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Goleta Chamber of Commerce Endorses Tony Vallejo for Goleta City Council

By Goleta Chamber on Jun 29, 2016 at 08:04 AM in Featured Articles
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2016
 
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Kristen Miller, President & CEO
Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (805)967.2500

Goleta Chamber of Commerce Endorses Tony Vallejo for Goleta City Council

Goleta, CA – The Goleta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their endorsement of Tony Vallejo for Goleta City Council. Vallejo is running for re-election in November.Two out of five Goleta City Council seats are up for re-election this November; Tony and Mayor Jim Farr are both completing their term. Vallejo was appointed to the Goleta City Council in 2014 to fill the vacancy of Ed Easton, who resigned after moving out of the city.

The Chamber’s Public Policy Committee and Board of Directors have worked with Vallejo on a variety of issues over the years. He has been an advocate for small business and economic development. 

The Chamber’s Board of Directors voted to endorse Tony on his longstanding support of the business community. During his time on the City Council, his positions aligned with the Chamber’s policy platform.

“The Chamber Board reviews each candidate’s platforms and priorities before making this endorsement,” said Kristen Miller, President & CEO of the Goleta Chamber of Commerce. “Tony has been a long time supporter and advocate for the business community, and it was important to the Board to give him our early support.”

Vallejo has been a Goleta resident for 13 years and currently owns his own CPA practice. He has served as past chair of Goleta Chamber of Commerce as well as several other nonprofit boards, including Dos Pueblos Little League, Santa Barbara Foodbank and Mental Health Association. 

The Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce (GVCoC) is a business-oriented membership organization founded in 1947. The mission is to create a strong local economy, promote the community, provide business resources and networking opportunities, represent business to government and support pro-business candidates.

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