October 2014 Agenda

    NOTICE AND AGENDA
    Commission Meeting

    California Fair Political Practices Commission
    428 J Street, Suite 800
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    10:00 A.M.

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    According to (Gov. Code Section 11123) (a) all meetings of a state body shall be open and public and all persons shall be permitted to attend any meeting of a state body except as otherwise provided in this article. The Section further states that the portion of the teleconferenced meeting that is required to be open to the public shall be audible to the public at the location specified in the notice of the meeting.

    Commissioner Eskovitz will attend this meeting of the Commission via teleconference from 355 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071.

    Commissioner Wasserman will attend this meeting of the Commission via teleconference from 301 W 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

    Agendas will be posted at the teleconference location and the teleconference location will conduct the meetings in a manner that protects the rights of any party or member of the public appearing before the state body (Commission).

    Welcome

    Jodi Remke, FPPC Chair

    Public Comment

    1.    Public Comment.

    This portion of the meeting is reserved for comment on items not on the agenda. Under the Bagley-Keene Act, the Commission cannot act on items raised during public comment, but may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed; request clarification; or refer the item to staff.

    2.    Approval of August 2014 Commission Meeting Minutes.
    August Minutes

    Proposed Consent Calendar Items 3 - 105

    Enforcement Matters

    Money Laundering

    3.    In the Matter of Archway Property Services, LLC, and Andrew Hawkins Cohen; FPPC No. 11/1056 (Default Decision). Staff: Commission Counsel Adam Silver, and Special Investigator Beatrice Moore. Respondent, Archway Property Services, LLC (“Respondent Archway”), is a San Francisco-based apartment maintenance and property management firm. At all times relevant to this matter, Respondent, Andrew Hawkins Cohen, served as the Managing Director for Respondent Archway. In this matter, prior to the 2011 San Francisco Mayoral Election, Respondent Cohen directed Respondent Archway’s President and six of its employees and contractors to make eight separate $500 contributions, under their individual names, to 2011 San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Phil Ting and Ed Lee. Respondent Cohen later reimbursed all seven individuals for their contributions to Candidates Ting and Lee using Respondent Archway funds, in violation of Government Code Sections 84301 and 84300, subdivision (c) (8 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $40,000.
    Archway - Default Decision and Order

    4.    In the Matter of Yolo County Republican Central Committee; FPPC No. 11/278 (Default Decision). Staff: Enforcement Chief Gary Winuk, and Program Specialist Robert Perna. In October and November 2010, Respondent, Yolo County Republican Central Committee, was an intermediary for contributions totaling $32,300 from Charles and Ann Johnson to the committee known as Damon Dunn for Secretary of State 2010, but this intermediary relationship was not disclosed, in violation of Government Code Section 84302 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $5,000.
    Yolo - Default Decision and Order

    5.    In the Matter of Santa Clara County Republican Party; FPPC No. 14/903 (Default Decision). Staff: Enforcement Chief Gary Winuk, and Program Specialist Robert Perna. In October and November 2010, Respondent, Santa Clara County Republican Party, was an intermediary for contributions totaling $33,000 from Charles and Ann Johnson to the committee known as Damon Dunn for Secretary of State 2010, but this intermediary relationship was not disclosed, in violation of Government Code Section 84302 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $5,000.
    Santa Clara - Default Decision and Order

    6.    In the Matter of Republican Central Committee of Los Angeles County, also known as Republican Party of Los Angeles County; FPPC No. 11/224 (Default Decision). Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Angela Brereton, and Special Investigator Simon Russell. Respondent, Republican Central Committee of Los Angeles County, also known as Republican Party of Los Angeles County (Respondent RPLAC), served as the intermediary for contributions from Paul Anthony Novelly, Jared Novelly, Chandra Niemann, and Thomas Niemann, totaling $32,400 to Committee to Elect Rabbi Shifren, in violation of Government Code Section 84302 (2 counts). Additionally, Respondent RPLAC filed a false preelection campaign statement for the reporting period of July 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010, by reporting that it made a $32,400 contribution to Committee to Elect Rabbi Shifren, when in fact Respondent RPLAC was merely the intermediary for contributions made by Paul Anthony Novelly, Jared Novelly, Chandra Niemann, and Thomas Niemann to Committee to Elect Rabbi Shifren, in violation of Government Code Section 84211, subdivision (k). Total Proposed Penalty: $15,000.
    RPLAC - Default Decision and Order

