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August 18, 2016
Contact: Jason Mills (714) 576-4303

Orange County Board of Education Trustee Rebecca “Beckie” Gomez Endorses Rickk Montoya For Garden Grove City Council District 6

Garden Grove, CA    Orange County Board of Education Trustee Rebecca Gomez today announced her Endorsement of Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council District 6.

“I’m proud to endorse Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council District 6,” said Trustee Gomez. “As a lifelong resident of East Garden Grove, Rickk understands his community. Rickk will be a voice for all resident’s concerns and will represent their interests at City Hall. He has the homegrown leadership and experience District 6 needs.”

Rebecca Gomez currently serves as the Orange County Board of Education District 1 Trustee, representing Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Tustin, and Fountain Valley. She also serves on the Tustin City Council where she represents the city on the Orange County Senior Citizens Advisory Council, the Santa Ana River Flood Protection Agency (SARFPA), and serves as chair on the Orange County Library Advisory Board.

“I am honored to receive this endorsement from Trustee Gomez,” Montoya said. “I’m looking forward to following her example of putting her community first and working hard on behalf of all residents in the city.”

Trustee Gomez’s endorsement shows the growing momentum for Rickk Montoya’s campaign for City Council and comes off the heels of another crucial endorsement from AFSCME Local 3090.

Rickk Montoya was raised in the same East Garden Grove community where he and his wife currently own a home and raise their children. He attended Woodbury Elementary, Doig Intermediate and graduated from Santiago High School. He also spent over 10 years serving in the United States Army. He currently works as a 911 Dispatcher with the Los Angeles Police Department. Rickk also serves the City of Garden Grove as the Chair of the Parks, Recreation & Arts Commission. To learn more about Rickk Montoya’s Campaign, visit

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