Testimonials

Bass

"Supervisor Bass has been a champion for the residents of Humboldt County.  From increasing outreach with homeless populations and connecting them with much-needed services, to collaborating with partners to address the opioid crisis, she has continued to lead with integrity for Humboldt County residents, and has my full support to continue serving."
- Jared Huffman, U.S. Congressman

"I support Virginia Bass because she works hard each and every day to improve the quality of life for our residents, and has our next generation in mind when making important, consequential decisions about the future of our community.  We need Virginia's continued leadership to lay a solid foundation for our future and the next generation of Humboldt County residents."
- Triniti Ponnay, Eureka Resident and Mother of Three

“Supervisor Bass knows public safety is essential to maintain and enhance our quality of life. She’s worked hard to ensure the Sheriff’s Office and our first responders have the resources they need to keep our residents, properties and businesses safe, and has earned the trust of myself and many others in our law enforcement community.”
- William Honsal III, Humboldt County Sheriff

“Virginia has been incredibly dedicated to solving problems on the Peninsula. She takes the time to understand concerns, she finds solutions, and then she follows through.  And she does all that while being kind to everyone she interacts with.”
- Troy Nicolini, Board Member, Samoa Peninsula Fire Department

“I have worked with Virginia for many years and though I have not always agreed with her I have found Virginia to always be fair and honest, which I believe to be the most important virtues required as a Supervisor.”
- Mike Downey, Former Humboldt County Sheriff

“I have been a volunteer at the Humboldt Senior Center for over six years. Virginia comes regularly to see if we have any questions or complaints, she also helps serve meals during the holidays. She is a huge supporter of our center.”
- Earlene Fisher, Eureka Resident

“Virginia’s courage, integrity, and conviction are what we need to lead all the people of our county forward in true community.”
- Thomas Steenblock, Eureka Resident 

“Virginia is not afraid to tackle the toughest of issues. I have worked with her in regards to issues of addiction in our community and appreciate the energy she puts into everything she does. She has also been very supportive of our jewel in the city, Sequoia Park Zoo.”
-   Jeff Lamoree, Founding President of the Sequoia Park and Zoo Foundation