FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2012
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Eric M. Alderete Receives Another Key Endorsement From Santa Ana Law Enforcement
Santa Ana, California – Eric M. Alderete, a candidate for Santa Ana City Council – Ward 3, has received the endorsement of the Santa Ana Police Management Association (SAPMA). The endorsement was announced by Jim Schnabl, (Police Commander and Secretary/Treasurer of the SAPMA) on behalf of the association that represents the Command Staff of the Santa Ana Police Department. SAPMA joins the Santa Ana Police Officers Association as public safety groups that have announced their support of Alderete in recent weeks.
“We are very pleased to endorse Eric M. Alderete for the Santa Ana City Council Ward 3 seat. We are confident Eric will do a great job supporting public safety officers and programs to help us do our job,” said Commander Schnabl. “Eric deserves the support of everyone who lives or works in Santa Ana because he is a leader who cares about the community and supports the Police Department” added Schnabl.
“I am extremely proud to receive the endorsement of the Santa Ana PMA especially because it comes from the men and women who command and lead our police department and work shoulder to shoulder with our officers everyday” said Alderete.
A strong advocate for economic development, public safety and education, Alderete is the Chairman of the Santa Ana Planning Commission and serves on the Board of Directors of the Santa Ana College Foundation. There, he has helped sustain the college’s Veterans Resource Center which provides academic counseling and guidance to military veteran students. Alderete holds a Bachelor of Arts and law degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He works as Vice President of a major Southern California company.