Endorse Matt

Matt has been endorsed by elected leaders; by public schoolteachers; and, most importantly, by community members like yourself. He is the only candidate who has rejected all corporate PAC money and any support from outside special interest groups. If you would like to endorse Matt too, please contact us here. Thank you for supporting the only OC Board of Education candidate who will put the children of Orange County first!

 
 Matt Nguyen and former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

Matt Nguyen and former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

 Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Matt Nguyen for OC Board of Education, Westminster Trustee Frances Nguyen, and college graduate Minh Pham. 

Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Matt Nguyen for OC Board of Education, Westminster Trustee Frances Nguyen, and college graduate Minh Pham. 


 

Official Statements In Support of Matt Nguyen

We need to prepare all OC students for career and life success. Our community needs a fresh leader like Matt Nguyen who will bring those same values to the OC Board of Education.
— Westminster Councilmember Sergio Contreras
We need strong elected leaders that can stand up to corporations and stand with public schools. I trust Matt Nguyen will work hard for our students and communities.
— Garden Grove School District Trustee Walter Muneton
A homegrown leader and Yale-trained civil rights advocate, Matt Nguyen has the background and experience needed to empower students, teachers, and public schools.
— Westminster School District Trustee Jamison Power
Matt Nguyen will provide much-needed fresh leadership that will help half a million kids take on new heights in their educational endeavors.
— Garden Grove School District Trustee Lan Quoc Nguyen
Matt Nguyen is a rising star who attended local public schools and Yale Law School. He represents the future of our Vietnamese American community.
— Garden Grove Councilmember Phat Bui
Matt Nguyen is a homegrown leader with enormous potential. When he is elected, Matt will serve the children and families across our county earnestly and honorably.
— Westminster School District Trustee Frances Nguyen
 

Official endorsements for Matt Nguyen*

 

Orange County Schools Educators Association (OCSEA)

OCSEA Represents OC Public School Teachers and Staff

Preet Bharara

Former U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York

 

Jerry Patterson

Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives (ret.)

 

Maria Salamanca

Co-Founder, Swing Left

 

John Stephens

Councilmember, Costa Mesa City Council

 

Jamison Power

Trustee, Westminster School District

 

Frances Nguyen

Trustee, Westminster School District

 

Lan Quoc Nguyen

Trustee, Garden Grove School District

 

Walter Muneton

Trustee, Garden Grove School District

 

Gina Clayton-Tarvin

Trustee, Ocean View School District

 

Lorraine Prinsky

Trustee, Coast Community College District 

 

Joseph Shufro

Professor, Southwestern Community College

 

Ryan Walker

Chief Marketing Officer, Orange County LGBT Pride

 

Jennifer Dixon Robinson

Teacher, Peterson Elementary School (Huntington Beach)

 

Marianne Owen

Teacher, Oka Elementary School (Fountain Valley)

 

Yen Ta

Teacher, Finley Elementary School (Westminster)

Alan Lowenthal

Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives

 

Sergio Contreras

Councilmember, Westminster City Council

 

Phat Bui

Councilmember, Garden Grove City Council

 

Tam Nguyen

Former President, Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce

 

Chieu Nguyen

President, Vietnamese American Aerospace Professional Association

 

Trung Ta

Founding Chairman, Vietnamese Cultural Center

 

Alex Knopp

Clinical Professor, Yale Law School

 

David Rosen

Clinical Professor, Yale Law School

 

Alexander Taubes

Clinical Professor, Yale Law School

 

Brendan Patch

Teacher, Edison High School (Huntington Beach)

 

Susan Ballard

Teacher, Edison High School (Huntington Beach)

 

Rick Meyers

Teacher, Edison High School (Huntington Beach)

 

Jennifer Patch

Teacher, Edison High School (Huntington Beach)

 

Monica Dalton

Teacher, Saddleback High School (Santa Ana)

 

 

*Partial List


 
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