Covell & Brinley Awards

A Davis Tradition Since 1944

carri & jay ziegler - 2013 (brinley)

The Zieglers were honored for outstanding leadership that contributed to the success of five parcel tax elections in five years.  
The campaigns were in response to significant cuts in state funding for education and helped generate more than $77 million to help Davis Joint Unified School District maintain programs in music, science, libraries and athletics.

Jay and Carri, who came to Davis in 2001, donated their time and professional services as campaign strategists to  help the following measures pass:

—Measure Q (2007)—won with 73.2% of the vote

—Measure W (2008)—75.5%

—Measure A (2011)—67.2%

—Measure E (March 2012)—69%

—Measure C (Nov 2012)—72.3%

Working with dedicated community volunteers:

—Developed overall campaign strategies and messaging

—Planned and designed campaign mailings and TV ads

—Obtained and managed data lists for voter outreach

—Solicited monetary contributions to the campaign effort 

—Donated the time and expertise of the staff at their consulting firm, while continuing to serve their paying clients


Presented at Chamber Dinner Jan 25, 2014, Freeborn Hall