The Team

The Team

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Jessica MacLachlan

Jessica is our event coordinator. Jessica moved to south Claremont from Wilson, North Carolina, where she was active in her community. She brought that spirit with her to Claremont, where she has led large-scale events at Sycamore School and Cub Scout Troop 401. Jessica is passionate about human services in Claremont, especially affordable housing. She lives with her husband Dan and her three kids.

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Keyana Lee

Keyana is in charge of design and apparel for the campaign. Keyana moved to Claremont 11 years ago with her six children. She started her own business, Krafty Keys Treasures, and makes shirts, planners, coffee mugs and all sorts of goodies. As a mother of a son with autism, she is passionate about mental health access, as well as community awareness of adults struggling with mental health.

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Ad Santell

Ad is in charge of video for the campaign. Ad is a freelance videographer and cameraman who has worked on commercials, documentaries and music videos. He also runs Claremont Video, which showcases local businesses in the city and what being a business owner in Claremont means to them. Ad is passionate about equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of socioeconomic background, as well as public safety. He lives in south Claremont with his wife, Lauren, and his two kids. 

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Erik Garcia

Erik is the precinct captain for the campaign. He works as a physical therapist for patients suffering from COVID-19 at Pomona Valley Hospital, putting him on the front lines during the historic pandemic. Originally from Bell Gardens, Erik and his wife, Francis, moved to Claremont two weeks before their son Marcus was born because of the city’s stellar school system. He is concerned about police reform, looking into whether some of the money allocated to police. services could be used in other parts of the city. He also wants to make sure local businesses survive amid the pandemic.

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Matthew Bramlett

Matthew does social media and communications for the campaign. He spent over four years as a reporter for the Claremont Courier, writing about city and community issues. He knows from personal experience how difficult it is to secure affordable housing in Claremont, and wants the city to build more to allow better access for low-income Claremonters. He lives in south Claremont with his fiance, Jacobe.