State Senator Fran Pavley announced her support today of Jody Thomas in her race for Calabasas City Council. Senator Pavley praised Thomas' long history of community activism and passion for public service.
Online PR News – 24-January-2013 – Calabasas, CA – State Senator Fran Pavley announced her support today of Jody Thomas in her race for Calabasas City Council. Senator Pavley praised Thomas’ long history of community activism and passion for public service.
"I know Jody Thomas as a strong voice for the community and know she will be a committed champion on environmental and quality of life issues.” Senator Pavley stated, “I look forward to working with her as an elected member of the Calabasas City Council."
Jody Thomas proudly accepted the endorsement from the State Senator, whom she called a role model as a progressive icon with deep roots and support in the community.
"Senator Pavley is one of the most respected leaders our State has ever had,” said Thomas. “Her work on the environment, education, supporting small businesses, and public safety has greatly benefited us not only in Calabasas, but throughout the State. Her support of my campaign is very meaningful to me personally, as she is someone I have long admired. I know the voters in Calabasas will take her support of my candidacy very seriously.”
This important endorsement is just the first in a series of endorsements Thomas’ campaign will announce in the coming weeks. Thomas enjoys the backing of a wide array of community leaders; from environmental groups, local homeowner associations, community leaders, to the city’s first responders.
Further endorsements will be announced on Thomas’ website www.JodyThomasforCouncil.com.
About Jody Thomas
As a parent, volunteer, advocate and small business owner, Jody Thomas has been a leader in her community for over 20 years. First and foremost, Thomas is a mother who was actively involved in all aspects of her daughter’s education and development. As a result, Thomas is a passionate advocate for the city’s school system and will be a strong voice for education on the Calabasas City Council. As an Emmy award winning member of the film and TV industry, Jody has been successfully running her own Calabasas based post-production sound effects business, The Sync Tank. Her clients include NBC Universal Studios and Warner Brothers.
As a community leader, Jody has served as President of the Old Topanga Homeowner’s Association, served on the Environmental Standards Committee and participated in the recent County Redistricting Hearings. Her work on behalf of the citizens of Calabasas has been featured in the LA Times and she continues to press for greater transparency and more opportunities for citizen participation in the local governance.
Whether it is opposing the city’s overreaching septic tank ordinance, advocating for the protection and preservation of open space and view sheds, speaking out on the wireless issue and making sure the City Council responsibly adheres to its budget, Thomas can always be counted on as a truthful, passionate and committed voice for her fellow citizens of Calabasas.