Lane Library District, Glenwood Water District, Creswell Water Board and Pleasant Hill Rural Fire Protection District

Erin Weatherly-Derminer, Position 4: Lane Library District Age: 44  Home state: Michigan  Marital status: Married since 2007  Partner occupation: Owner/Operator Derminer Painting and Wood Care  Children: 3 sons: ages 14, 12, 5 public school  Residence neighborhood: City of Creswell  Party registration: Independant  Education: Bachelor’s of Science Eastern Michigan University, Masters[Read More…]

Creswell School Board Q&A

Candidate overview: Kandace Lemhouse Worsham (Position 1), Sarah Cox (Position 2), and Mary Stayton (Position 7) did not respond to requests for participation. Debi Wilkerson (Position 3) declined participation. What is your position on the Creswell School Bond measure put to voters this election  cycle? Are there specific portions of[Read More…]

Creswell School Board Candidates

Ronald Colletti, Position 2 Age: 39  Hometown: Barker, N.Y.  Marital status: Married  Partner occupation: Business owner/secretary  Children: Ages 12, 10, 9, 7  Education: Masters Certificate Fisheries and Wildlife Management,  Bachelors Natural Resource Management-Water Resource Minor, Associates Environmental  Science, Associates Information Systems Technology  Occupation(s): Owner/president Full Circle Property Management  Public sector[Read More…]

Willamalane Board candidate Q&A

Candidate Overview: Johnny A. Lake did not respond to requests for participation. Voters are asked to select three  of the six candidates to serve on  the Willamalane  Board of Directors.  What are your top goals for increasing health and wellness in Springfield and how would you work to achieve those[Read More…]

Willamalane Board candidate Biographies and Columns

Chris Wig Age: 38 Hometown: My wife and I moved to Springfield five years ago Marital status: Married Partner occupation: Legislative assistant Children: N/A Ward neighborhood: Ward 3 Online: ChrisWig.org Education: MS, University of Oregon; BA, University of Toronto Occupation(s): Executive director at Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies Public sector[Read More…]

South lane school board candidate Q&A

Candidate Overview: Incumbents Tammy Hodgkinson (Position 1) and Joe Tucker (Position 6) did not respond to requests for participation. Both candidates are running unopposed. Dustin Bengtson, Duane Taddei and Martha Allen are running for Position 3, and Tina Murphy is running against incumbent Gary Mort for Position 7. As a[Read More…]

South Lane School Board candidate biographies and columns

Dustin Bengtson, Position 3 Age: 53 Hometown: Cottage Grove for nearly 30 years Marital status: Married Partner occupation: Public school employee Children: Two teenagers in the South Lane School system Party Affiliation: None Education: Bachelor’s Degree, University of Iowa Occupation(s): Deputy operations project manager Current employer: U.S. Army Corps of[Read More…]

Lane Community College Q&A

Candidate overview: Nick Skelton (Zone 2), Rich Cunningham (Zone 2), Zach  Mulholland (Zone 2), Bob Baldwin (Zone 6 – At Large), and Kyle Reallon (Zone 7 – At Large) did not respond to requests for participation. Denise Diamond (Zone 1), declined participation.  Community colleges across the country have been facing[Read More…]



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