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Torrance Mayor Patrick J. Furey: “After viewing the two forums, I believe that Madison is also qualified to be a member of the board of education. Although some may contend she is too young, I challenge those folks to listen to her knowledgeable answers and her history of service in education. Clearly, she can hit the ground running.”

TUSD School Board President Terry Ragins: “I am pleased to be able to offer you my whole hearted endorsement in your run for a seat, MY seat, on the TUSD School Board.”

Councilmember Heidi Ashcraft: “Please join me in using 1 of your 2 votes to vote for Madison Laster for Torrance Board of Education. Madison has been involved in local education, is knowledgeable and ready to serve Torrance.”

Councilmember Tim Goodrich:
“I’m proud to endorse Madison Laster for the Torrance Unified School Board. She has a great understanding of the issues and her new energy and fresh perspective is needed.”

Camilla Seferian: Commissioner at City of Torrance CA Government, Torrance Education Foundation Board of Directors, Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation Board of Directors

Councilmember Mike Griffiths: Citizen Development and Enrichment Committee.  Member of the Community Planning and Design Committee and Finance and Governmental Operations Committee.

Anna King: President Elect of a National Child Advocate Association

Dianna MacDonald: Immediate Past President of a California Child Advocate Association, Current California and National Child Advocate, State Commissioner for WASC, School Board Trustee (Former), Business Owner, Member of Commission for Status Of Women

Judge David S Wesley: Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge, retired

Leslye Kasoff: Los Angeles Superior Court Community Outreach, retired

Gary M. Gole: Attorney at Law at Dawson, Tilem, and Gole

Courtney Elise Arnold: Attorney at Law

Curtis Anthony Gole: Attorney at Law

Alexandria Christine Davis: Attorney at Law

Camilo Cruz: Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Director of Community Justice Initiative (CJI)

Barbara DeLucia: Deputy Executive Director, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund

Brad Serkin: President of Redondo Beach Unified School District School Board

Anita Avrick: Past President of Redondo Beach Unified School Board, California Child Advocate

Raymur Flinn: Vice-President of Redondo Beach Unified School Board

Brad Waller: Member of Redondo Beach Unified School District School Board, California Child Advocate

Sergio Godinez: Immediate Past Student Board Member Redondo Beach Unified School District School Board

Martha Barbee:  Redondo Beach City Council Member, former

Patricia DiLeva: South Bay Child Advocate

Marie Botchie: Special Education Advocate, Special Education Teacher and Special Education Department Chair (retired)

Kristen Holm: Principal in Fullerton School District and Torrance Resident

Elizabeth Pino: Planning Commissioner

Toni Sargent: Cultural Arts Commissioner

Dave Sargent: Retired TUSD Board Member

Dr. Traci Petteway: National Child Advocate and Educator

Erik Champy: National Child Advocate

Stacy Bateman: National Child Advocate

Jeffery Corbett: National Child Advocate

Yvonne Johnson: National Child Advocate

Lea Darrah: California State Child Advocate

Sue Nicoletti: Teacher, Bellflower Unified School District

Nicole Hagerman: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Tricia Poffenbarger: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Denise Palmieri: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Laura Jane Boushell: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Tamara Sheue: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Carrie Muramoto: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Alisa Dawson: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Debbie Lee: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Claudine Valot: Teacher, Torrance Unified School District

Tara Fink: Teacher and Parent, Torrance Unified School District

Danica Burgner: Teacher and Parent, Torrance Unified School District

Clint Paulson: AYSO Region 14 Commissioner and TUSD Parent

Tony Wolfinger: TAbb Board Member, AYSO Coach, TUSD Parent

Amanda Mueller: Torrance Community Member and RBUSD Educator

Briana Freeman: LAUSD Educator and TUSD Parent

Katie Frank: TUSD Parent and RBUSD Teacher

Melissa Zak: TUSD Parent

Kristine Holmes: TUSD Parent

Cheryl Hasenmayer: TUSD Parent

Bob Cristofaro: TUSD Parent 

Kim Cristofaro: TUSD Parent 

Vince Eredia: TUSD Parent 

Janette Eredia: TUSD Parent 

Jeff Hester: TUSD Parent 

Rebecca Hester: TUSD Parent 

Milton Kizer: Regional Director at Parents Educators/Teachers in Action

Amancay Ledezma: Associate Clinical Social Worker, Director of Social Services, and Regional Director at Parents Educators/Teachers in Action

Russell Hamilton: Business Owner, Inner City Non-Profit Entrepreneur


Endorsement Quotes:

“I support Madison Laster for Torrance School Board. She cares deeply about her city and the welfare of its students and schools.”

~Gary M. Gole, Attorney at Law

Law Offices of Dawson, Tilem and Gole