Joe’s support comes from all walks of life and all corners of our El Paso County community from neighbors, family, law enforcement, elected officials and business owners.
This list grows every day.
Mayor John Suthers, Colorado Springs Mayor
Sheriff Bill & Joy Elder, El Paso County Sheriff
Michael & Heidi Allen, 4th Judicial District Attorney
Dan May, Former 4th Judicial District Attorney
Pete Carey, Undersheriff & Colorado Springs Chief of Police, Retired
Jeff Kramer, Chief El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
The Gazette, Colorado Springs
Chance Hill, CU Regent 5th Congressional District
Larry Liston, State Senator, District 10
Bob Gardner, State Senator, District 12
Tim Geitner, State Representative House District 19
Mary Bradfield, State Representative House District 21
Terri Carver, State Representative, House District 20
Lois Landgraf, Former State Representative
Kit Roupe, Former State Representative
Holly Williams, County Commissioner District 1
Carrie Geitner, County Commissioner District 2
Stan and Betsy VanderWerf, County Commissioner District 3
Longinos Gonzalez, County Commissioner District 4
Mark Waller, Former County Commissioner
Steve Schleiker, El Paso County Assessor
Wayne Williams, Colorado Springs City Council and Former CO Secretary of State
Ed Jones, Former El Paso County Commissioner and State Senator
Bernie Herpin, Former State Senator
Steve Bach, Colorado Springs Mayor (former)
Don Wilson, Monument Mayor
Mark Lowderman, El Paso County Treasurer
Dr. Leon Kelly, El Paso County Coroner
Randy Helms, Colorado Springs City Council District 2
Tom and Shannon Strand, President Colorado Springs City Council
Dave and Holly Donelson, Colorado Springs City Council District 1
Steve Durham, Vice Chair Colorado State Board of Education
Dave Schultheis, Colorado State Senator (former)
Mike and Missy MacGuire, Owner Platinum Group
J.W. and Kilyn Roth, Boot Barn Hall, Bourbon Brothers and Roth Industries
Steve Schuck, Chairman of the Board-Schuck Chapman Companies
Perry Sanders, Business owner and Entrepreneur
A.B. and Christina Tellez, Business owners, Rosie's Diner (Monument)
Brian Ferriter, Elite Auto Service
Chris Waldron, Business owner
Spencer Swann, Business Owner, President of Colorado Canyon Signs since 1987
Trevor Dierdorff, Owner, Amnet Inc.
Tony Ellis, Local Business Owner
Greg Plunkett, Owner, Christian Brothers Automotive Falcon
Harold (Garth) Littrell, Director El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Andy Cain, Homeland and National Security Affiliate
Gus Nehme, Owner, Marigold’s Restaurant
George & Rebecca Nehme, Colorado Springs Realtors
Andy Merritt, Chief Strategy Officer O’Neil Group
Jennifer Romero, Founder - Mothers of Murdered Youth
Ryan Graham, Realtor
Ed Dills, Chairman El Paso County Emergency Services Authority
Richard Gandolf, Retired Engineer and Patriot
Brian Risley, Architect
Teri Goodall, Undersheriff El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Joe Breister, Undersheriff El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Jason Vanderpool, Chief of Police, Palmer Lake
Dr. Sandra Bankes, PhD Retired School Principal
Jim Mason, D11 School Board Director and Colonel, US Army Retired
Colonel Craig Houk, U.S. Army (retired)
Willie Breazell Sr., Chair Colorado Springs Buffalo Soldiers
Carmen Abeyta, El Cinco De Mayo Inc.
