Endorsements

Councilman Steve Faessel's Endorsements

“I am proud to endorse Anaheim City Councilmember Steve Faessel.

When I served as Mayor, Steve was a person I could count on to get the job done. He served on Anaheim’s Public Utility Commission, Budget Commission, our Planning Commission and even now, he serves as a Director on the Metropolitan Water District.

Anaheim continues to be one of the best places in America to live, work and raise a family. Councilman Steve Faessel is a big part of our city’s success. I urge you to vote to re-elect Councilman Steve Faessel!”

Hon. Tom Daly
California State Assembly Member, 69th District and Former Anaheim Mayor (1992 – 2002)

“I proudly support Steve Faessel for re-election to the Anaheim City Council, representing District 5. Steve always puts the residents of his district and the entire city first and serves his constituents with integrity. He was born and raised in Anaheim, raised his family in District 5, and has been a devoted public servant for decades. We are fortunate to have his leadership at the helm during this difficult time for our city and nation. District 5 residents have a representative who is passionate about their welfare and will always prioritize the needs of their community. A vote for Steve Faessel is a vote for families and neighborhoods!”

Hon. Kris Murray
Former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem and At-Large Councilwoman (2010 – 2018)

“Steve Faessel, an Anaheim resident, community volunteer, businessman, educator and councilmember, is dedicated to making his hometown a great place to live, play, and work. His enthusiasm, energy, and service are to be exceptional.”

Hon. Shirley McCracken
Former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem and Former Anaheim Council Member (1996 – 2004)

“Steve Faessel has been an effective Councilmember for District 5. He goes out of his way to listen to his constituents and always makes his decisions based on the best interest of our residents.”

Hon. DR Heywood
Anaheim Elementary School District Trustee (Ret.)

“I’m very happy to support and endorse Steve for re-election! It seems extremely rare in 2020 to find someone like Steve willing to run for and serve in public office during difficult times. He has chosen to spend his entire life in the city where he was born, that is exceedingly rare. It has been my privilege to serve and work with him on everything from the board of the Anaheim Historic Society to the multiple city boards and commissions. I do not believe there is a better prepared & qualified citizen in the whole city to represent 5th District residents. As an historian, Steve will always look at the big picture and do what is best for his beloved hometown. The saying that most applies to Steve – he is there for the right reasons. Steve really walks the talk.”

Hon. Gail Eastman
Former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem and former Anaheim Council Member (2010 – 2014)

“Steve Faessel loves Anaheim! He proudly serves the community with dedication, honesty and fairness. I strongly support Steve for his re-election because he works hard for his neighbors and always with integrity.”

Hon. Lorri Galloway
Former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem and Former Anaheim Council Member (2004 – 2012)

“Yes. Yes. Yes! I have known Steve Faessel for decades. I have watched him work tirelessly for our community alongside his wife Susan. Steve cares deeply about Anaheim and has demonstrated his integrity as a Councilmember for the last four years. Please join me in voting for STEVE FAESSEL to serve another four years as our District Five Councilmember!”

William (Bill) Taormina
Founder and Chief Executive, Clean City, Inc.

“Steve, I don’t know anyone who works harder for Anaheim. Thank you for committing to another term. Continue to listen to your gut and stay true to your principles and the residents will continue to support you. There are not enough words to express how grateful we are to have you.”

Gloria Ma’ae
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“Yes! I endorse Steve Faessel! The LA/OC Building and Construction Trades Council also endorses Steve!!”

Ernesto Medrano
Anaheim District 5 Resident,
Anaheim Public Utilities Chair &
Council Representative – LA/OC Building and Construction Trades Council

“I support Steve!”

Frank Alvarez
Buffalo Maintenance, Inc.

“Councilman Steve Faessel cares deeply about Anaheim. Mr. Faessel is making sure that City Hall invests in the residents of District 5. He works hard to protect City services and public safety for his neighbors. I eagerly endorse Councilman Steve Faessel for his re-election!”

