Endorsements

Bob’s endorsers include:

Mike Levin, U.S. Congress (CA 49th)

Henry Abarbanel, Former Mayor
Crystal Crawford, Former Mayor
Mark Filanc, Former Councilmember
Lee Haydu, Former Mayor
Ellie Haviland, Mayor
Don Mosier, Former Mayor
Sherryl Parks, Councilmember and Former Mayor
Terry Sinnott, Former Mayor
Dwight Worden, Councilmember and Former Mayor

Penny Abell (former editor, Del Mar Sandpiper)
Buck Abell (former Board member, Del Mar Community Connections)
Sissy Alsabrook (member, Shores Advisory Committee)
Gale Bakker (former President, Del Mar Garden Club)
Ted Bakker (Chair, Planning Commission)

“As Chair of the Finance Committee I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with Bob over the past 5 years. Bob serves as Secretary and chaired the City Hall subcommittee that was responsible for monitoring the budget for the construction of the Civic Center. He currently serves as a member of the Affordable Housing and Pension subcommittees. Bob not only brings his legal experience to the work but has the ability to address complex problems and help develop practical solutions. His skills, work ethic and good sense of values will make him an excellent Council member.”

Tom MCGREAL


Jeff Barnouw (Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee, San Dieguito River Park JPA)
Bruce Bekkar (former member, Sustainability Advisory Board; Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee; Design Review Board)
Mara Bickett
Catherine and Phil Blair
Sharon Bockoff (Board member, Del Mar Foundation)
Richard Bockoff (former Board member, Del Mar Foundation)
Betsy Boich
Bob Bone
Pat Bone (former member, Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee)
Patty and Marc Brutten (owners, Del Mar Plaza)
Frank Chisari (COVID-19 consultant to DMCC and City)
Linda Chisari (Board, Del Mar Community Connections; Member, Parks and Recreation Committee; Former Chairperson, Del Mar Garden Club)
Gordon Clanton (local columnist and SDSU professor)
Joanne Chory
Gale Darling
Jason Dempsey (member, Design Review Board)
Liz Dernetz (Del Mar Community Connections volunteer)
Wayne Dernetz (former City Manager)
Bud Emerson (Housing Commission; former member, Finance Committee; 6th Cycle Housing Element Ad-hoc Citizens’ Task Force)
Mary Ann Emerson (founding member, DMCC; former President, Del Mar Foundation)
David Engel
Barry Entous (member, Undergrounding Project Advisory Committee; former member, Finance Committee)
Anne Farrell (former member, Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee; former chair, Design Review Board)
John Farrell (member, Planning Commission)

“Bob excels intellectually, professionally, and as a caring, dedicated leader – a perfect choice for City Council.”

Suzi ReSnik


Harold Feder (former Chair, Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee)
Ann Feeney (Vice Chair, Sustainability Advisory Board)
Kim Filanc
Nicole Forrest (Black Lives Matter volunteer)
Jeff Friestedt
Mary Friestedt (former President, Del Mar Garden Club)
Jill Gartman (member, Lagoon Committee; 6th Cycle Housing Element Ad-hoc Citizens’ Task Force)
John Gartman (founder, Play Outside Del Mar; former board member, Nature and Culture International; former Chair, Foundation Board, San Diego Zoo Global)
Lynn Gaylord (former President, Del Mar Foundation)
Charlie Gaylord (member, Investment Committee, Del Mar Foundation)
Mai-Lon and Marc Gittelsohn
John Goodkind (member, Design Review Board)
John Graybill (former member, Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee)
Kathy Grimm (Board member, Del Mar Foundation)
Don Grimm
Sue and Judd Halenza
Tim Haviland (former Chair, Design Review Board)
Nicole Holliday (Board member, Del Mar Community Connections)
Will Holliday (former member, City of Del Mar Finance Committee)
Rosanne Holliday (former Board Chair, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest; former President, Del Mar Foundation)
Joel Holliday (founding director and former President, Del Mar Foundation)
George and Maryka Hoover
Pat JaCoby (former Chair, Parks and Recreation Committee, Design Review Board, Planning Commission)
Dolores Davies Jamison (member, Sustainability Advisory Board; Del Mar Garden Club)
Richard Jamison (former Vice Chair, Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee)
Jim Kennedy
Carol Kerridge (member, Lagoon Committee)
Shirley King (co-director, Helping Hands, St. Peter’s; member, 6th Cycle Housing Element Ad-hoc Citizens’ Task Force)
Beth Levine (Chair, Design Review Board)
Felise Levine (member, Parks & Recreation Committee; former DMCC President)
Karolen Linderman
Scott MacDonald (member, Finance Committee)
Carol Mason
Julie Maxey-Allison (member, Arts Advisory Committee)
Claire McGreal (member, Planning Commission; Parks and Recreation Committee)
Tom McGreal (Chair, Finance Committee)
Alana and John McNulty
Bill Michalsky
Phyllis and Ed Mirsky
Art Olson (member, Shores Advisory Committee; former member, Design Review Board and Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee)
Linda and Wayne Otchis
Arlene and Ron Prater
Brian Quesnell
Suzi Resnik (founder and former director, Del Mar Voices oral history project; former President, Del Mar Historical Society)
Gloria Sandvik (former Board member, Del Mar Community Connections)
Judy and Marc Schuckit
Ira Sharp (former member, Traffic and Parking Advisory Committee; Board member, Del Mar Foundation)
Rose Ann Sharp (founder, Never Again CA)
Michael Sharpe
Sheila Sharpe (Board Member, Del Mar Community Connections)
Donna Shaw (former Board member, Del Mar Foundation)
Scott Shelly
Glenn Sherman
Katherine Sohn
Tom Sohn (member, Shores Advisory Committee)
Barbara Stegman (former Chair, Planning Commission)
Jay Stegman
T. Pat Stubbs (Chair, Summer Twilights Concert Committee, DMF)
Janice Taylor
Shannon Taylor
Jay Thomas (Chair, Undergrounding Project Advisory Committee)
Hortensia Trejo
Judy Tullie
Tom Tullie (member, City of Del Mar Finance Committee)
Glenn Warren (member, Design Review Board)
Randee Warren
Pat Welsh (Horticulturist of the Year 2003, San Diego Horticultural Society;  Lifetime Achievement Award, San Diego Botanic Garden)
Betty Wheeler
Steve Worland
Ed Yuskiewicz (member, Design Review Board; former member, Traffic & Parking Advisory Committee)
Bob and Lucy Zizka

[affiliations above are for identification purposes only]

If you would like to endorse Bob Gans, send an email to bobgans2020@gmail.com. Thanks!