Bob Abeyta, Small business owner
Pedro Rodriguez, Major US Marine Corps, retired
Bill and Cathy Bremer, U. S. Airforce (retired)
Julissa Soto, Servicios de la Raza Director of Statewide Programs
Sarah Brittain Jack, Small business owner
Dick and Penny Kelly
Walter Gerber, Small business owner
Josh Hosler, Former El Paso County Republican Party Chair
Juliann & Russ McPadden
Janet Sawyer, Small business owner
Paul & Jan Walton
Gene Sanchez, Small business owner
Amy Sanchez-Martinez, School principal
Marco Martinez, Small business owner
Rich & Kristin Billingsley, Small business owner and school teacher
Adam Hughes, Colorado Springs Police Detective
Travis Kunau, Small business owner
Dominic Rios, Police Officer, Fort Collins
Kecia Cole, EPC Deputy Sheriff, retired
Lee Culver, Parole officer, El Paso County
Belinda Douglass, EPC Deputy Sheriff, retired
Mace Reed, EPC Deputy Sheriff, retired
Roger Vargason, Law Enforcement
Andrea McGee, El Paso County Director of Human Resources, retired
Ted & Stacy Collas, Colorado Springs Fire Department, retired
Jim Thomas, Small business owner
Frank Calvetti, Small business owner
Craig Williams, Small business owner
Mary Scherb, School teacher
Scott & Yvette Hamilton, US Army retired
Benjy Davies, Associate Dean of Humanities, Pikes Peak Community College
Scott Deno, Commander, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Staci Deno, Business Office Manager - Surgical Center of the Rockies
Steven Deno, Retired Deputy Sheriff
Don Gardner, Realtor
Jim Schanel, Retired Colorado Springs Fire Department
Nancy Schanel, Retired Colorado Springs Fire Department
Janet McMonigal, Realtor
Tonni Sultana, Engineer
Rob King, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Commander (retired)
Calandra Vargas-O'Hanlan, Communications Manager
Jeremy Ebert, Watch Commander
Angela Fajardo-Valdez, School Principal
Troy Valdez, Senior Account Expert
Gabriele Smith, Community Liaison
Joe Barrera, PHD, Black & Latino Coalition
Linda Schlarb, Avenue Task Force & Business owner
Ken Hilte, Inspector
Bob Swales, Chaplain at El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Dr. Melanie Hicks, Founder- InPursuit
Mitch Lincoln, Bureau Chief El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Tom DeLuca, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Julie Ann Kramer, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Andy Prehm, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Ray Bernier, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Andy James, Bureau Chief El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Clif Northam, Bureau Chief El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Lari Hanenberg, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
David Manzanilla, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Michael Pitt, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Jim Vidmar, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Mike St. Charles, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Sharon St. Charles
Mindy Hanenberg, Student
Larry Potts, Retired
Deb Mynatt, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Paul Mynatt, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Brian Erhardt, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Matt Holt, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Meg Powell, Manager El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Aric Powell, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Larry and Barb Borland, Administrator El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Chris and Karina Rogers, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Tamara Shannon, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Bobby and Pat Hopkins, (Parents) El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Eric Carnell, Commander El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Chris Gonzalez, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Jim Choate, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Eddie Dahlen, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Richard Dorsey, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Sonny and Sharla Campbell, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Jason Garrett, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Travis Kitowski, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Jennifer Vanderpool, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
April Kitowski, Supervisor El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Mike Baier, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Derrick Mower, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Lawrence Gallegos, Sergeant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Domenick D’Amico, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Christopher Klug, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Lincoln Hartman, Deputy Sheriff El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Chris and Cierra Brown, Colorado Springs Police Department (retired)
Josh Seiter, Lieutenant, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Robert (Bud) Perry, Lieutenant El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
Thomas Montelongo, Deputy Sheriff El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (retired)
Amy and Ryan Stalnaker
Edward Williams, U.S. Marines Veteran
Chris and Jessica McNeil, U. S. Military
Martina Meadows, School Principal
Dennis Moore, U.S. Air Force (Retired) and Community Volunteer
Lisa Dipzinski, Law Enforcement
Angela Argos, City employee
Edie Potter, Retired
Tammy Potter, Retired
Jaime Bohl, Project Accounting Manager
Sheriff Bill Elder
"I've been asked a number of times in the past month or so who I support as the next Sheriff of El Paso County and I want to make it clear that I fully support and endorse Joe Roybal in his effort to become the 29th Sheriff.
Joe has over 25 years of service with EPSO currently serves as my Bureau Chief of the Administrations Bureau and is responsible for a myriad of things to include management of our nearly $90 million dollar budget as well as the hiring of all personnel.
He was the project manager for a nearly $15 million dollar jail upgrade in 2020, he has run the jail operations division, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, he has earned and is very much respected by everyone in this agency.
Please join me in supporting Joe Roybal in his efforts to become elected in the 2022 election."
- Sheriff Bill Elder
"Joe, it's been a pleasure to watch you lead and demonstrate the high value you place on the members of the Office.
Your fair, consistent, passionate, yet objective approach to key issues is appreciated.
I've enjoyed listening to your great ideas and vision for the future which will have an impact on the community and all of us who call EPSO our second home."
- Chief Jeff Kramer
"I had a great conversation with Joe Roybal, running for El Paso County Sheriff. I really like that he is a native and has a very clear understanding of our entire community.
El Paso County is 2100 square miles and he is very knowledgeable and has a great commitment to serve every area, neighborhood and citizen."
