Apr 9, 2022 | Election, News

Gorell’s varied experience in public service and commitment to the County of Ventura provides the voice we need to keep our community safe.

The Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (VCDSA) Board of Directors is endorsing Jeff Gorell for Ventura County Supervisor District 2.

Gorell has deep roots in Ventura County but also brings the valuable knowledge that comes from his wide variety of public service over many years. His experience includes military leadership, time as a prosecutor in Ventura County, State Assembly, and Los Angeles Deputy Mayor. We look forward to Gorell bringing the knowledge and experience he gained from these assignments to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors where he can continue policies that will keep our community a safe place to live and raise a family. Our colleagues in Los Angeles advised that he continually demonstrated a commitment to public safety during his tenure there, and he has committed to continuing that work here.

“We are proud to endorse Jeff Gorell in his bid for Ventura County Board of Supervisor District 2. He has demonstrated an understanding of the importance of public safety to maintain a safe community and the commitment to keep open lines of communication as an effective means to get the job done. Additionally, Gorell has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to public service as well as an understanding of the needs and issues of the community. We support his election to the Board of Supervisors District 2 so that he can work to maintain the policies that make Ventura County a great place to live, namely ensuring our safe communities and financial strength.”

Nick Odenath, Ventura County DSA President

The Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (VCDSA) is the recognized bargaining unit for approximately 775 sworn peace officers in Ventura County. VCDSA President Nick Odenath extends that the Board of Directors of VCDSA is proud to endorse Jeff Gorell for Ventura County Board of Supervisors (District 2) in 2022 because of his passion for public service, commitment to fighting for a safe community, and dedication to maintaining the quality way of life we have come to expect here in Ventura County.

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