Bachelor's Degree, Liberal Arts, Marquette University
Wine Merchant, Retired-The Wine Seller, Geneva
On the Record
What experiences do you have that make you a good candidate for office?
4 years experience in this office
What are your top three priorities if elected?
Decrease the size of the Highway Commission. Expand both the size of the Senior Center and introduce new programs. Find ways to curtail routine expenses.
Would you support freezing your taxing district’s levy until housing prices rebound? Why or why not?
Support a freeze. With possible grant money from the State, we be able to attain our goals without burdening taxpayers.
What one decision by the township board do you most disagree with and why?
The purpose of a 4 member board is to hear arguments, both for and against,and then to come to a decision. I can’t remember when I did not vote along with the quorum after discussion.
What was the biggest accomplishment of the board in the past year?
Freezing, and in one case, lowering salaries for elected officials’\' positions. Requiring elected officials to participate in covering the cost of their health care plans and eliminating COLA’s for the coming term.
Why should voters elect you to office?
I have the experience. I have lived in the community since 1975, and operated my own small business on Geneva’s 3rd Street for 26 years. I am retired and am able to devout whatever time it takes to accomplish the townships goals.
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