Board Elections 2018
Meet the Candidates
Employment Experience: 40+ years in the animation/publishing business in Los Angeles.
Volunteer / Board Experience: Current Senior Center board member, quirky dabbling in fundraising activities, an occasional valid idea.
Statement: I kind of enjoy the challenge of being creative within the limited parameters of the mission, goals, needs and budgets of the Senior Center. I like finding ways to generate some laughs and fun for members without incurring serious injury to anyone’s wallet or pocket book.
Employment Experience: 35+ years as an electrician
Volunteer / Board Experience: Silverton Grange pancake breakfasts; Silverton Kiwanis 16 years, Oktoberfest booth and club projects; Silverton Lions 15 years; Silverton Garden Club, Treasurer, 2 years.
Statement: Silverton Senior Center is a resource that fills a need. I can do my part to see that the center continues to be a useful organization. Being a Center Director is another way to be of service to the Silverton community.
Employment Experience: 35 years in the logging industry, seven years in long hauling and construction.
Volunteer / Board Experience: My wife Judy is the manager at the Senior Center Thrift Shop. I have been volunteering there since July 2017.
Statement: I enjoy working with customers and Judy, organizing the store, helping out where I can, and where needed and learning about merchandising.
Employment Experience: Bookkeeper, Silver Gardens Care Center
Volunteer / Board Experience: Volunteer at Senior Center
Statement: I feel this is a worthy organization.
Employment Experience: 16 years in real estate. Principal Real Estate Broker and owner of Bledsoe Santana Team Realty. As a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) and Certified Age-in-Place Specialist, I especially enjoy working with seniors and their families to help facilitate a smooth transaction.
Volunteer / Board Experience: Currently serving as Treasurer of North Willamette Association of Realtors
Statement: I love my community and enjoy serving people to help make it a better place to live. I feel I have experience that could be valuable to the Senior Center as a board member.
Employment Experience: Quality and manufacturing engineer; maintained enormous databases, wrote technical job instructions and department procedures.
Volunteer / Board Experience: Currently on the Senior Center board as treasurer, membership chair, front desk volunteer. Help with fundraisers; help update the policies and procedures for the Center.
Statement: To assist the board in demonstrating to the community that older adults are very active people, a vital part of our community, and are having loads of fun every day at our Center.
Employment Experience: 25 years in Michigan government – mostly in the Department of Management and Budget
Volunteer / Board Experience: Silver Falls School, Hospital Care Van driver, Silverton City Council, Soil and Water Conservation Board
Statement: I want to improve SASI’s provision of services to citizens of Silverton area.
Jan 26 - Post candidate positions and community notices
Feb 28 - Last day for candidates to file
March 9 - Ballots mailed to members
March 18 - Meet and greet potluck, introduce candidates
April 11 - Last day to turn in ballots
April 13 - Ballots counted, candidates notified, Board President notified
April 15 - Annual Membership potluck, Board recognition, Business meeting