Huntington Beach city leaders came together to endorse Mayor Katrina Foley’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor. The distinguished list of leaders includes Huntington Beach City Councilmembers Kim Carr, Dan Kalmick, and Natalie Moser, and former Mayor Jill Hardy. Foley is seeking election to Orange County’s 2nd Supervisorial District, in an election that is yet to be scheduled. The Huntington Beach leaders released the following statements announcing their endorsements:
“Mayor Katrina Foley is an outstanding public servant who has a long record fighting to improve and protect the quality of life in Orange County. As our County Supervisor, Katrina will work to advance policies that help local businesses recover, protect our natural environment, expand opportunities for youth, and celebrate the diversity of our region. I am proud to add my name to the long list of local leaders who are supporting Katrina’s campaign.”
– Huntington Beach City Councilmember Kim Carr
“Mayor Katrina Foley works hard, tells tough truths, and gets big things done. She doesn’t have time for politics and petty squabbles; she’s just focused on delivering results for her constituents. Huntington Beach would be fortunate to have her as our next County Supervisor.”
– Huntington Beach City Councilmember Dan Kalmick
“Katrina Foley is an accessible, open-minded, and effective leader who has already done great things for her city and our region. Katrina’s experiences – as a Mayor, City Councilmember, community leader, and businesswoman – have prepared her well to serve on the Board of Supervisors. Katrina is the right choice, and that’s why I’m supporting her campaign.”
– Huntington Beach City Councilmember Natalie Moser
“I’m supporting Mayor Katrina Foley because no one will work harder to solve problems and deliver progress for Orange County residents. Katrina has a well-earned reputation of getting things done because she knows how to bring people together and find common ground. We need her leadership on the Board of Supervisors.”
– Huntington Beach Mayor Jill Hardy (Ret.)
ABOUT KATRINA FOLEY
Katrina Foley is a community leader, successful businesswoman, mother, wife, and attorney who became Costa Mesa’s first directly elected Mayor in November 2018. Foley also served as Mayor in 2016-2017, and has served Costa Mesa as a City Councilmember or Mayor for 12 years. Previously, she served on the Newport Mesa Unified School District Board of Trustees for 4 years.
As Mayor of Costa Mesa, Foley fought for and secured emergency financial assistance and loans for local small businesses struggling to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her leadership helped many businesses, including South Coast Plaza, find creative ways to safely reopen.
Foley is President of The Foley Group, PLC, which is located in Costa Mesa after 20 years in Newport Beach. In 2001 and 2004, she was honored by Women in Leadership and the National Association of Women Business Owners at the annual Remarkable Women Awards event.
Foley is a Head Start graduate who obtained her BA in English at UCLA and law degree on a scholarship to Seattle University School of Law, where she was the Chair of the Women’s Law Caucus.
This article was paid for by Katrina Foley for Supervisor 2022.