Official Web Site of Trish Kelley for District 4 City Council 2022
Official Web Site of Trish Kelley for District 4 City Council 2022

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Trish and community services

Commissioner Pam Smith are

ready to work up a sweat and 

get some mud on their sneakers 

as they begin planting on Earth 

Day and Arbor Day April 23rd.







Trish and Wendy Bucknum 

attended the closing ceremony 

on April 29th of the Mission 

Viejo Girls Softball league.










On May 2nd, Trish presented a

Certificate of Business Recognition 

on behalf of the city of Mission Viejo

to the manager of Raising Cane's

at its Grand Opening ceremony.









On May 25th Trish attended a 

ceremony honoring Linda Vista 

 Elementary School for being 

accepted as an International 

Baccalaureate School.

Also in attendance (L to R) 

were Councilman Brian Goodell, 

SVUSD Trustee Barbara Schulman, 

Trustee Suzie Swartz, Trish, 

and Principal Shannon Wyatt. 







Trish, along with lifeguard Katrina Silva, 

participated in Water Safety Day held on 

May 21st at the Sierra Recreation Center.


In the link below, you can view 2021 Mayor

Trish Kelley in a special episode of

“Mission Viejo Today” as she attended the

City’s Water Safety Challenge event to

report on the critical topic of drowning

prevention, with Orange County Fire

Authority Division Chief Rob Capobianco,

and OCFA Public Information Officer

Chris Barry.












Community of Character 

cofounder Trish Kelley was 

joined by several committee 

members at the annual 

Relay for Life event.











On June 11th Trish participated 

in the Mission Viejo Nadadores 

Foundation's Midnight Madness 

fundraiser along with the

foundation's Executive Director

Michelle Mitchell.













Trish acknowledges the 

accomplishment of Eagle 

Scout Ryan Mascola of 

Troop 604. Ryan planted 

800 trees and plants 

along Oso Creek Trail 

in fulfillment of his 

Eagle Scout project. 












Memorial Day 2020


Trish, and retired Marine Colonel

and former Mission Viejo Mayor

Greg Raths at the American Heroes

Tribute banner display to honor

those who died serving our nation.







In October Trish represented

Mission Viejo at the Veterans'

Resource Fair. She is flanked

by Councilman Greg Raths and

Laguna Niguel Council Member

Sandy Raines and two veterans.

Greg is a Marine Corps veteran

as is Trish's husband Jack.







Trish and Sgt. Major Tony Sammartino,

USMC, honor one of Mission Viejo's fallen,

LCpl. Daniel J. Santee, during the 2016

Memorial Day observance. Trish initiated

the City's adoption of Marine Headquarters

Battalion Camp Pendleton while serving on

the City Council in 2006.









In February Trish participated in the

ribbon cutting ceremony at the

opening of Fringe Dance Studio.


On behalf of Mayor Brian Goodell,

Trish presented the proud owners a

Certificate of Business Recognition.

Trish is a firm supporter of business

entities in Mission Viejo.









In March, Denise Alvarado,

principal of Oxford Preparatory

Academy, invited Trish to the school's

Champions of Kindness  awards

ceremony. Trish presented certificates

to all the students who participated

in this character-building program

during the school year.





On behalf of Mayor Goodell, Trish presented a Certificate of Commendation from the City of Mission Viejo to

Michael McPhie after he was named National Eagle Scout of the Year by Post 862 of the American Legion.  




In February Trish represented Mission Viejo at the Orange County Business Council's 25th Anniversary.

She is joined by State Senator John Moorlach and council members from three neighboring cities.









Trish and her husband Jack,

a former Marine Corps pilot and

member of the Mission Viejo

Marine Adoption Committee,

participated in the annual

Camp Pendleton Golf

Tournament fund raiser.

Trish and Jack are avid

supporters of our Marines.













In February, Newhart Middle School

Principal Judith Murphine invited 

Trish to be 'Principal for the Day.' 

As a parent and grandparent Trish

maintains a keen interest in 

childrens' education. Prior to her

involvement in city government

Trish had served as PTA chapter

president for several local schools.





As she does every year, Trish participated in Bathgate Elementary School's  

annual "Walk to School Day."  She is joined by event chair Michelle Balogh  

and Mission Viejo council members Greg Raths and Wendy Bucknum.  




 Trish and Newhart Middle School Principal Judith Murphine visit the construction site of the

 new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) classroom building. 




Trish is shown here with the Mission Viejo Girls Softball Team. Trish and Wendy Bucknum          

represented Mission Viejo on opening day and judged the teams as they marched in review.       




 Trish and the Character Committee posed for a photo in October 2019. Trish is the founder of the Community of Character 

 program and authored the reference materials used city-wide. Trish has been honored with both State and National awards.





In February Trish was invited to join students from Oxford Preparatory Academy and their parents on 

Planting Day at Pavion Park. The inclimate weather did not dampen the students' enthusiasm while 

they planted trees and shrubs as part of their  Champions of Kindness  program at the Academy. 







Trish conferred with

former Congresswoman

Mimi Walters,

California 45th District

on issues affecting

Mission Viejo.





Trish and Granddaughter

Alyssa attend the Orange

County Fire Authority open

house. Trish has been

endorsed personally

by many Orange

County Professional







In March, Trish attended the Women of Influence annual awards luncheon in

Irvine to help honor some of the nominees. As Mission Viejo's only 4-time mayor,

Trish was 'right in her element' congregating with so many high achievers. 




In February, Mayor Pro Tem Trish Kelley hosted students from 

Mission Viejo Christian School for a tour of City Hall. The students 

were exposed to the inner workings of city government as Trish took 

         them to each of the various departments and explained their purpose. 







Trish accepts an award at the

National conference

in recognition of her Community of

Character program in Mission Viejo

which has won several State and

National awards.







In these photos Trish is volunteering her

time and talent teaching sculpting to

Helen and Esther, both visually impaired.






On behalf of William P. Brough (Assy. 73rd), Trish

presented Dr. Matthew Gerlach, Executive Vice

President and Chief Operating Officer, with a

Certificate of Recognition from the State

Legislature at the grand opening of the

CHOC Specialty Clinic of Mission Viejo. As a

mother and grandmother, Trish takes a keen

interest in the well-being of children in our area.















 Trish has sponsored "Kelley's Heroes" at the annual

  Relay for Life fundraiser. In this 2014 photo (above),

 then Mayor Kelley is joined by her grandson Benji,

Councilwoman Wendy Bucknum, and Mimi Walters

(former Congresswoman California 45th District). 

Trish's team (below) has raised thousands of 

dollars in support of the American Cancer Society.






Trish is joined by Sergio Prince (L)

from Supervisor Lisa Bartlett's office,

Councilwoman Wendy Bucknum and

Community Services Commissioner

Brian Goodell (R) and Kyle Tomita (C) 

owner of the Anchor Hitch seafood

restaurant at the grand opening.

Trish staunchly supports local

businesses and business development

in Mission Viejo.






In Sept. Trish volunteered

as an assistant at the

Veterans' Resource Fair.

The event was hosted by

Senator Pat Bates and

Assemblyman Bill Brough.








Trish is joined by Tod Burnett,

Saddleback College President,

and OC Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

at the grand opening of the

College Sciences Building.

Trish is a past member of the

Board of Governors of the

Saddleback College Foundation.








On behalf of the City of

Mission Viejo, Mayor

Trish Kelley presented the

Hometown Hero Award

to "Mr. Mission Viejo"

Ziggy Wilczynski in 2014. 








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