    7.    In the Matter of Edward J. Sanchez; FPPC No. 14/416. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, and Special Investigator Annaraine Diaz. In this matter, Respondent, Edward J. Sanchez, a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona at all times relevant to this matter, was an intermediary for a contribution totaling $300 from his employer Gary A. Husk and Jamieson and Gutierrez, Inc. to Jerry Sanders for Mayor, but this intermediary relationship was not disclosed, in violation of Government Code Sections 84300, subdivision (c), 84301, and 84302 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $4,500.
    Sanchez - Stip and Exh

    Conflict of Interest

    8.    In the Matter of Larry Moody; FPPC No. 14/116. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton, and Special Investigator Annaraine Diaz. In this matter, Respondent, Larry Moody, a member of the East Palo Alto City Council, participated in making and made a governmental decision in which he had a financial interest, by proposing an amendment to, and voting to approve, Policy and Action Item 21, the award of a $77,000 grant to New Creation Home Ministries and Able Works, in violation of Government Code Section 87100 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $3,000.
    Moody - Stip and Exh

    Receipt of Gift Over the Limit

    9.    In the Matter of Manuel Paul; FPPC No. 12/930. Staff: Enforcement Chief Gary Winuk, Senior Commission Counsel Neal Bucknell, and Special Investigator Simon Russell. In this matter, Respondent, Manuel Paul, as former Superintendent of the San Ysidro School District, accepted a gift of $2,500 cash, in excess of the $420 gift limit, in violation of Government Code Section 89503, subdivision (c) (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $5,000.
    Paul - Stip and Exh

    Campaign Reporting

    10.    In the Matter of Ben Kalasho and Committee to Elect Ben Kalasho for El Cajon City Council 2012; FPPC No. 14/048. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton, and Special Investigator Simon Russell. Respondents are Ben Kalasho, an unsuccessful candidate for election to the El Cajon City Council in the November 6, 2012 election, and his candidate controlled committee. In this matter, Respondents failed to deposit contributions made by Respondent Kalasho from his sole proprietorship, into a single, designated campaign bank account prior to expenditure, in violation of Government Code Section 85201, subdivisions (c) and (e) (1 count), failed to report expenditures totaling approximately $10,380.76, in violation of Government Code Section 84211, subdivisions (b), (i), and (k) (1 count), and received cash contributions of $100 or more, in violation of Government Code Section 84300, subdivision (a) (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $6,500.
    Kalasho - Stip and Exh

    11.    In the Matter of California Taxpayers Advocate and Catherine Anderson, Treasurer; FPPC No. 14/324. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, and Program Specialist Luz Bonetti. This matter arose out of an audit performed by the Political Reform Audit Program of the Franchise Tax Board. In this matter, Respondent, California Taxpayers Advocate, a state general purpose committee, and its treasurer Respondent, Catherine Anderson, failed to timely report three independent expenditures of $1,000 or more, totaling $58,508, made in support of a candidate for state elective office during the June 8, 2010, election cycle, to the Secretary of State within 24 hours, in violation of Government Code Section 85500, subdivision (a) (1 count), and failed to file a supplemental independent expenditure report with the Secretary of State by May 27, 2010, for independent expenditures, totaling $86,836, made in support of a candidate for state elective office during the January 1, 2010, through May 22, 2010, reporting period, in violation of Government Code Section 84203.5 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $5,500.
    California Taxpayers Advocate - Stip and Exh

    12.    In the Matter of American Dream Fund and Carol Ford, Treasurer; FPPC No. 13/1324. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, and Special Investigator Lee Myers. Respondent, American Dream Fund, is a committee that was primarily formed to support two candidates in the November 5, 2013 election for the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District Board, and Respondent, Carol Ford, has been its treasurer at all relevant times. In this matter, Respondents, failed to timely file preelection statements covering the period July 1, 2013, through September 21, 2013, due by September 26, 2013, and the period September 22, 2013, through October 19, 2013, due by October 24, 2013, with the San Mateo County Clerk, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5, subdivision (c) (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $2,500.
    American Dream Fund - Stip and Exh

    13.    In the Matter of Committee to Elect Sean Bookout School Board 2013, Sean Bookout, and Malika Bookout, Treasurer; FPPC No. 13/1336. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton. Respondent, Sean Bookout, was an unsuccessful candidate for Bellflower Unified School District board in the November 5, 2013 election. In this matter, Respondents, failed to timely file a preelection campaign statement covering the period September 22, 2013 through October 19, 2013, due on October 24, 2013, and a semi-annual campaign statement covering the period October 20, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due on January 31, 2014, with Los Angeles County, in violation of Government Code Sections 84200 and 84200.5 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Bookout - Stip

