Quote from Hon. Dianne McKenna, former Sunnyvale mayor and former County Board of Supervisors:
Nancy works in the private sector, volunteers in the non-profit sector, and serves on committees in the public sector dealing with housing, human services, land use and water. She will bring a wealth of experience to the City Council.
— Dianne McKenna, former Sunnyvale Mayor, former County Board of Supervisors
Quote from Hon. Dean Chu, former Sunnyvale mayor:
Water conservation and environmental concerns are very important to me. Nancy sought input right away to learn the issues. I was impressed how fast she came up to speed.
— Dean Chu, former Sunnyvale Mayor
Quote from Hon. Melinda Hamilton, former Sunnyvale mayor:
We need lots of different views represented on our city council. Nancy will seek out and voice concerns that might otherwise go unrepresented. That’s why she has my support.
— Melinda Hamilton, former Sunnyvale Mayor
Quote from Carelle Karimimanesh, Board Member of Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse, in support of Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council:
Sunnyvale needs a strong voice for taking domestic violence seriously and for treating victims with sensitivity. Nancy Smith has been very supportive of me and of San Mateo County’s only domestic violence services agency, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse. She can support struggling survivors and child witnesses in Sunnyvale.
— Carelle Karimimanesh, CORA board member
Quote from Sunnyvale Sustainability Commission Founding member and Sunnyvale Cool Cities founder, Barbara Fukumoto:
At this unique point in history, we need leaders who will prioritize protecting our air, land, and water. We need councilmembers who will view all decisions through an environmental lens. I support Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council because I believe she is the only candidate for this seat who will focus on leaving the best possible planet for our children and grandchildren.
— Barbara Fukumoto, Sunnyvale leader in sustainability
Quote from Hon. Paul Fong in support of Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council:
“Nancy Smith lives and breathes progressive values. With her on the City Council, all sides will get fair consideration. She’s not afraid to make tough decisions and stick to them. I enthusiastically support Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council.”
— Paul Fong, Former California State Assemblymember
Hon. Jodi Muirhead supports Nancy for Sunnyvale City Council:
“When I see someone with Nancy’s energy, drive and values, I support them. Nancy advocates STEM education and giving all people, no matter their age or situation, a chance to excel. She will be great on Sunnyvale City Council!
“I appreciate Nancy’s leadership style. When she leads a discussion, she actively listens and gets people to collaborate and engage in optimistic problem-solving. With Nancy’s breadth of experience, she brings skills critically needed for city leadership.”
— Jodi Muirhead, Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Trustees
Quote from Hon. Nai Hsueh in support of Nancy Smith for City Council:
“Nancy Smith has a real knack for public service. She has a great way of communicating and making progress when faced with difficult challenges. I know Nancy Smith has what is takes to be a truly effective City Councilmember for Sunnyvale.”
— Nai Hsueh, Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors, District 5