Five Candidates Environmental Voters Can Trust - Redwood Coalition for Climate and Environmental Responsibility (RCCER)

From Natalie Arroyo/April 3, 2022, 11:31 a.m.

EUREKA, Calif.—The Redwood Coalition for Climate and Environmental Responsibility (RCCER) is proud to offer its endorsement to five candidates: Steve Madrone for 5th District Supervisor; Natalie Arroyo for 4th District Supervisor; Kimberley White for Arcata City Council; Juan Pablo Cervantes for Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters; and Adrian Kamada for District Attorney. Whether you are a hunter or a bird watcher, these candidates have earned the trust of environmental voters.

RCCER Endorses Steve Madrone for 5th District Supervisor

“Supervisor Steve Madrone has earned the voters’ trust and deserves re-election. Supervisor Madrone’s experience leading watershed restoration efforts has given him a depth of knowledge that he brings to the Board of Supervisors.” - Colin Fiske, Co-Director of RCCER.

RCCER Endorses Natalie Arroyo for 4th District Supervisor

“Natalie Arroyo’s eight years on the Eureka City Council and her work as an environmental planner for the Redwood Community Action Agency makes her the most qualified candidate for the 4th District. Natalie also has a strong plan to use her office to meet the environmental challenges of our time—from the climate crisis to housing affordability, Natalie’s grasp on the issues sets her apart. Natalie Arroyo deserves your vote.” - Caroline Griffith, Co-Director of RCCER

RCCER Endorses Kimberley White for Arcata City Council

“RCCER is excited to endorse Kimberly White for Arcata City Council. To the seat, Kimberly brings her experience as a Planning Commissioner for the city and as a community organizer for the Valley West community in Arcata. We are excited to see all of the good things she can bring to the council.” - Matt Simmons, Co-Director of RCCER

RCCER Endorses Juan Pablo Cervantes for Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

“Juan Pablo Cervantes is the only candidate in the race with prior election administration experience. Election integrity is critical for our democracy, and Juan’s commitment to secure and transparent elections is important to environmental voters. RCCER is also heartened by Juan’s focus on ensuring all people in the county have equal access to participate in our elections.” - Caroline Griffith, Co-Director of RCCER

RCCER Endorses Adrian Kamada for District Attorney

“Adrian Kamada is a choice voters can trust for District Attorney. Adrian has experience as aPublic Defender and Deputy District Attorney, giving him a broad perspective on our justice system. As a Deputy District Attorney, Adrian stood out for his work prosecuting environmental crimes and was awarded the 2018 “Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year” by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Adrian will bring a fresh perspective to the District Attorney’s Office and we are impressed by his vision for the position.” - Tom Wheeler, Co-Director of RCCER.


The mission of the Redwood Coalition for Climate and Environmental Responsibility (RCCER, pronounced “rocker”) is to ensure that local elected officials and government agencies on California’s North Coast take robust, just, and equitable actions to address the climate crisis and other key environmental issues.