FPPC Enforcement Decisions: June 18, 2015
For Further Information Contact:
Jay Wierenga, (916) 322-7761
The following are enforcement decisions approved by the Fair Political Practices Commission at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Decisions are listed by category and include a brief summary of each case and the total amount of any administrative fine or fines in each case.
Additional information on each of the enforcement cases below can be found in the June agenda on the FPPC website at www.fppc.ca.gov. FPPC agendas are distributed and posted on the agency website at least 10 days prior to each monthly meeting.
The web version of the agenda includes links to the stipulations agreed to between the Enforcement Division of the Commission and the individuals and organizations subject to the fines, or the default decisions proposed to the Commission, all of which need Commission approval to be final. Exhibits in support of the stipulations and proposed default decisions are also available on the website. If you or need further assistance, please contact the FPPC communications office at (916) 322-7761 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Mari Goodman, Mari Goodman for Assembly 34-2012, and Joan Slater, Treasurer failed to file a preelection campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012, due by October 5, 2012, and a preelection campaign statement covering the period October 1, 2012 through October 20, 2012, due by October 25, 2012. $2,500 fine.
Lydia Salazar Wibert, The People to Elect Lydia Salazar Wibert Fontana City Council 2012, and David Wibert, Treasurer failed to disclose occupation and employer information on campaign statements for three individuals who contributed $100 or more, and that cash expenditures of $100 or more were made. $2,500 fine.
Escondido Country Club Homeowners Organization PAC failed to file a preelection campaign statement covering the period July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014, due by October 6, 2014, and for October 1, 2014 through October 18, 2014, due by October 23, 2014, with the Escondido City Clerk. $2,500 fine.
Placer Public Employees PAC and Jennifer Tisdale, Treasurer failed to file a semiannual campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, due by July 31, 2014, with the Placer County Clerk. $400 fine.
Mark Orozco a successful candidate for Beaumont City Council, failed to timely file a preelection campaign statement covering the period January 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014, due by October 6, 2014, and for October 1, 2014 through October 18, 2014, due by October 23, 2014, with the Beaumont City Clerk. $400 fine.
San Bernardino County
Frank Garza was an unsuccessful candidate for San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools in the June 3, 2014 election. Garza failed to timely file a Short Form campaign statement. $200 fine.
Statement of Economic Interests - Non-Filer
Nancy Johnson as a member of the Marin City Community Services District Board of Directors, failed to timely file her 2013 Annual Statement of Economic Interests. $400 fine.
Michael Craft as an Assistant Department Leader for the Santa Barbara Department of Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Services, failed to timely file his Assuming Office Statement of Economic Interests, covering the period November 11, 2012 through November 11, 2013, due December 11, 2013. $200 fine.