    14.    In the Matter of Norma Sierra Galindo, Candidate; Norma Sierra Galindo 2014, Committee; and Norma Sierra Galindo, Treasurer; FPPC No. 14/518. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros. In this matter, Respondent, Norma Sierra Galindo, Candidate and Treasurer, and her candidate-controlled committee, Respondent, Norma Sierra Galindo 2014, failed to timely file a statement of organization and a preelection statement covering the period January 1, 2014, through May 17, 2014, due on May 22, 2014, with the Department of Elections of the County of Imperial, in violation of Government Code Sections 84101 and 84200.5 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Galindo - Stip

    15.    In the Matter of Velma Lomax; FPPC No. 13/318. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Sally Hong. In this matter, Respondent, Velma Lomax, as Board Member of the Ventura Unified School District Board of Education, failed to timely file terminating statements covering October 18, 2009, through December 31, 2009, due on February 1, 2010, to close her committee, Committee to Re-Elect Velma Lomax VUSD Board Member 2009, with the Ventura County Clerk-Recorder, in violation of Government Code Section 84214 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Lomax - Stip

    16.    In the Matter of Jeffrey D. Moffatt, Jeffrey D. Moffatt 4 Palmdale School District 2013, Janet Varner, and Star Moffatt; FPPC No. 14/247. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondents, Jeffrey D. Moffatt, Candidate; Jeffrey D. Moffatt 4 Palmdale School District 2013, his candidate-controlled committee; Janet Varner, Treasurer; and Star Moffatt, Assistant Treasurer, failed to timely file a recipient committee campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2013, through September 21, 2013, due by September 26, 2013, with Los Angeles County, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Moffatt - Stip

    17.    In the Matter of Ron Gentry, Candidate and Treasurer, and Gentry for County Board of Education 2014; FPPC No. 14/506. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Ron Gentry, Candidate and Treasurer, and his candidate-controlled committee, Respondent, Gentry for County Board of Education 2014, failed to timely file a semi-annual campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2014, through May 17, 2014, due May 22, 2014, with the County of Riverside Registrar of Voters, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gentry - Stip

    18.    In the Matter of John R. Munn, Jr. and Manual A. Carbahal; FPPC 14/109. Staff: Commission Counsel Adam Silver, and Program Specialist Luz Bonetti. Respondent, John R. Munn, Jr., was an unsuccessful candidate for the California Assembly’s Fourth District in the 2012 general election. Munn for Assembly 2012 was Respondent Munn’s controlled committee. At all times relevant to this case, Manuel A. Carbahal served as Respondent Committee’s treasurer. In this matter, Respondents failed to timely file election cycle reports in connection with contributions received during the 90-day election cycle periods preceding the 2012 primary and general elections, in violation of Government Code Section 85309, subdivision (a), and failed to timely file late contribution reports in connection with late contributions received prior to the 2012 general election, in violation of Government Code Section 84203, subdivisions (a) and (b). Total Proposed Penalty: $3,500.
    Munn - Stip and Exh

    19.    In the Matter of Saving Local Jobs PAC and Claudia Hernandez; FPPC No. 13/337. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton, and Special Investigator George Aradi. In this matter, Respondents, Saving Local Jobs PAC, a state general purpose committee, and Claudia Hernandez, as the committee’s treasurer, madea non-monetary contribution to the Efren Martinez for City Council 2012 committee. Respondents failed to file a Late Contribution Report with the Bakersfield City Clerk’s Office within 24 hours of making a non-monetary contribution, in violation of Government Code Section 82036 (1 count), and failed to file a semi-annual campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2013, through June 30, 2013, due July 31, 2013, with the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $409.
    Saving Local Jobs PAC; Hernandez - Stip

    Late Contribution Reporting

    20.    In the Matter of Efren Martinez and Efren Martinez for Bakersfield City Council; FPPC No. 14/347. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton. Respondent, Efren Martinez, Sr., was an unsuccessful candidate for Bakersfield City Council in the June 4, 2013 election. Efren Martinez for Bakersfield City Council was his controlled committee. In this matter, Respondents failed to timely file a late contribution report within 48 hours of receiving a non-monetary contribution of $1,000 or more, with the Bakersfield City Clerk, in violation of Government Code Sections 82036, 84203, and 84203.3, subdivision (b) (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $209.
    Martinez - Stip

    Statement of Economic Interests – Non-Filer

    21.    In the Matter of Iris Merriouns; FPPC No. 13/267. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, and Special Investigator Ann Flaherty. In this matter, Respondent, Iris Merriouns, as Chief of Staff of Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid’s Office, failed to timely file her 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, with the City of Oakland, in violation of Government Code Section 87203 (5 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $1,000.
    Merriouns - Stip