- Mike MacGuire, Owner Platinum Group
"It was great to attend the Friends of NRA banquet this past weekend and meet up with fellow activists—and Joe and Melissa Roybal—who similarly recognize the need to safeguard our fundamental civil rights.
I fully endorse Joe Roybal for Sheriff because he understands that the Second Amendment is paramount.
Ultimately, you can’t have the First without the Second!"
- Chance Hill, CU Regent 5th Congressional District
“I am proud to endorse Joe Roybal for El Paso County Sheriff. My lengthy discussion with him conveyed a humble, yet strong, principled character that will be unwavering in administration of the Sheriff’s office and that will provide the necessary protection of its citizens, including protection against illegal intrusion by the federal government on our God-given freedoms.”
- Dave Schultheis, Fmr. Colorado State Senator,
"I had the pleasure of working for Joe Roybal in 2016 while assigned to the Metro Vice, Narcotics and Intelligence Division. At the time, Joe Roybal was a Lieutenant with the Sheriff’s Office, and I was a Colorado Springs Police Detective assigned to the metro division. Joe Roybal came to the unit after having been assigned to the jail and administration. I was impressed with his eagerness to learn about all the unique facets of working in an undercover narcotics assignment. Read More...
Mayor John Suthers
"I have gotten to know Joe Roybal over the past several months.
My conversations with Joe have convinced me he is the obvious choice for our next El Paso County Sheriff.
His in-depth knowledge and extensive experience at all levels of the EPSO have given him the insight and vision to take the office into the future.
He has the wisdom and fortitude we need in our law enforcement community.
Please join me in supporting Joe Roybal for Sheriff of El Paso County. "
- Mayor John Suthers -
DA Michael Allen
“After careful consideration of the candidates in the race for El Paso County Sheriff, I have reached the decision to endorse Joe Roybal for El Paso County Sheriff.
I am confident that Joe has the right experience and plan to raise the bar for public safety, and that he will be an important partner for collaboration. Our county is now the largest in the State of Colorado and it continues to grow at a rapid pace.
Joe has been on the job in the Sheriff’s Office in a variety of roles and his experience and vision for the future will serve our community well. We need a candidate that will be ready to go on the first day in office, and that candidate is Joe Roybal." Read More...
Former DA Dan May
"During my career, I have worked alongside many law enforcement professionals to ensure justice for our community. Joe Roybal meets and exceeds my expectations of a good sheriff for our community.
I have met with Joe to discuss his vision and his plan to lead the largest Sheriff’s Office in the state of Colorado. His plan to make the community safer and address mental health concerns will benefit all citizens of El Paso County.
Joe Roybal is the candidate with the integrity, experience, and leadership to serve the people of El Paso County as our next Sheriff.
Please join me in supporting Joe to be elected the next Sheriff of El Paso County."
"Each of us has had many opportunities over the years to work alongside and collaborate with Joe on key issues facing the local and regional law enforcement communities. He is a reliable partner and has demonstrated time and time again his commitment to solving tough challenges and always offers common-sense, team-oriented solutions resulting in successful, positive outcomes for our citizens.
Joe's experience, in-depth knowledge of the Sheriff's Office operations, and keen awareness to the challenges which lay ahead, make him the right choice as the next
Sheriff of El Paso County. It's our privilege to endorse Joe Roybal for Sheriff."
Vince Niski, Colorado Springs Police Chief, Retired
Pete Carey, Colorado Springs Police Chief, Retired
Senator Bob Gardner
“Joe Roybal is the best and only choice for El Paso County Sheriff. Joe is the only candidate with more than 26 years of continuous, dedicated service to the Office and to the community. As a state legislator, I count on Joe for advice about keeping our communities safe. He has the knowledge and experience, but more than that, the honesty, integrity and heart for our community and commitment to keeping our neighborhoods safe.
Join me in voting for Joe Roybal in this primary election, June 28th.”
- Senator Bob Gardner
State Representative Teri Carver
“I strongly and enthusiastically endorse Joe Roybal for El Paso County Sheriff. For nearly 27 years of continuous service, Joe Roybal has shown that he knows how law enforcement can best serve El Paso County. He has a proven track record of effective community policing, crime prevention, operating the largest county jail in the State, and serving the people of El Paso County with respect, justice, and transparency.
Considering the anticipated growth of El Paso County, he is the best and only candidate that can take us into the future successfully.
Joe’s compassion, character, integrity, and drive make him the best choice. I urge you to vote for Joe Roybal in this primary election, June 28th.”
- Terri Carver, State Representative, House District 20