Solana Beach Deputy Mayor Dave Roberts receives endorsement from Donna Frye for county board seat

Former San Diego City Councilwoman Donna Frye announced her endorsement this past week of Solana Beach Deputy Mayor Dave Roberts for Third District Supervisor for San Diego County.

“Dave Roberts believes in open government and the public’s right to know. He works tirelessly on behalf of the community,” said former San Diego City Councilwoman Donna Frye. “He brings a bipartisan approach to this race and isn’t part of the politics-as-usual crowd. I am proud to add my name to his growing list of supporters.”

Roberts launched his campaign for Third District Supervisor on Jan.10, 2012. The primary election is on June 5, 2012.

“When I launched my campaign for County Supervisor, I promised to work in a bipartisan with all leaders to improve our region’s quality of life,” Roberts said. “Having the support of former Councilmember Donna Frye, who believes as I do in open government and citizen involvement, is an endorsement of my strong determination to provide open and transparent, bipartisan leadership on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.”

Roberts is a two-term councilmember and Deputy Mayor of the City of Solana Beach. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the San Diego County Consolidated Transportation Services Agency. A nationally-recognized expert in health care policy, he was appointed in both the Bush and the Obama Administrations to national advisory leadership roles focused on maximizing the cost-effectiveness and delivery of Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs. In addition, he helped to create the military’s current healthcare system. He is a past chairman of the San Dieguito River Valley Park Joint Powers Authority and helped lead the efforts to rebuild the park when over 60 percent was destroyed by the 2007 fires. He has adopted five children from the county ranging in ages from three to sixteen and has lived in San Diego County for nearly two decades.

Roberts is also endorsed by Supervisor Pam Slater-Price, State Senator Christine Kehoe, Assemblymember Toni Atkins, Former State Senator and Assemblymember Dede Alpert, Sierra Club, and more than 70 organizations, elected officials and community leaders.

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