Christopher Hoang Nguyen
Anaheim Resident and
Anaheim Budget, Investment, and Technology Commissioner

“Steve, I am so grateful for the dedication and consistent commitment you demonstrate for Anaheim. Your passion for the entire city regardless of district is evident in all the projects you undertake or participate in. I wish I lived in your district so I could vote for your reelection.
Thank you and Susan for all you do to make a difference in Anaheim.”

Carol Latham
Community Service Advocate

“You have been such a supportive and dedicated councilman. Four more years!”

Diana Ramirez
Anaheim District 5 Resident & Community Leader

“Yes! I endorse Steve Faessel!”

Sandra Ceron
Anaheim District 5 Resident
ECG – Expert Coatings & Graphics

“As a long-time Anaheim homeowner, I continue to support Councilman Steve Faessel because he is a man committed to serving his Anaheim constituency. I endorse his re-election to a second term. Councilman Faessel is not looking to climb the political ladder nor does he serve outside political interests. He is focused on serving the residents of District 5.”

Dr. Roberto Baeza, Ed.D.
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“Steve Faessel’s love for the citizens of Anaheim is very evident. Steve supports local youth and families, helping to ensure that the most vulnerable have access to the programs and services they need. He is a champion for a safe and friendly downtown Anaheim neighborhood.

Thank you, Steve, for your care and concern, for our families and community!”

Joe Baldo
Executive Director for Higher Ground Youth & Family Services

“I am an AMERICAN. I am not a politician. I am just a chef that love to cook pasta.
I support kindness and loyalty no matter what political party you are.
You have been one of the best loyal customers in my restaurant for past 30 years.
You have been major supporter of my charity Caterina’s Club that feed millions of kids in Anaheim and Orange County. Steve, you have my endorsement to be re-elected as Anaheim City Council.”

Sir Chef Bruno Serato.
Anaheim White House Restaurant & Caterina’s Club

“We are three generations of strong, independent Vietnamese/Hispanic women (Kim Vo, Vanessa Vo-Ramirez and Crystal Ramirez). We have lived in District 5 for almost 40 years.

We are voting for Steve Faessel because he has made a difference working to improve our neighborhood and we want to see his work continue!”

Kim Vo
Vanessa Vo-Ramirez
Crystal Ramirez
Anaheim District 5 Residents

“I wholeheartedly support the re-election of Steve Faessel. Steve is a true public servant and always has Anaheim’s best interests at heart. He works tirelessly for residents as a strong leader and community advocate. He is, without a doubt, the best choice for District 5!”

Hon. Harry Sidhu
Mayor of Anaheim (2018 – current)

“Your interest in the Anaheim residents is much appreciated. You are interested in their challenges. I strongly recommend and endorse you! You have worked hard and I know you will continue to be accessible to all.”

Hon. Dr. Cynthia Coad
Former Orange County Supervisor

“Steve, I’m more than happy to endorse you for your re-election! Go. Fight. Win.”

Hon. John Moorlach
California State Senator, 37th Senate District

“Steve, you have my endorsement!”

Hon. Donald P. Wagner
Orange County Supervisor, 3rd District

“Steve, you have my full endorsement for your re-election!”

Hon. Trevor O’Neil
Anaheim Council Member District 6

“Steve, I endorse your re-election.”

Hon. Curt Pringle
Former Anaheim Mayor (2002 – 2010) & Former Speaker of the California Assembly (1996)

“Happy to endorse you, Steve!”

Hon. Fred Whitaker
Former City of Orange Council Member

“I endorse Steve Faessel for his re-election!

Hon. Brett Barbre
Former President of Municipal Water District of Orange County

“Steve, I’ll endorse you for your re-election! All the best in November!”

Hon. Larry Dick
Director of Municipal Water District of Orange County

“Please accept my endorsement for the re-election campaign for city council.
Good luck!”

Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes

“Steve, I would be honored to support your re-election campaign for City Council.”

Hon. John Mark Jennings
Council Member Laguna Niguel
Chair, Orange County Housing Finance Trust

 “Steve, I’ll endorse you for re-election.”

