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Website: Candidate did not respond.
Office sought: McHenry County board District 6
Family: Married, with one son.
Education: Associate of Science, McHenry County College
Civic involvement: Vice President of McHenry County Farm Bureau board, President of the Woodstock Farmers Market board, Secretary of the Greenwood Cemetery Association board. Member of the McHenry County Historical Society, McHenry County Fair Association, McHenry County Genealogical Society, and Environmental Defenders of McHenry County. Former 4-H Club Leader.
Elected offices held: Trustee, Village of Greenwood, 2001-2008.
Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: Candidate did not respond.
Promote fiscal responsibility while encouraging economic growth in the county.
Protect agriculture and natural resources in the county.
Promote open and transparent government at the county level.
McHenry County can maintain its fiscal integrity through conservative management and constant analysis of expenses. Repetitive or duplicate agencies need to be consolidated or eliminated in order to realize savings.
Transportation is critical for the economic health of the county. Both short and long term thoughtful improvement plans operating within budgetary constraints must be in place.
The County Board has had multiple perceived ethics issues in the recent past. Board leadership must address these and insist on open and transparent operation. Secret meetings and conflicts of interest are not only illegal and unethical, but disrespectful to the public and must not be tolerated.
Natural resource protection, notably water, needs to be made a priority in all planning done at the county level. Proper management of our water supply is critical to the future of McHenry County.
The Health Department seemed to handle the outbreak appropriately, acting quickly and having information available through multiple outlets. Education and awareness are key in preventing similar situations from occuring in the future.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.