You may ask yourself, after 20 years of leadership from Mayor Mary Sessom, "For whom should I vote for mayor of Lemon Grove in the coming 2016 election?" The mayoral candidates include Teresa Rosiak, George Gastil, and Racquel Vasquez.
According to an article in East County Magazine on August 23, 2016:
Rosiak is a medical credentialing specialist, as well as past president of the Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce. She says she is running to bring fiscal responsibility and reinvigorate the city.
Teresa Rosiak is the only candidate for mayor of Lemon Grove who is officially endorsed by the County Republican Party. Teresa Rosiak is the official republican mayoral candidate in the 2016 election for mayor of Lemon Grove. In the 2016 Lemon Grove election, the Republican Party of San Diego officially endorses Teresa Rosiak for mayor and Matt Mendoza and Michael Summers for City Council. For more official endoresements, please visit http://www.sandiegorepublicans.org/endorsements.html.
From an interview with East County Magazine:
I am a 52-year resident of Lemon Grove and I am passionate about our City and residents. I have been employed by a major healthcare/hospital facility in San Diego for 22 years as a Credentialing Specialist and I am a proud single parent to two incredible daughters. I am a survivor of domestic violence, parent volunteer for USA swimming, and Past President of the Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce.
I want to be a conduit between the City of Lemon Grove and its residents; I am a passionate advocate for the residents. I will work hard to serve the residents and this great community of ours and together we will reinvigorate our City. Responsible leadership, fiscal responsibility, and transparent accounting are imperative. Public safety is crucial and making Lemon Grove business-friendly again is mandatory. I will strive to be accountable so we can have a great community.
From mayoral candidate Teresa A. Rosiak:
My name is Teresa Rosiak and I'm committed to making your voice heard in Lemon Grove. Like you, I want to play an active role in making our community, state, and country a far safer, better place to raise our children, run a business, and forge a future filled with unlimited promise. If you share my vision, I urge you to connect with me and help make it happen! Together, we can make a meaningful difference for our families, our communities, and our country.
From the website VoteTeresaForMayor.com:
As a lifetime resident of Lemon Grove, Teresa Rosiak learned early on the value of hard work, teamwork, and perseverance. She graduated from Helix High School. Currently, she is employed by a leading health care provider in San Diego County. Teresa Rosiak is a single mother of two wonderful young ladies pursuing their goals in California.
In the past, Teresa's leadership abilities led to the successful election of her serving as the President of the Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce. She has spent the last decade as an advocate for prosecuting the gravest offenders of domestic violence and human trafficking and volunteering for a variety of charitable causes.
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Teresa Rosiak will be at the VFW Hall, located at 2885 Lemon Grove Ave on from 7:00 am to 3:00pm. She will be available to meet residents and answer questions during the Rummage Sale.
As a qualified and officially endorsed candidate, Teresa Rosiak is devoted to making herself accessible to the residents of Lemon Grove. Please contact her with any concerns or questions:
Telephone: (619) 589-0355
Mobile: (619) 991-1004
By contacting the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, citizens may verify voter registration and locate their correct polling locations. Visit the website of the San Diego County Registrar of Voters: http://www.sdvote.com/.