Hon. Fred Hunter
Former Anaheim Mayor (1988 – 1992)

“Steve, I’m supporting you for your re-election.”
AB Abdulrahman
Anaheim Public Utilities Board

“Working with Councilman Steve Faessel over the past 30 years has taught me what community service is. Steve is a shining example of strong leadership caring for the Anaheim community. Steve assisted with so many local community events and activities with his attendance and with referrals for sponsorships. Because of Steve, there is art in the community, there are youth programs, food is being provided for those in need and much more. I am proud to know him and equally proud to stand beside him in support. Thank you, Steve.”
Andrea Manes
Anaheim Community Foundation Board

“Steve, Yes, I’m definitely supporting you for your re-election!”
Bill Dalati
Former Anaheim Planning Commissioner Chair

“Since a small boy growing up in Anaheim, Stephen was always involved in his city – riding his bike through the neighborhoods visiting its parks, library and getting to know its citizens. Always questioning, but more importantly, listening.
Stephen is still following that same pattern today. Wherever there is a gathering of community involved concerned citizens, he is there, listening, asking questions, trying to be an advocate for them. He brings trustworthiness, respect, Fairness, and responsibility to his position of Councilman.”
Carol & Paul Bostwick
YMCA BOARD & Former Anaheim Planning Commissioner

“Steve, we will be lucky to have you for another four years.”
Cathy Dutton
Former President of Anaheim Rotary Club

“I, John Machiaverna, as a former Anaheim Public Utilities Chair and a 30-year business owner in Anaheim strongly endorses Steve Faessel for his re-election in the 5th District in Anaheim. Having been a 55-year resident of Anaheim, it is our honor to endorse Steve. He has worked for the betterment of our city for as long as we can remember.”
John & Holly Machiaverna
Former Anaheim Public Utilities Board Chair & 30-year business owner in Anaheim

“Steve, I’m One Million % good with supporting you for your re-election.”
Joseph Karaki
Former Anaheim Planning Commissioner

“Steve Faessel isn’t about playing politics; he’s about representing and fighting for the residents of Anaheim. Steve Faessel has a long, proven track record of fighting for the residents of Anaheim. He always put residents’ interests first.
When you vote for Steve Faessel, you are voting for your neighborhood, your community, and your city. Steve works harder for the residents of Anaheim more than anyone.”
Keith Olesen
Anaheim Resident & Community Leader

“I am writing to offer my wholehearted support for Steve Faessel, candidate for Anaheim City Council District 5. I have known Steve and his wife Susan for several years, first as I supported his campaign in 2016 and as I proudly watched him honorably represent the people of District 5. Steve is a man of integrity and honesty who holds strong values of faith and family. He has volunteered in many capacities here in Anaheim, demonstrating his love and appreciation for his community. His experience as a leader gives him a strong understanding and vision of Anaheim’s future and I believe this view emulates that of the constituents in our district. As a City Councilman for District 5, I sincerely believe he will continue to represent the people of our district honorably and ensure that our voice is heard. Steve has the common-sense approach and commitment needed to make a better life for all Anaheim residents. I hope you will cast your vote for Stephen Faessel in November and will also remind our District 5 neighbors the importance of their vote for Steve this fall.”
Kimberly Keys,
Anaheim Planning Commissioner Chair

“I’m endorsing you for your re-election, Steve. Good Luck!”
Alden Esping
Former Anaheim Senior Citizen Commissioner

“I’m also supporting you for your re-election. Good Luck!”
Linda Esping
Former Anaheim Library Board Member

“I’m giving you my support with an endorsement in your electoral bid for City Council, District 5, in the November 2020 election. You are a man of integrity with such a long and storied history in Anaheim. It would be my honor to support you.”
John Noteboom
Anaheim Budget, Innovation, and Technology Commissioner, District 4

“I will be delighted to endorse you! Good Luck with the re-election!”
Peter Agarwal
Former Anaheim Planning Commissioner

“I definitely support Steve Faessel!”
Jim Ruth
Former City Manager of Anaheim

“As West Anaheim Residents, we have been impressed how many times Steve has participated in our events, and he still does so currently. We proudly endorse Steve Faessel for the District 5 seat in 2020!”
David & Lisa Klawe
Anaheim Community Leader

