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City of Santa BarbaraCandidate for Council Member, District 5

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Eric Friedman

Councilmember/Grocery Worker
2,715 votes (100%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Creating more affordable housing
  • Addressing homelessness
  • Working to address structural budget challenges for the City

Experience

Experience

Profession:Councilmember/Grocery Worker
Grocery Worker, Trader Joe's (2017–current)
Councilmember, City of Santa Barbara — Elected position (2018–current)
Staff Assistant to County Supervisor, County of Santa Barbara (2002–2016)
Library Advisory Board Member, City of Santa Barbara — Appointed position (2004–2014)
Harbor Commissioner, City of Santa Barbara — Appointed position (2010–2013)

Education

Cal State Northridge Masters Public Administration (2013)
University of Notre Dame B.A. History, American History (1999)

Community Activities

President and Board Member, Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation (2014–2017)
Chair and Board Member, Fighting Back Santa Barbara Youth Mentor Task Force (2004–2017)
Graduate, Emerging Leaders Program (2014–2014)
Board Member, Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM) (2006–2011)
Parish Council Member, St. Barbara Parish (2006–2009)

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