The PRT recorded video interviews with both of the two candidates for Santa Cruz County Recorder, David Alvarez and incumbent Susie Sainz.

Name: Suzanne “Suzie” Sainz

Residence: Nogales

Education/licenses/certifications/militaryAttended Pima and Mesa Community College; Studied Business Management at University of Phoenix. Certified Real and Personal Property Appraiser. Certified Election Officer.

Recent employment: Santa Cruz County Recorder for 26 years.

Community organizations/activities: Nogales Woman’s Club (NWC) Bd Member, past 1st Vice President, NWC Scholarship Fundraiser Committee, NWC Committees for Scholarship Recipients and Woman of Distinction. Pimeria Alta Historical Society (PAHS) Board Member and past President, PAHS Fundraiser Committee, PAHS Time Capsule Committee, former Board Member of The Friends of the 1904 Courthouse. Member of the AZ Assn of County Recorders, past President. Board Member and County Coordinator of the AZ Assn.of Counties. Member, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, volunteer at Sacred Heart of Jesus Bookstore. Co-coordinator for the 1899-1999 Santa Cruz County Centennial Celebration and participant of the Fiesta de los Ninos Celebration. Past Board Member of the Santa Cruz Training Center and the United Way. Soccer Team Mother, Booster Club Treasurer. Assistant Brownie Leader.

PRT Interview with Sainz:

YouTube video

Name: David Alvarez

Residence: Rio Rico Az. 20+ years


2yr. DeVry Institute/Electronics Diploma, Multiple MFD service certifications.

Recent employment: Service Manager Sharp Business. Systems Tucson. S.C.C. Deputy Recorder. Past owner CopyLaser Print & Design. Past owner Copy Digital de Sonora. Account Executive Danka Business Solutions. Field Engineer/Account Executive AB Dick Products.

Community organizations/activities: Knight of Columbus Past Grand Knight, current Deputy Grand Knight, State Knight of the Year. RRHS Band Booster President. Residence of Rio Rico Board Member. Scout Master BSA. SCVUSD 35 PAC Member. Past RR Little League President. Learn more at fb-