“I voted for Steve in the last election. I will be doing it again for his re-election. Steve has lived his whole life in Anaheim and has Committed a good portion of that life working with and for the residents of Anaheim.”
Kevin Keaty
Anaheim District 5 Resident
The Keaty Team, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties LN

“I endorse Steve Faessel for Anaheim City Council in District 5. Steve gives generously of himself to support the people of Anaheim. He is always visible and out in the community. Even during COVID – 19, Steve and his wife have participated in many food distributions. He communicates effectively with his constituents. He is also a local historian having written 4 books about Anaheim. Steve is a hands-on leader. He absolutely has my strong endorsement for a second term!”
Lynn Cudd
Anaheim District 5 Resident
Anaheim Parks and Recreation Commissioner Chair

“I am pleased to support Steve for re-election to District 5. He is a great representative for our City. He is highly active and supportive of many nonprofits along with the time he gives to the City of Anaheim.”
Reon Boydstun Howard
Anaheim Resident
Boydstun Realty & Property Management, Inc.

“Nobody knows Anaheim and understands it’s challenges greater than Steve Faessel! District 5 is in good hands with Steve, especially with all of the changes and investment coming to the Platinum Triangle.”
City National Grove of Anaheim/Nederlander Concerts

“Of course! I endorse Steve Faessel again for his 2020 City Council District 5 re-election race.”
Michelle Lieberman
Former Anaheim Planning Commissioner Chair

“I endorse Steve Faessel!”
Rory Zaks
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“Just want you to know – I support you and I am asking my friends to join me.”
Judy Huitt
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“Steve has done an outstanding job working tirelessly to support our district. I support him and I hope you will too.”
Web Whitlock
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I have known Stephen Faessel for many years and I have observed him to be a strong leader. He was born and raised in Anaheim. His love and concern for the city of Anaheim goes without saying — he IS Anaheim. He can strike a fair balance between what is good for the city, without losing sight of Anaheim’s heritage and what is best for the folks who live here.”
Sandra Schwaiger
Jagerhaus Restaurant – Owner

“There is no individual more dedicated to Anaheim and our neighborhoods than the Anaheim Kid. Since he was first elected in 2016, we have seen Steve’s dedication to improving Anaheim firsthand through his actions on the council and in the community. Steve and his wife, Susan have been highly involved with our local nonprofits and community organizations and have supported us every step of the way as we make our community a better place for all.”
Jim Dinwiddie
Anaheim Sister City Commissioner
Anaheim YMCA Director

Lori Dinwiddie
Anaheim Sister City Commissioner
President Anaheim Beautiful

“Best candidate for the office by far and a proven track record of the “busiest Anaheim Councilmember EVER!”
Linda Newby
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“Since the mid 1990’s, Steve has been a loyal public servant- serving on Boards, Committees and Commissions to give back to his hometown. He has served on the Anaheim Budget Commission, Planning Commission, Public Utility Board and the General Plan Advisory Committee. He has dedicated most of his adult life to serving his community. With his vast amount of knowledge, Steve is without a doubt the most qualified person for Anaheim City Council.”
Sally Feldhaus
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“You are the best councilman! I really respect you and THANK YOU for all you do.”
Jodie Mosley
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“I am very proud to have you as my councilman and as my friend.”
Joe Dale
Anaheim District 5 Resident and Community Leader

“Thank You for once again demonstrating how much you care for not just District #5 , but for All of Anaheim . This city, we residents NEED you on that council as a voice of reason, a compassionate vote and someone who leads by example… Prayers are going your way for another successful run for Anaheim City Council.
WE NEED STEVE!!!”
Tim Hainline
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“You have my vote, Steve. Thank you!!!”
William Kyle
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“You have my support all the way sir!!!”
Josh E. Stone
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“We will be lucky to have you for another four years!”
Cathy Dutton
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“Congratulations and thank you for taking on another 4 years. The city is blessed to have you lead.”
Leslie Swan
Anaheim Resident and Community Leader

