Endorsements

Join the growing list of elected officials, educators, community and religious leaders along with everyday people who are endorsing Rev. Dr. Tecoy Porter for State Senate.

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Endorsement List

Titles and organizations are provided for identification purposes only

 

Elected Officials

Titles and organizations are provided for identification purposes only

 

Dr. Shirley Webber

California Secretary of State

 

Assemblymember Mike Gipson

CA District 64

 

Assemblymember Chris Holden

CA District 41

 

Gary Davis, Former Mayor

City of Elk Grove

 

Trustee Joanne Ahola

Sacramento County Board of Education

 

Taisha Brown, Chair

CA Democratic Black Caucus




 

Education, Business & Community Leaders

Titles and organizations are provided for identification purposes only

 

Margaret Fortune

President & CEO, Fortune School 

 

Betty Williams

Executive Director, Sacramento NAACP

 

Chet Hewitt

President & CEO, Sierra Health Foundation

 

Sam Starks

Founder & Executive Director, Mlk365

 

Donna Trumbo

Diversity and Equity Consultant, The Racial Healing Project

 

Sequette Clark

President & CEO, I AM SAC Foundation

 

Gabby Trejo

Executive Director, Sacramento ACT

 

Gregory King

Executive Director, Always Knocking

 

Sequita Thompson

Blessed Child Neighborhood Association

 

Jesse Reese

Meadowview Neighborhood Association

 

Edwin Lombard

President & CEO, CA African American Chamber of Commerce

 

Michael Blair

Executive Director, Neighborhood Innovation

 

Pleshette Robinson

Founder & CEO, Sac Cultural Hub

 

Tamara Williams

Principal, Tecoy Porter College Prep 



Christina Laster

Director of Policy & Legislation, National Parents Union

 

Malaki Amen

CEO, California Urban Partnership

 

Rashid Sidque

CEO/President, Lift Up Love Always (L.U.L.A.)

 

Simeon Gant

CEO/President, GreenTech Education & Employment

 

Kristee Haggins

President, Safe Black Space

 

Ronlad T Blanchette, DDS

Owner, Sacramento Cosmetic Dentist Practice

 

Velma Sykes

President/CEO, Sacramento Area Women’s Chamber of Commerce




 

Religious Leaders

Titles and organizations are provided for identification purposes only

 

Dr. Joy Johnson

President, Sacramento Black Clergy Caucus

Senior Pastor, Higher Hope Christian Church

 

Dr. Bryant Wyatt

President, Greater Sacramento & Vicinity Baptist Ministers Alliance

Senior Pastor, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 

 

Rev. K. W. Tulloss

President, Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles & Southern CA

Senior Pastor, The Historical Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church 

 

Rabbi David Azen

CEO/President, Fresher Sacramento

Rabbi, Congregation B’Nai Harim

 

Rev. Les Simmons

Senior Pastor

South Sacramento Christian Center

 

Rev. Issac Cotton

Senior Pastor, St. Jude Christian Church

 

Rev. Samuel Gordon

Chairperson, MLK Celebration

 

Dr. Ephriam Williams

Pastor Emeritus, St. Paul Baptist Church

 

Rev. Karlette Porter

Co-Pastor, Genesis Church Sacramento

 

Dr. Ellington Porter

Pastor, Genesis Church Sacramento

 

Rev. Darryl Scarbrough

Senior Pastor, BOSS Church

 

Rev. Bob Balian

Co-Lead Pastor, Midtown Church

 

Rev. Dr. Efrem Smith

Co-Lead Pastor, Midtown Church

 

Rev. Stefon Dubose

Pastor, Future Community Church

 

Rev. Curtis Lamont Smith

Senior Pastor, Destiny Christian Center

 

Rev. Anthony Robertson

Senior Pastor, New Hope MBC



Dr. Anthony Wallace

Senior Pastor, New Direction Christian Center

 

Rev. William Carter

Senior Pastor, Tabernacle of Prayer and Praise Community Church 

 

Rev. Yardley Griffin Jr.