    22.    In the Matter of Alfonso Perez; FPPC No. 13/844. Staff: Commission Counsel Adam Silver. In this matter, Respondent, Alfonso Perez, as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Entertainment Commission, failed to timely file his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, due on April 2, 2013, with the San Francisco Ethics Commission, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 and 87302 (1 count). The Commission previously prosecuted Respondent for failure to file his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. Total Proposed Penalty: $1,000.
    Perez - Stip and Exh

    23.    In the Matter of David Morgan; FPPC No. 13/764. Staff: Commission Counsel Adam Silver. In this matter, Respondent, David Morgan, as a District Representative in the California State Senate, failed to timely file his 2012 and 2013 Statements of Economic Interests, due on April 2, 2013 and April 2, 2014, respectively, with the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $600.
    Morgan - Stip

    24.    In the Matter of Barbara Murphy; FPPC No. 14/640. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, Barbara Murphy, as Board Member of the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee, failed to timely file her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period July 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the County of Shasta, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Murphy - Stip

    25.    In the Matter of Marc Bison; FPPC No. 14/ 976. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros. In this matter, Respondent, Marc Bison, as a Member for the Fresno County Housing and Community Development, failed to timely file his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the Clerk of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Bison - Stip

    26.    In the Matter of Walter Park; FPPC No. 13/896. Staff: Commission Counsel Adam Silver. In this matter, Respondent, Walter Park, as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Access Appeals Board, failed to timely file his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, due on April 2, 2013, with the San Francisco Ethics Commission, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Park - Stip

    27.    In the Matter of Claire Gottsdanker; FPPC No. 14/454. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros. In this matter, Respondent, Claire Gottsdanker, as Montecito Planning Commissioner for the County of Santa Barbara, failed to timely file her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, due April 1, 2013, with the County of Santa Barbara, in violation of Government Code Section 87203 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gottsdanker - Stip

    28.    In the Matter of Ryan LeComte; FPPC No. 14/578. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Sarah Shade. In this matter, Respondent, Ryan LeComte, as Information Systems Officer of the City of American Canyon, failed to timely file his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the City of American Canyon, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    LeComte - Stip

    29.    In the Matter of Junaid Fitter; FPPC No. 14/882. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Junaid Fitter, as a California Correctional Health Care Services Physician/Surgeon, failed to timely file his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests, covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the California Correctional Health Care Services, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Fitter - Stip

    30.    In the Matter of Jennifer Flores; FPPC No. 14/884. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Jennifer Flores, as a California Correctional Health Care Services Pharmacist, failed to timely file her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests, covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the California Correctional Health Care Services, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Flores - Stip

    31.    In the Matter of George Starcevich; FPPC No. 14/898. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, George Starcevich, as California Correctional Health Care Services Physician/Surgeon, failed to timely file his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the California Correctional Health Care Services, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Starcevich - Stip

    32.    In the Matter of Israel Lara, Jr.; FPPC No. 14/970. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros. In this matter, Respondent, Israel Lara, Jr., as Board Member for the Sierra Kings Health Care District in Fresno County, failed to timely file his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests, covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the Clerk to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Lara - Stip

    33.    In the Matter of Deborah Blue; FPPC No. 14/972. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros. In this matter, Respondent, Deborah Blue, as a Board Member for the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board, failed to timely file her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests, covering the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due April 1, 2014, with the Clerk for the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Blue - Stip

    Lobbying Reporting

    34.    In the Matter of Metlife; FPPC No. 14/223. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Brendan Rochford. In this matter, Respondent, Metlife, a California lobbyist employer, failed to timely file a Lobbyist Employer Report covering the period October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due on January 31, 2014, with the Secretary of State’s Office, disclosing total payments made for lobbying services in the amount of $10,000, in violation of Government Code Sections 86115 and 84605 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Metlife - Stip

    ITEMS 35 – 105

    Pro-Active Gift Non-Reporting Memorandum by Gary S. Winuk dated 10/6/14.
    SY Gift Cases - Memo to the Commission

    Pro-Active Gift Non-Reporting Cases

    35.    In the Matter of Tom Lohwasser; FPPC No. 14/661. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Michael Battaglia. In this matter, Respondent, Tom Lohwasser, as a Superintendent for the Dixie School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: baseball tickets valued at $100.00 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests, baseball tickets valued at $100.00 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests, baseball tickets valued at $100.00 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, and baseball tickets valued at $100.00 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (4 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $800.
    Lohwasser - Stip and Exh

    36.    In the Matter of Scott Scambray; FPPC No. 14/647. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Scott Scambray, as a Superintendent for Merced Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $224.90 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests, two meals valued at $210.22 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests, and one meal valued at $108.92 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (3 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $600.
    Scambray - Stip and Exh

