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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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City of ClaremontCandidate for City Council

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Ed Reece

Claremont Business Owner
6,146 votes (18.07%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Use my 23 years of budget experience to address the budget deficit in a sustainable and long term way
  • Maintain the quality of life through community policing, safe neighborhoods, and excellent community services.
  • Address the other social service gaps including housing and homelessness, youth programs, and senior services

Experience

Experience

Profession:Claremont Business Owner / City Commissioner
Chief Executive Officer, ISN Global Enterprises, Inc. (1995–current)
Police Commissioner, City of Claremont — Appointed position (2014–current)
Commissioner Liaison, Claremont Committee on Human Relations — Appointed position (2017–current)
Community Judge, Claremont Human Services “Making a Change” Student Contest — Appointed position (2018–2018)
Commissioner Liaison, Mayor’s Police Station Ad-hoc Committee — Appointed position (2015–2017)

Biography

Ed Reece has been a highly engaged Claremont resident and business owner for over 18 years. He founded his boutique technology business out of his father’s garage.  ISN Global Enterprises, headquartered in Claremont, serves a local and international clientele, specializing in custom integrated technology efficiency platforms that have garnered a tremendous base of referrals and recognition.  Mr. Reece was awarded Claremont Business of the Year and Claremont Businessperson of the Year.  The United States Congress, California State Legislature, and County of Los Angeles have recognized his business achievements. 

True to his character of service (and a cancer-survivor), he has poured himself into serving the American Cancer Society as a California State Board Member.  The breadth of his community engagement over the past twenty years is quite extensive.  He serves as President of CPHOA, Inc., President of the Claremont Crime Prevention Coalition (CCPC), and President of the Board of Trustees for the Inland Valley Repertory Theater (IVRT), and he is currently serving as the Chairperson of the Police Commission.  Ed has successfully ushered in a new era for the commission to include a positive social media presence and accessibility.  He can often be found at a multitude of community events and neighborhood watch meetings.  Experiencing firsthand the conditions of the police station and the need to mobilize the city, he took on a significant leadership role as the Co-Chair of Partners for a Safe Claremont (Yes on SC).  The call to action in support of Measure SC is a soulful response to service and a commitment to community safety. As a councilmember, Ed has his sights on taking his passion of community service and business acumen to address a variety of issues, such as a renewed vision for homelessness, senior services, sustainability, fiscally responsible policies, community policing, and more.

Current and Past Leadership Experience

City of Claremont

  • Chair, Claremont Police Commission
  • Commissioner Liaison, Claremont Committee on Human Relations
  • Community Judge, Claremont Human Services “Making a Change” Student Contest
  • Commissioner Liaison, Mayor’s Police Station Ad-hoc Committee 
  • Commissioner, Claremont Police Commission
  • Chair, Claremont Independence Day Operations & Technology Sub-Committee

Claremont Community

  • Chair & Founder, Claremont Crime Prevention Coalition (CCPC)
  • Co-Chair, Yes on SC: Partners for a Safe Claremont
  • Member, Claremont After-School Program (CLASP) Development Committee
  • Member, Sustainable Claremont Finance Committee
  • Chair, Claremont Village Venture
  • President, Inland Valley Repertory Theatre (IVRT) Board of Trustees
  • President, CPHOA, Inc. (Claremont) Board of Directors
  • Member, Claremont After-School Program (CLASP) Business Advisory Council
  • Member, Kiwanis Club of Claremont

Business

  • Chair-Elect, Claremont Chamber of Commerce
  • Director-at-Large, Claremont Chamber of Commerce
  • Director, Claremont Chamber of Commerce
  • Executive Chairman & CEO, ISN Global Enterprises, Inc.
  • Executive Chairman, Reece Corp.
  • Chair & Co-Founder, Claremont Entrepreneurs Organization

Other Philanthropic 

  • Chair & Founder, Edgar W. Reece Foundation (RCI, Inc.)
  • Director-at-Large, American Cancer Society California Division Board of Directors
  • Chair, American Cancer Society California Division Diversity & Disparities Council
  • Chair & Founder, American Cancer Society California Division Committee
  • President, American Cancer Society East San Gabriel Valley Unit
  • Director, American Cancer Society Los Angeles Regional Advisory Council

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (1)

  • Assemblymember Chris Holden

Videos (1)

— October 16, 2018 Ed Reece for Claremont City Council 2018


What does giving back mean to you? I have been inspired by Claremonters and our community, to continue giving back - and it is my hope to earn your vote on Nov. 6th or through your absentee ballot. #givingback #loveofclaremont #edreece

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