Santa Cruz County resident Dan Young has officially filed nominations papers to run for the 2nd district county supervisor’s position in the upcoming June 3rd election.

Born and raised in the Pajaro Valley, Dan is an original co founder of the Surfrider Foundation as well as of the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum. Dan is a biogegrapher who has worked for a variety of nonprofit organizations including The Nature Conservancy, the National Park Service and the Center for Law in the Public Interest. He has been involved with surfing access issues since 1971.

One of the main goals once he is elected to office is to represent the surfing community which has been traditionally marginalized and disenfranchised by local governments and politicians.

Currently, Dan is the music director at the new environmental Pajaro Valley High School in Watsonville, CA, president of the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival and a board member of the Santa Cruz Surfing Club est. 1936.

Contributions to support Dan’s campaign may be sent to: Friends of Dan Young, PO Box 1966, Aptos, CA 95001

Bookmark the Vote Dan Young website - set to launch in April.

Photo courtesy of Boots McGhee