    37.    In the Matter of Elliot Duchon; FPPC No. 14/830. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Michael Battaglia. In this matter, Respondent, Elliot Duchon, as a Superintendent for the Jurupa Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: three meals valued at $207.26 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests, two meals valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, and two meals valued at $159.24 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (3 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $600.
    Duchon - Stip and Exh

    38.    In the Matter of Steve Gomes; FPPC No. 14/648. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, Steve Gomes, as Superintendent of the Merced County Office of Education, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals value at $132.12 on his 2010 Statements of Economic Interests, four meals valued at $409.84 on his 2011 Statements of Economic Interests, and four meals valued at $335.84 on his 2012 Statements of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (3 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $600.
    Gomes - Stip and Exh.pdf

    39.    In the Matter of Kenn Young; FPPC No. 14/702. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Governmental Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Kenn Young, as a Superintendent for Riverside County Office of Education, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $133.03 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests, and one meal valued at $101.86 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Young - Stip and Exh

    40.    In the Matter of Marvin Biasotti; FPPC No. 14/671. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Marvin Biasotti, as a Superintendent for Carmel Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: three meals valued at $370.98 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests, and three meals valued at $310.03 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Biasotti - Stip and Exh

    41.    In the Matter of James Gibson; FPPC No. 14/670. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, James Gibson, as a Superintendent of Castaic Union School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: one meal valued at $101.86 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, and one meal valued at $108.92 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Gibson - Stip and Exh

    42.    In the Matter of John Vinke; FPPC No. 14/718. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Jeanette Turvill. In this matter, Respondent, John Vinke, Deputy Superintendent of the Lawndale Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $184 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests and two meals valued at $115.06 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Vinke - Stip and Exh

    43.    In the Matter of George Landon; FPPC No. 14/922. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Kellan Patterson. In this matter, Respondent, George Landon, as an Assistant Superintendent for Lake Elsinore Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $101.33 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests, and two meals valued at $66.60 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Landon - Stip and Exh

    44.    In the Matter of Sue Johnson; FPPC No. 14/687. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Michael Battaglia. In this matter, Respondent, Sue Johnson, as a Superintendent for the Savanna School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $119.03 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests, and two meals valued at $217.84 on her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Johnson S - Stip and Exh

    45.    In the Matter of Amy Enomoto-Perez; FPPC No. 14/677. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Amy Enomoto-Perez, as a Superintendent of the Rosemead School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $326.50 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests and one meal valued at $218.00 on her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Perez Amy - Stip and Exh

    46.    In the Matter of Wallace McCormick; FPPC No. 14/701. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Wallace McCormick, as a Superintendent of the Norris School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals and one golf meeting valued at $264.76 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests and two meals valued at $203.72 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    McCormick - Stip and Exh

    47.    In the Matter of Teresa Stanley; FPPC No. 14/787. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Teresa Stanley, as a Governing Board Member of the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: one meal valued at $199.62 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests and one meal valued at $132.12 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Stanley - Stip and Exh

    48.    In the Matter of David Thoming; FPPC No. 14/688. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, David Thoming, as a Superintendent of the New Jerusalem Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: one meal valued at $105.11 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests and two meals valued at $217.84 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Thoming - Stip and Exh

    49.    In the Matter of RoseMary Parga Duran; FPPC No. 14/649. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, RoseMary Parga Duran, as a Superintendent of Merced City School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $210.22 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests and three meals valued at $233.98 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Duran - Stip and Exh

    50.    In the Matter of Donna Parks; FPPC No. 14/988. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent Donna Parks, as a Board Member for the Ripon Unified School District, failed to timely the file her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests and to disclose a gifts of: two meals valued at $157.64. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 and 87300 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.
    Parks - Stip and Exh

    51.    In the Matter of Memo Mendez; FPPC No. 14/832. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Memo Mendez, as a Trustee for the Jurupa Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $200 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Mendez - Stip and Exh

    52.    In the Matter of Gregory Bowers; FPPC No. 14/918. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Gregory Bowers, as an Assistant Superintendent of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $101.33 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Bowers - Stip and Exh

    53.    In the Matter of Maurice Ledford; FPPC No. 14/782. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Maurice Ledford, as a Board Member of the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Ledford - Stip and Exh

    54.    In the Matter of Gilbert Coelho; FPPC No. 14/740. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Gilbert Coelho, as a Board Member of the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Coelho - Stip and Exh

