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In Lodi, 7 candidates for City Council

Local candidates meet their final deadlines for filing

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Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 6:06 am, Thu Aug 12, 2010.

Two incumbents and five other candidates are seeking Lodi City Council seats in the November election, while 10 Galt residents are running for that city's council.

Last Friday was the filing deadline for local races such as city council, school boards, municipal advisory councils and rural fire and water boards. However, the deadline was extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday in districts where an incumbent didn't file for re-election.

Information on those who filed in Sacramento County on Wednesday was not available.

Here is a race-by-race list of candidates:

Lodi City Council (3 seats)

  • Tony Amador, a former Republican candidate for Congress and a retired U.S. Marshal
  • Larry Hansen, incumbent, retired police chief
  • John Johnson, businessman/financial analyst
  • Phil Katzakian, incumbent, businessman
  • Alan Nakanishi, former City Councilman, mayor and assemblyman, physician
  • Jay Patel, local business owner
  • Timothy Reed, paramedic

Galt City Council (3 seats)

Verified candidates

  • Ted Anderson, retired Galt city manager
  • Mark Crews, former Galt police officer
  • Tom Malson, former Galt City Councilman
  • Mike McCune
  • Denise Mulhern
  • Mike Singleton, owner of a Galt auto detailing business and chairman of the board for Galt Crime Stoppers
  • Marylou Powers, executive director of South County Services and a Galt Planning Commissioner

Candidates that have filed but are awaiting verification

  • Joe Bitondo
  • Ryan LaRue, former Galt police officer
  • Gene Davenport, chief dispatcher for longshore workers at the Port of Stockton and the Galt Planning Commission alternate

San Joaquin Delta College District, Trustee Area 4

  • Taj Khan, Lodi, appointed incumbent, engineer

Lodi Unified School District, Trustee Area 1

  • Anthony R. Silva, Stockton, children's organization president
  • David R. Schindler, Stockton, teacher
  • Bonnie Cassel, Clements, incumbent, businesswoman

Lodi Unified School District, Trustee Area 3

  • Richard J. Jones, Lodi, incumbent, executive director of Lodi Boys and Girls Club
  • George Neely, Lodi, teacher, retired military
  • Dana Ann Baker, Lodi, community college employee

Lodi Unified School District, Trustee Area 4

  • Ruth Davis, Lodi, retired teacher
  • Khydeeja Alam Javid, Lodi, education policy advocate
  • Calvin Young, Lodi, incumbent, financial program manager

Lodi Unified School District, Trustee Area 5

  • Ron Heberle, Lodi, firefighter/educator, businessman
  • Michael Staples, Lodi, self-employed businessman

Lodi Unified School District, Trustee Area 6 (unexpired two-year term)

  • Michael Abdallah, Stockton, retired math teacher
  • Frank Michael, Stockton, credit union president
  • Karen Hettervik, Lodi, registered dental hygienist

Galt Joint Union High School District (3 seats)

  • Art Oelsner, Acampo, incumbent, small-business manager
  • Mark Beck, Acampo, retired educator/rancher
  • Dennis Richardson, Galt, incumbent
  • Frederick Goethel, Galt, retired consultant
  • Angela Marie Da Prato, Galt, media operations writer
  • Gus Prouty, Galt, local businessman
  • Patrick W. Maple, Galt, business owner

Galt Joint Union Elementary School District (3 seats)

  • William Utile, Galt, teacher
  • Wesley B. Cagle, Galt, longshoreman
  • Albert E. Bachmann II, Galt, network administrator
  • Jennifer Collier, Galt, community volunteer

New Hope School District (2 seats)

  • Jane Springmeyer, Thornton, incumbent
  • Leonard Clark, Thornton, incumbent

Oak View Union School District (3 seats)

  • Jeanne Pearson, Acampo, incumbent
  • Mark Huft, Galt, incumbent
  • Carol Pehl, Acampo, incumbent
  • Joel Maldonado Jr., Acampo, network telecommunications engineer
  • Deborah Ward-Crummey, Acampo, rancher/homemaker
  • John Vermeltfoort, Galt, business owner/contractor

