Candidate for Recorder-Clerk Todd White has received the endorsement of successful business owners and child advocates Ken & Lielanie Steers. Ken & Lielanie have dedicated their lives’ to the betterment of children. They have 2 biological children, 3 adopted children, and have been the foster parents to 9 children. They have also been long time supporters of local youth sports, with their continuous sponsorship of sports at Ponderosa High School and their sponsorship of the Sacramento City College Wrestling Tournament.
Ken and Lielanie have sponsored the Annual Holiday Shopping Spree for Children in Need for over 10 years, benefiting over 200 at-risk children annually in El Dorado County, many of whom are served by Big Brothers Big Sisters of EDC and CASA El Dorado. This event gives at-risk kids the opportunity to go Christmas shopping with local law enforcement and see officers in a positive context.
Todd and the Steers Family share their love of youth. Both are longtime advocates of quality foster care and positive youth mentorship. They both are strong supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County, where Todd serves as Program Manager.
Commenting on their endorsement of Todd, “Over the past decade I have come to know Todd on many levels and have come to use him as an expert on many issues from Mello-Roos and other tax concerns in our community and I believe there is nobody more connected to our community and we are proud to call Todd a friend.”
Speaking of their endorsement Todd stated, “I am very honored to have the endorsement of Ken and Lielanie Steers. In many ways, It is far more important than a political endorsement. The Steers Family truly understands that every person has worth. They embody the American Dream. This is shown by their own journey and their love for their fellow man. They believe that every child can grow into a successful adult if properly supported. They have personally transformed the lives’ of many children in this community. I am proud to have their support.”