    55.    In the Matter of Ida Johnson; FPPC No. 14/758. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Jeanette Turvill. In this matter, Respondent, Ida Johnson, as a Trustee for the Merced Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $157.64 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Johnson I - Stip and Exh

    56.    In the Matter of William Loose; FPPC No. 14/731. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Ryan Meyerhoff. In this matter, Respondent, William Loose, as a Superintendent of the Ocean View School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: five meals valued at $184.94 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Loose - Stip and Exh

    57.    In the Matter of Jeanie B. Corral; FPPC No. 14/919. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Jeanie B. Corral, as a Trustee for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $57.64 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Corral - Stip and Exh

    58.    In the Matter of Ernie Tyhurst; FPPC No. 14/1001. Staff: Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Ernie Tyhurst, as a Board Member for the Ripon Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal totaling $157.64 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Tyhurst - Stip and Exh

    59.    In the Matter of Zak Ford; FPPC No. 14/790. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Zak Ford, as a Governing Board Member of the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal totaling $199.62 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Ford - Stip and Exh

    60.    In the Matter of Bennett Drake; FPPC No. 14/951. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Bennett Drake, as a Board Member for the Rancho California Water District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $155.76 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Drake - Stip and Exh.pdf

    61.    In the Matter of Nellie Hungerford; FPPC No. 14/818. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Nellie Hungerford, as an Assistant Superintendent of the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $234.49 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Hungerford - Stip and Exh

    62.    In the Matter of Jo Ann Narbaitz; FPPC No. 14/783. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Jo Ann Narbaitz, as a Board Member of the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $132.12 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Narbaitz - Stip and Exh

    63.    In the Matter of Gene Stamm; FPPC No. 14/754. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Jeanette Turvill. In this matter, Respondent, Gene Stamm, as a Trustee for Merced City School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Stamm - Stip and Exh

    64.    In the Matter of Donald Gill; FPPC No. 14/699. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Donald Gill, as a Superintendent of the Antioch Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $101.86 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gill D - Stip and Exh

    65.    In the Matter of Robert Hidalgo; FPPC No. 14/694. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Eric Riviera-Jurado. In this matter, Respondent, Robert Hidalgo, as a former Governing Board Member for Rowland Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $111.23 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Hidalgo - Stip and Exh

    66.    In the Matter of Carol Leighty; FPPC No. 14/684. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Carol Leighty, as a Superintendent of the Temecula Valley Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $292.16 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Leighty - Stip and Exh

    67.    In the Matter of Christine McCloskey; FPPC No. 14/943. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Christine McCloskey, as a Senior Director of the Business at Hueneme Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $199.62 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    McCloskey - Stip and Exh

    68.    In the Matter of Abel Serrano; FPPC No. 14/784. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Abel Serrano, as a member of the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District Board, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Annual Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Serrano - Stip and Exh

    69.    In the Matter of Paul Gill; FPPC No. 14/937. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Paul Gill, as an Assistant Superintendent for the Jurupa Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: three meals valued at $208.00 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gill P - Stip and Exh

    70.    In the Matter of Jaime Castellanos; FPPC No. 14/679. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Jaime Castellanos, as a Superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals and a round of golf valued at $365.25 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Castellanos - Stip and Exh

    71.    In the Matter of Lou Obermeyer; FPPC No. 14/681. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Michael Battaglia. In this matter, Respondent, Lou Obermeyer, as a Superintendent of the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $210.22 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Obermeyer - Stip and Exh

    72.    In the Matter of Sylvia Chavez-Ishimaru; FPPC No. 14/1006. Staff: Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Sylvia Chavez-Ishimaru, as a Board Member for the Kings Canyon Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal totaling $157.64 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Chavez-Ishimaru - Stip and Exh

    73.    In the Matter of Cecilia Massetti; FPPC No. 14/650. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Cecilia Massetti, as a Superintendent of the Madera County Superintendent of Schools, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $101.86 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Massetti - Stip and Exh

    74.    In the Matter of Joseph Ovick; FPPC No. 14/665. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Joseph Ovick, as a Superintendent of the Contra Costa County Office of Education, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $203.72 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Ovick - Stip and Exh

    75.    In the Matter of Jerry Dannenberg; FPPC No. 14/942. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Jerry Dannenberg, as a Superintendent of the Hueneme Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $199.62 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Dannenberg - Stip and Exh

    76.    In the Matter of Donald Stabler; FPPC No. 14/725. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Government Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Donald Stabler, as a Deputy Superintendent of the Torrance Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $115.06 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Stabler - Stip and Exh

    77.    In the Matter of Jay Nicholas Panzica; FPPC No. 14/991. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Eric Riviera-Jurado. In this matter, Respondent, Jay Nicholas Panzica, as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Ventura, failed to timely disclose gifts of: five meals valued at $196.82 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Panzica - Stip and Exh