Senior Pastor, Destiny The Experience Church

 

Dr. Curtis Mitchell

Senior Pastor, Antioch MBC

 

Rev. Tamara Bennet

Senior Pastor, This Is Pentecost Fellowship Ministries

 

Rev. Wayne & JoAnn Sheppard

Senior Pastors, St. Matthew Christian Church

 

Rev. Lynne Herron

Senior Pastor, New Creation Church Arden

 

Dr. Kenneth Reece

Senior Pastor, St. Paul Baptist Church

 

Rev. Otha & Delesa Swanigan

Senior Pastors, The Light Christian Church

 

Dr. Gary Young

Senior Pastor, New Hope Baptist Church

 

Rev. Kelvin Weldon

Senior Pastor, Harmony Missionary Baptist Church

 

Pastor  D. L. Edwards

Lead Pastor, The Connection Church




 

Everyday People

 

Rita Hay, retired

Lakesha Wells, executive admin

Lawrence Byrd, retired manager

Anna Byrd, therapist

Gerard Murdock, architect

Carolyn Murdock, retired

Shaun Murdock, manager

Joe Robinson, referral specialist

Sylvia Espinoza-Pool

Edward F. Holmes, social worker 

Michelle Pitts, operations manager

Cara Wallace, consultant

Roz Myers, retired

Phillip Porter, consultant

Marissa Wright-Williams, teacher

Sandra Tyler, retired

Tina Benoit, banker

Lester McQuillon Sr., retired manager

Martha McQuillon, retired educator

James Fletcher, retired

Velma Fletcher, retired

Doug Britton, author/publisher

Bob Adams, retired state manager

Wanda Starks, manager

Carol David, administrator

Melvin Green, retired

Debora Kimbrough, retired

Sterling Ferguson

Joe Bumpus, transportation manager

Paul A. Pradia, retired

Tommy Yee

Violet Warren

Paula McNeal

Linda Tobias, manager

Mai-Gemu Johnson, driver

Alfred Harrison

Roberta Mazyk, mail handler

Ronald E. Brooks, retired

Joette Campbell, community liaison

Deana Macroft, manager

LaShawnda Barker, supervisor

Eva Tillman, principle

Georgette Bradford, ultrasound technologist

Pamela Robinson, lead teacher

Jea Reese, director

Oliver Gatahan, general manager

Lois Gant

Glenda Gordon, admin officer

Shonda Hutton, recruiter

Karen Anderson, manager

Quennon Coleman, retired

Michael Carney, college faculty

Tasha Gary, educator

Thelma Cash, registered nurse

Paige Holmes, mother

Aja Holmes, educator

Vicki Lee, consultant

Anette Melvin, adjunct faculty

Jessie Smith, senior business development manager

Geneva Smith, retired

Schalanda Wells, sales executive

Donnie Bryant, pastor

Bertha Gorman, retired

Greg Mosley, sales

Connie Roberts, phone teller

Marcia Aaron, educator

Anthony Acosta

Jazmin Bembry, software engineer

Cristina De Jesus, educator

Patrick Hunter, eligibility worker

Melissa Javinar, educator

Joyce Payne

Arleana Waller, CEO

Verronda Moore, manager

Stacey Frederick

Monique Slaughter

Ollie Watson, retired educator

Damon Kiel

Loretta Kelly, therapist

Greta Knox, actress

Regina Shepard Williams, entrepreneur

Rosalind Williams, photographer

June Powells-Mays, attorney

Nadine Reid, accountant

Brittany Sullivan, compliance specialist

Trunella Bryant, ABMA

Keith Hayes, CEO

Sommer Hayes, CEO

Nailah Dubose, student

Anyiah Dubose, student

Kevin Fulton, law student

Jillian Jackson, childcare

Veronica Jeter, state employee

Tecoy Porter Jr., media coordinator

Tisa Hawkins, supervisor

Chancey Thorton, registered nurse

Fritzic Allen, administrator

Akin Babatola, compliance manager

Ales Lee, CA state senate

Anglea Kenlow, business tax representative

Stacey Rose, general manager

Susan E. Brumm, homemaker

Linda Lofton, retired

Njeri Griffin, educator

Marsha Henry, dentist

Alex Carrington, physician




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