEO of Torch 1975 Inc. Military Support
  • Carlos Vazquez, President, Circle of Insight
  • Larney Fowler, Capistrano Unified School District Foundation Board President
  • Dr. Alireza Jazayeri, Chairman, President & CEO, National Foundation for Preserving Family Values
  • Michael J. Schroeder, California GOP, Former Chairman
  • Walt Stanckiewitz, Mayor, City of Grand Terrace
  • Marsha Dale Anderson, Mayor, City of Duluth, Georgia
  • Al Salehi, Representative, City of Buena Park Library
  • Hon. Bijan Kian, Chairman, Board of Directors, Green Zone
  • Dr. Reza Karkia, Former Commissioner, State of California
  • Fred Ameri, Former Chairman of the World Affairs Council of Orange County

Organizations:

  • Building Industry Association of Orange County
  • California Women’s Leadership Association
  • California Republican Taxpayers Association (2014)
  • California Republican Assembly
  • Orange County Association of Realtors
  • Orange County Auto Dealers Association
  • Orange County Pro-Family/Family Action
  • Republican Party of Orange County
  • Saddleback Republican Assembly
  • South Orange County Economic Coalition
  • The Lincoln Club of Orange County

Community Supporters:

  • Matt Clements
  • Gregory Carl Clements
  • Dr. Nikan Khatibi, MD
  • Neal Hull
  • Nancy Hull
  • Maggie Craig
  • Roderick Craig
  • Zohreh Mokhberi
  • Hamid Mokhberi
  • Kian Mokhberi
  • Sheri L. Feinberg
  • Cynthia Johnson
  • Robert Dowson
  • Barton Meays
  • Elba Meays
  • Eileen Goodman
  • Dr. Parmis Khatibi, MD
  • Fay Khatibi
  • Dr. Farookh Shadab, MD
  • Dr. Amir Bagheri, MD
  • Nancy Lin
  • Artimus Khatibi
  • Kristina Beitman
  • Hartford Beitman
  • Mickey Pauker
  • Dr. Ken Pauker, MD
  • Debra Pauker
  • Saiede Bagheri
  • Jay Cormier
  • Javad Mokhberi
  • Zohreh Mohkberi
  • Charlie Zhang
  • Matt Brinza
  • Lynn Capouya
  • Wayne Brown
  • Joe Daichendt
  • Tom Ecker
  • Dr. Ramin Zabihi, MD
  • Dr. Shiva Shararch
  • Amberleigh Fritz
  • Dan Hosseinzadeh
  • Dr. Faisal Aldujaili, MD
  • Dr. Reza Arasteh
  • Hooshang Noori
  • Dr. H. Hashemi
  • Reza Shirangi
  • Kaz Khazeni
  • Kris Ponmalai
  • Dr. Leila Ahmadi, MD
  • Dr. Tuan Nguyen
  • Jacquie Orhpanopoulos
  • Robert Najafinia
  • Christine Hammond
  • Amir & Fedra Fallahi
  • Ban Latif
  • Dr. Roger Franceschi
  • Vesus Franceschi
  • Sara Tarvaran
  • Alec Javan
  • Yami Martinez
  • Amir Afshar
  • Kaiser Baig
  • Malinda Goller
  • Avi Chalid
  • Laura Shirangi
  • Hamid Mokhberi
  • Hannie M. Vargas
  • John P. Vargas
  • Dr. Shafi Sharifan
  • Dr. Mehdi Alam
  • Al Soley
  • Paul Cosenza
  • Rick Cosenza
  • David Wilkinson
  • Jill Scognamiglio
  • Arna Freedman
  • Lisa Penna
  • Phil Vandermost
  • Morad Bybordi
  • Rebecca Simon
  • Chris Dewhurst
  • Michele Akbari
  • Babk Khatibloo
  • Christmas Simon
  • Adrienne Parsons
  • Ari Parsons
  • Ali Tahami
  • Ehsan Mokhbery
  • Dr. Nahid Nasr, MD
  • Azita Mashoof
  • Dr. Max Moheb
  • Debra Parker
  • Hala Hatpurn
  • Michelle Langham
  • Brigitte Tehranchi
  • Greg Ankhey
  • Howard M. Roob
  • John Foley
  • Leslie Tadriver
  • Scott Heger
  • Dorothy Ferguson
  • Ardie Vewes
  • George Georiades
  • Caroline Georiades
  • Mo Gharavi
  • Mary Delaney
  • Keith Weiner
  • Scott Spalding
  • Kristen Spalding
  • Olga Kryenitski
  • Sue Gorgenson
  • Kim Cormier
  • Saideh Baghery
  • Jennifer Young
  • William Young

* Partial Listing as of August 10, 2018