    78.    In the Matter of Fred Mascorro; FPPC No. 14/964. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Fred Mascorro, as a Trustee for the Rosemead School District Board, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $199.62 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Mascorro - Stip and Exh

    79.    In the Matter of Scott Swenson; FPPC No. 14/944. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Elizabeth Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Scott Swenson, as a Governing Board Member of the Hueneme Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: one meal valued at $199.62 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Swenson - Stip and Exh

    80.    In the Matter of Thomas Gardner; FPPC No. 14/927. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, Thomas Gardner, as the Finance Director for the City of Vista, failed to timely disclose gifts of: five meals valued at $146.71 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gardner - Stip and Exh

    81.    In the Matter of Floyd Smith; FPPC No. 14/1005. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Floyd Smith, as a Governing Board Member of the Kings Canyon Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $157.64 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Smith - Stip and Exh

    82.    In the Matter of Russell Freitas; FPPC No. 14/781. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Russell Freitas, as a Superintendent of the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $132.12 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Freitas - Stip and Exh

    83.    In the Matter of Kip Hearron; FPPC No. 14/704. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Tom Preston. In this matter, Respondent, Kip Hearron, as a Superintendent of the Panama-Buena Vista Union Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $217.84 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Hearron - Stip and Exh

    84.    In the Matter of Merrill Grant; FPPC No. 14/673. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, Merrill Grant, as a Superintendent of the Brentwood Union School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $101.86 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Grant - Stip and Exh

    85.    In the Matter of Laura Phan; FPPC No. 14/816. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Governmental Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Laura Phan, as a Chief Business Officer for the San Mateo-Foster City School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals and one business gift valued at $136.13 on her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Phan - Stip and Exh

    86.    In the Matter of Kevin Holt; FPPC No. 14/693. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Governmental Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Kevin Holt, as a Superintendent of the San Marcos Unified School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $105.11 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Holt - Stip and Exh

    87.    In the Matter of Candace Singh; FPPC No. 14/660. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Associate Governmental Program Analyst Kelli Breton, and Investigative Intern Garrett Micheels. In this matter, Respondent, Candace Singh, as a Superintendent of the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $108.92 on her 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Singh - Stip and Exh

    88.    In the Matter of David Rodriguez; FPPC No. 14/1020. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Liz Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, David Rodriguez, as a Board Secretary of the Planada Elementary School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $157.64 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Rodriguez - Stip and Exh

    89.    In the Matter of Shari Fox; FPPC No. 14/807. Staff: Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Shari Fox, as a Superintendent of the San Jacinto Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals totaling $132.12 on her 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Fox - Stip and Exh

    90.    In the Matter of Stanley Crippen; FPPC No. 14/920. Staff: Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Stanley Crippen, as a Board Trustee for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals totaling $132.12 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Crippen - Stip and Exh

    91.    In the Matter of Donna Branstrom; FPPC No. 14/940. Staff: Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo, and Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. In this matter, Respondent, Donna Branstrom, as a Board Member for the Hueneme Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals totaling $199.62 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Branstrom - Stip and Exh

    92.    In the Matter of Dale Hansen; FPPC No. 14/653. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Ashley. In this matter, Respondent, Dale Hansen, as a Superintendent of the Lamersville Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $210.22 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Hansen - Stip and Exh

    93.    In the Matter of Gary Mullen; FPPC No. 14/654. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Gary Mullen, as a Superintendent of the Lakeside Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $218.00 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Mullen - Stip and Exh

    94.    In the Matter of Laurie Kimbrel; FPPC No. 14/685. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Laurie Kimbrel, as a Superintendent of the Tamalpais Union High School District, failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $146.08 on her 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Kimbrel - Stip and Exh

    95.    In the Matter of Nick Kouklis; FPPC No. 14/655. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Nick Kouklis, as a Superintendent of the Lakeside Union School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals and a round of golf valued at $264.76 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Kouklis - Stip and Exh

    96.    In the Matter of Juanita M. Gonzales; FPPC No. 14/917. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Robert Binning. In this matter, Respondent, Juanita M. Gonzales, as a Board Member for the El Monte Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: three meals valued at $299.43 on her 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Gonzales - Stip and Exh

    97.    In the Matter of Kent Bechler; FPPC No. 14/664. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Kellan Patterson. In this matter, Respondent, Kent Bechler, as a Superintendent of the Corona Norco Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: one meal valued at $105.11 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Bechler - Stip and Exh