Arcohe Union School District

  • Richard Bridge
  • Sherri Celli
  • Jennifer Ingram
  • Melinda McCreery
  • Eugenia Plummer
  • Melissa Snow
  • Bobby Stepps

Lockeford Community Services District

  • Noel Stetson, Lockeford, retired peace officer
  • Mike Henry, Lockeford, incumbent, public relations director
  • Michael Flatley, Lockeford, Realtor

Clements Rural Fire District

  • Robert L. Buchwalter Jr., Clements, incumbent
  • Glenn Thorns, Clements, incumbent

Liberty Rural Fire District

  • Theodore Leventini, Acampo. incumbent retired farmer

Mokelumne Rural Fire District

  • Casey Haynes, Lockeford, general manager/businessman
  • Greg Womble, Lockeford, firefighter/paramedic
  • Sharon Godat, Lockeford, incumbent
  • Marc Bregman, Victor, insurance investment planner
  • Jim Tamura, Victor, incumbent
  • Mark Sperling, Lockeford, incumbent, terminal manager

Waterloo-Morada Rural Fire Protection District

  • Ralph Lucchetti, Stockton, incumbent
  • Randy Hamilton, Stockton, incumbent, farmer/agribusiness
  • Bob Byington, Stockton, incumbent

Woodbridge Rural Fire Protection District

  • Kenneth Schmierer, Woodbridge, incumbent
  • Loren (Larry) Moore Sr., Lodi, incumbent, farmer
  • Tom Alexander, Woodbridge, incumbent

Herald Fire Protection District

  • Dell Primasing, incumbent
  • Stephen Spiegelmayer, incumbent

Cosumnes Community Services District (Galt fire)

  • Roderick Brewer
  • Clifford Loveland
  • Richard Lazano

Woodbridge Irrigation District, Division 1

  • Bill Stokes, Thornton, incumbent, farmer

Woodbridge Irrigation District, Division 3

  • Hank Van Exel, Lodi, incumbent, dairy farmer

Woodbridge Irrigation District, Division 4

  • Bill Shinn, incumbent

Galt Irrigation District, Division 1

  • Don Darr, incumbent

Galt Irrigation District, Division 2

  • Michael Kenefick, incumbent

Galt Irrigation District, Division 4

  • Leo Van Warmerdam, incumbent

Morada Municipal Advisory Council

  • Jerald Herrmann, incumbent
  • William Van Fields, incumbent, retired
  • Patrick Gotelli, incumbent, farmer
  • Kenneth Meleyco, incumbent, attorney

Lockeford Municipal Advisory Council

  • David McAnelly, retired shop foreman

Thornton Municipal Advisory Council

  • None filed

Woodbridge Sanitary District

  • Doug Colucci, incumbent
  • P. Richard Best, incumbent
  • Charles Stocker, retired school administrator
  • Glenda Wall, incumbent

Woodbridge Municipal Advisory Council

  • Raymond Cuenca, incumbent
  • Lita Wallach, incumbent
  • Garry Duncan, real estate broker

North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, Division 1

  • Mark Beck, Acampo, appointed incumbent, farmer
  • Martin L. Church, computer superintendent, rancher

North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, Division 2

  • Joe Petersen, Lodi
  • Roberto Martinez, Lodi

North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, Division 4

  • Hugh Scanlon, Acampo, retired fire captain
  • Robb Hoag, Acampo, general engineering contractor
  • James P. Souther, Acampo, agriculture owner/grower

North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, Division 5

  • Joe Mehrten, Clements, incumbent, rancher/businessman
  • Marden Wilber, Clements, rancher

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1 comment:

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 8:46 am on Thu, Aug 19, 2010.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9403

    Sad development as it leaves only two canidates who both have conflict of interest in having employment ties to the education system.



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