“I know you will continue to do a terrific job for Anaheim.”
Pete E. Peterson

“Thank you for your service to our city. You have integrity and leadership! You have support from the Maahs-Kolberg family.”
Kristen Maahs-Kolberg
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“You must win in this election! You’re invaluable to our community!!”
Rhonda Jean Moynihan
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I will recommend and endorse you for District 5!!”
Harold K Ramey
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I endorse Steve Faessel and would be glad to display a campaign yard sign in my front yard.”
Joe and Joyce Schenk
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Frank Gleason
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Debbie Reiter
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Yesenia Rojas endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident and Community Leader

Mr. John Goodrich endorses Steve Faessel.
Retired Elementary School Teacher

Mr. Clint Breads endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Dave Coombs endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Bob Nisle endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Todd Rolph endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mrs. Donna Reyes endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Cervando Reyes endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. David Keys endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Usha Shah endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Sidia Landaverde endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Eduardo Guerrero endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Luis Andres Perez endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Jeanette Saldivar endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Juan C. Saldivar endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Joel Saldivar endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Barbara Hershey endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms Jean Benbow endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Dick Benbow endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. David Bartash endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mrs. Nam Bartash endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Andrew Khuu endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Ms. Kim Khuu endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Mitch Lee endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mrs. Brandi Augerstein endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Josh Augerstein endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mrs. Sandra Ceron endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident & Business Owner

Mr. Anthony Ceron endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident & Business Owner

Ms. Beatrice (Bea) Cisneros endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

Mr. Sal Enriquez endorses Steve Faessel
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Ms. Pam Holsinger
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Ms. Carolyn Clausen
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Ms. Patti Hirahara
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Cathi and Barry Hofstetter
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Mr. Christopher Walker
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Mr. Robert Windhauser
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Ms. Michelle Mayorga
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Mr. Gary Wimberly
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Reyes Sandoval
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
John and Annabelle Duran
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Tom and Annie Kupfrian
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Mr. Mike Calabria
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Mr. Neal Eugene Runsvold
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Ms. Joanne Johnson
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Matthew and Sherri Terrones
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Pam and Victor Sethi
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would like to endorse Steve and help display a campaign yard sign.”
Clark and Marianne Edelbrock
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I would love to be able to display a yard sign in my front yard.
Thank you for all of the hard work and effort you put forth for District 5 in Anaheim!”
Jason Linnen
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“We would love to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in our front yard.”
John & Becky Saltzman
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Denny V. Wisco
Anaheim District 5 Resident & St. Anthony’s Filipino Community Leader

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Hector Saldivar
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Mireya Serrano
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Maricela Barrios
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Maria Gonzalez
Anaheim District 5 Resident

“I want to support your re-election campaign by displaying a yard sign in my front yard.”
Monica Felix Avina
Anaheim District 5 Resident

FAESSEL’S ENDORSEMENT from ORGANIZATONS & BUSINESSES

The following local organizations and businesses are endorsing Steve Faessel in his candidacy for the office of Anaheim City Council 5th District.

  • Anaheim Police Association
  • Anaheim Firefighters Association
  • Orange County Business Council
  • Anaheim Neighborhood Association
  • LA/OC Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Teamsters Local 952
  • Anaheim Municipal Employees Association (AMEA)
  • Orange County Employees Association (OCEA)
  • Orange County Taxpayers Association
  • The Lincoln Club of Orange County
  • The Orange County Young Republicans
  • Support. Our. Anaheim. Resort.
  • City National Grove of Anaheim/ Nederlander Concerts
  • Expert Coatings & Graphics Company
  • Wincome Hospitality 
  • West Coast Arborist (WCA)
  • Buffalo Maintenance, Inc.
  • Boydstun Realty & Property Management, Inc.
  • The Keaty Team, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
  • The Jagerhaus Restaurant
  • Chancelerz, Inc.
  • Botttle Logic Brewing
  • Brewery X
  • SA Recycling LLC
  • Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
  • Anaheim White House Restaurant
  • ARCO Gas/Carwash at East Street and La Palma Avenue
  • ARCO Gas/Carwash at Lincoln Avenue and Rio Vista Street
  • SHELL Gas at Lincoln Avenue and State College Boulevard