    98.    In the Matter of John Bernard; FPPC No. 14/686. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Kellan Patterson. In this matter, Respondent, John Bernard, as a Superintendent of the South Monterey County Joint Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $203.72 on his 2012 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Bernard - Stip and Exh

    99.    In the Matter of Terry Nichols; FPPC No. 14/667. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Eric Riviera-Jurado. In this matter, Respondent, Terry Nichols, as a Superintendent of the Duarte Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $210.22 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Nichols - Stip and Exh

    100.    In the Matter of Timothy Ritter; FPPC No. 14/683. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Eric Riviera-Jurado. In this matter, Respondent, Timothy Ritter, as a Superintendent of the Temecula Valley Unified School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $218 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Ritter - Stip and Exh

    101.    In the Matter of John Stuart Packard; FPPC No. 14/672. Staff: Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier and Law Clerk Kellan Patterson. In this matter, Respondent, Stuart Packard, as a Superintendent of the South Monterey County Joint Union High School District, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $217.784 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Packard - Stip and Exh

    102.    In the Matter of Patrick Godwin; FPPC No. 14/659. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Patrick Godwin, as the Superintendent of the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $292.16 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Godwin - Stip and Exh

    103.    In the Matter of Jeffrey Baarstad; FPPC No. 14/666. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Jeffrey Baarstad, as the Superintendent of the Conejo Valley Unified School District failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $105.11 on his 2011 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Baarstad - Stip and Exh

    104.    In the Matter of Frank W. Passarella; FPPC No. 14/923. Staff: Staff Attorney Bridgette Castillo, Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier, and Law Clerk Liz Smutz. In this matter, Respondent, Frank W. Passarella, as the Superintendent of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District failed to timely disclose a gift of: one meal valued at $157.64 on his 2010 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Passarella - Stip and Exh

    105.    In the Matter of Michael Babb; FPPC No. 14/646. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Adrianne Korchmaros, and Legal Analyst Tracey Frazier. In this matter, Respondent, Michael Babb, as a Ventura County Schools Business Services Authority Board Member, failed to timely disclose gifts of: two meals valued at $217.84 on his 2013 Statement of Economic Interests. All gifts were from Stone and Youngberg LLC., and all omissions were in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $200.
    Babb - Stip and Exh.pdf

    GENERAL ITEMS 106 – 108

    106.    In the Matter of Steven Detrick; FPPC No. 14/130. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Dave Bainbridge, and Special Investigator Beatrice Moore. This matter is continued from the August 2014 Commission meeting. In this matter, Respondent, Steven Detrick, as City Councilmember in the City of Elk Grove, used campaign funds in the amount of $93,484 for purposes that did not directly relate to a political, legislative, or governmental purpose, in violation of Government Code Sections 89512 and 89514 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $3,500.
    Detrick - Stip and Exh

    107.    In the Matter of Priya Mathur and Priya Mathur for CALPERS Board 2014; FPPC No. 13/1229. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, and Special Investigator Ann Flaherty. Respondent, Priya Mathur, has been a member of the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System since 2003 and was a candidate for the same office in the September 29, 2014 election. In this matter, Respondent, Priya Mathur, and her candidate-controlled committee, Respondent, Priya Mathur for CALPERS Board 2014, failed to timely file semi-annual campaign statements covering the period January 1, 2012, through June 30, 2012, due by July 31, 2012; the period July 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, due by January 31, 2013; the period January 1, 2013, through June 30, 2013, due by July 31, 2013; and the period July 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, due by January 31, 2014, with the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (4 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $4,000.
    Mathur - Stip and Exh

    108.    Opinion Request, In re Hollinger. Staff: General Counsel, Zackery P. Morazzini: The Commission is asked by Dana Hollinger, a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, for an exemption from the Act’s general requirement that she disclose every source of income on her Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700. Under procedures established in Regulation 18740, the exemption request was tentatively approved by the Executive Director and, as required under the regulation, is now presented to the Commission for final determination. The Commission may ratify the tentative decision by issuing an opinion, In re Hollinger, or may order disclosure by Ms. Hollinger.
    Hollinger Memo
    Hollinger Opinion

    Executive Staff Reports Items 109

    Legislative Report. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel and Legislative Coordinator, Sukhi Brar
    Oct 2014 Legislative Report and Bills
    Litigation Report. Staff: General Counsel, Zackery P. Morazzini
    Oct Lit Report
    Legal Division Report. Staff: General Counsel, Zackery P. Morazzini
    Oct Legal Report
    Enforcement Division Report. Staff: Chief of Enforcement, Gary Winuk
    Oct Enforcement Division Report
    Technical Assistance Division Report. Staff: Chief of Technical Assistance Division, Lynda Cassady
    Oct TAD Report

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