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Costa Mesa leaders endorse Katrina Foley for Orange County Supervisor

Today, five current and four former members of the Costa Mesa City Council announced their support for Mayor Katrina Foley’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor. The group includes Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Andrea Mar; current councilmembers Manuel Chavez, Loren Gameros, Jeff Harlan, and Arlis Reynolds; former mayors Libby Cowan, Linda Dixon, and Mary Hornbuckle; and former Mayor Pro Tem John Stephens.

“Mayor Katrina Foley’s record of service speaks for itself; she has the experience we need on the Board of Supervisors,” remarked Mayor Pro Tem Andrea Marr on announcing her endorsement. “What you can’t tell from a resume is that Katrina cares deeply about the work she does, and brings focus and attention to detail to difficult problems that urgently need solutions. She will make an excellent Supervisor for Orange County.”

“In every role she has taken on, as a businesswoman, attorney, City Councilwoman, and Mayor, Katrina Foley is singularly focused on delivering results,” noted Councilmember Manuel Chavez. “She knows how to get big things done, quickly and efficiently, and that’s what this moment calls for.”

“Mayor Katrina Foley has exemplified outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 crisis, helping our city navigate previously unimagined challenges,” Councilmember Loren Gameros said. “Mayor Foley believes in a science-based approach to public health challenges, and she will be an advocate for commonsense and safety as our next Supervisor.”

“I’m proud to endorse Mayor Foley’s campaign because I have seen up-close the work she has done and the results she has achieved in Costa Mesa,” added Councilmember Jeff Harlan. “Mayor Foley puts people first in everything she does, and that’s the leadership Orange County needs.”

“Serving as an Orange County Supervisor is a huge job, and Mayor Foley is prepared for it,” said Arlis Reynolds. “As a business owner, attorney, former School Board member, former City Councilmember, and our current Mayor, Katrina has valuable experience to immediately make an impact to help our local families and economy.”

About Mayor 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.

The article above was released by Katrina Foley for Supervisor 2021.

2 Comments

  1. If you want a socialist on the Orange County Board of Supervisors, then vote for Katrina Foley. I am not interested in making us a socialist country so I will be voting Republican. Has the Orange County Breeze endorses anyone?

    1. Sindy,

      Thank you for reading Orange County Breeze, and for taking the time to comment on this article.

      The policy of Orange County Breeze is not to endorse political candidates.

      However, my personal preference is for John Moorlach. The State of California has way, way, way too many Democrats as it stands right now.

      More balance is sorely needed. John Moorlach will provide balance, a solid interpretation of numbers,experience, and a sense of humor.

      Again, thank you for reading Orange County Breeze.

      Shelley Henderson
      editor, Orange County Breeze

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