Community advocate and Emmy award winning Foley Artist, Jody Thomas announced that she is running for Calabasas City Council. The Calabasas City Council election is on March 5, 2013.
Online PR News – 10-January-2013 – Calabasas, CA – Calabasas, CA – Jody Thomas, a longtime community advocate and Emmy award-winning Foley Artist, has announced that she is running for Calabasas City Council.
“The reasons for my run are very simple,” Jody stated. ”I want to be an accessible and transparent voice of the community. If elected, I will advance the priorities that we all share; preserving Calabasas’ character through responsible budgeting, protecting our open space, promoting local business, and ensuring that our schools are provided with all the resources they need to educate our children to the highest standards.”
“Calabasas City Council needs a fresh perspective and new thinking,” Jody continued. “Electing Lucy Martin was a step in the right direction, and I hope the voters will give me the chance to join her in bringing about a more positive and relevant agenda to our local government.”
Kim Lamorie, President of the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation, that represents over 12,000 homeowners in the Santa Monica Mountain communities said, “I've known Jody Thomas as a dedicated community advocate and delegate to our association for many years. Jody has always fought for the values and programs that make Calabasas so unique and special”.
Brian Ross Adams, who recently managed Richard Bloom’s successful campaign for California State Assembly, is managing Thomas’ campaign.
For further information on Thomas’s campaign, please visit www.JodyThomasforCouncil.com or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/JodyforCouncil and on Twitter at @Jody4Council.
About Jody Thomas
As a parent, a volunteer, and a business owner, Jody Thomas has been an advocate within her community for over 20 years. A single mother for many years, Jody always made sure she was involved in her daughter Clara’s school activities. She actively volunteered to help with school functions, sporting events, and youth orchestras. As a result, Jody truly knows and appreciates the Calabasas school system. In addition to the hard work of being a single parent, Jody has also successfully managed to run her own post-production sound effects business, The Sync Tank. Her clients include NBC Universal Studios and Warner Brothers, and thanks to her hard work, passion, and creativity, she was awarded an Emmy for her work as a Foley Artist last year. That work ehtic and business acumen are traits she'll carry on to the Calabasas City Council.
Jody also has experience representing the people of Calabasas through her service on the Environmental Standards Committee, as well as the County Redistricting Hearings. She has been a voice for the people during the discussions on city-wide issues such as the OWTS, building code amendments, the Water Park, the wireless issue, and more. While serving her term as president of the Old Topanga Homeowner's Association, she stood up for her friends and neighbors on matters that were important to her community.