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Doug Alexander: Candidate Profile

Cuba Township Board (4-year Terms) (Independent)

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City: North Barrington

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: Cuba Township Board (4-year Terms)

Age: 63

Family: Married: three children

Occupation: Consultant

Education: BS Electrical Engineeering Technology, Purdue University '71 Post graduate studies - Butler University and Columbia University

Civic involvement: U.S. Ambassador's Council for Hungarian Investors American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary School District 220 Task Team for Alternative Educational Delivery Systems Candidate for U.S. President's Commission on Executive Exchange Indiana Repertory Theater - Operating Fund Drive Brownsburg Jaycees - Board of Directors Indianapolis Museum of Art - Operating Fund Drive Marion County Association for Retarded Citizens - Capital Fund Drive Indianapolis Sports Festival - Judo Committee Marion Rotary Club Marion Chamber of Commerce - Public Membership for Accreditation Marion Clean City Committee - Chairman Grant County YMCA - Board of Directors Junior Achievement of Grant County - Board of Directors Grant County United Way - Public & Civic Division Chairman Montgomery County American Cancer Society - Business & Industry Chairman Junior Achievement of Montgomery County - Board of Directors Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Crawfordsville Goodwill Industries - Advisory Board Crawfordsville Inter-Utility Chairman Crawfordsville Kiwanis

Elected offices held: Precinct Committeeman for Wayne Ward - Precinct #1 Speedway, Indiana

Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: No

Candidate's Key Issues

Key Issue 1

Financial Transparency

Key Issue 2

Candidate did not respond.

Key Issue 3

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Questions & Answers

Name the three most important goals or objectives this board should tackle in the coming term. Prioritize them, and briefly discuss why you believe each to be critical, and how the board should go about addressing them.

Candidate did not respond.

In the 21st Century, with municipalities gobbling up vacant land, why are townships needed? Should they be serving a new role? If so, what?

Candidate did not respond.

What should be the primary responsibility of township government?

Road maintenance, property assessment, general assistance

In these hard economic times, can you identify some township expenses/programs that could be trimmed or eliminated to reduce the tax burden?

Candidate did not respond.

What specific background or experience do you bring that makes you the best qualified candidate to serve as an elected official in the township?

Candidate did not respond.