I am a retired school teacher, social worker and many other random jobs. I have lived in this community for almost 30 years. I like to be a good … [Read more...] about Cookie Ohlson, candidate for Audit
Candidate statements — Committees & Officers
This statement page is updated as new and revised statements are received.
Below are statements from those who are up for election at the March 23, 2020, town meeting. Statements are organized in order of committees, from Archives to Safety, followed by Officers. Click each headline or the “Read more” links to read each candidate’s full statement. Voting begins as soon as the town meeting convenes and continues throughout the meeting.
Committee and Officer candidates: Please tell the Village about yourself. Click here to go to a form you can fill out.
Click here for a current list of committee members.
Click here for a DRAFT BALLOT showing the nominees so far. The draft ballot will be updated up to the nomination deadline of March 2, when it will be replaced with final SAMPLE BALLOT.
I came to the Arden Folk Gild for years before falling in love with my Arden house and moving to Arden in 1993. INTEREST AND/OR SKILLS: I was … [Read more...] about Sadie Somerville, candidate for Archives Committee
I was born in Arden and spent a lot of my youth here. I returned permanently in the summer of 2018 when I purchased my parents' leasehold at Orleans … [Read more...] about Vicki Scott, candidate for Archives
My husband John and I chose Arden for our retirement home about 10 years ago, after a number of experiences attending Ardensingers and Shakespeare … [Read more...] about Marcia Scheflen, candidate for Archives
I am a relatively new resident of Arden and feel grateful to live in such a welcoming community where many are committed to its welfare. I am … [Read more...] about Mary Young, candidate for BWVC Committee
I have served on the BWVC Committee from Oct 2015 to March 2020 as secretary and accountant. It has been my pleasure and a great experience working … [Read more...] about Debbi Sheiker, candidate for BWVC Committee
Civic Committee exercises general supervision over communal property rights, road repairs, construction and expenditues concerning same, and approves … [Read more...] about Carol DiGiovanni, candidate for Civic Committee
The duty of the Community Planning Committee is to plan the physical and cultural future of the community and to advise with the Town Assembly and … [Read more...] about Carol DiGiovanni, candidate for Community Planning Committee
As a new resident of Arden, I look forward to participating in and contributing to my adopted community, my new home. I’ve been blessed to witness the … [Read more...] about Jeff Martin, candidate for Forest Committee
I am a relative newcomer to Arden. My husband, Skip Bailey, and I purchased our retirement home at the bottom of Hillside Road (the Ponte House for … [Read more...] about Beverly Clendening, candidate for Forest Committee
I am a tall young man who wears a funky leather jacket and walks my dog Luke around the block. I live with my grandmother on Lovers Lane.INTEREST … [Read more...] about Zachary Houck, candidate for Playground
I’ve lived in Arden since 1981 and have been active on town committees, ACRA, and the Arden Club since I arrived, doing some jobs really well and some … [Read more...] about Cecilia Vore, candidate for Registration (elections)
WHO I AM: Although I have only lived in Arden since 1997, my parents moved here in the late 1960s; so I have enjoyed being a part of Arden for much … [Read more...] about Barbara Macklem, candidate for Registration
Renata Brito-Cherrin holds a B.A. in public policy from Hampshire College. She wrote her senior thesis, “Locating Race in Utopia,” partially on the … [Read more...] about Renata Brito-Cherrin, candidate for Safety
Schooled in physics and philosophy, having worked at Stanford University and M.I.T., I have been self-employed most of my life in typesetting, graphic … [Read more...] about Danny Schweers, candidate for Chair of Advisory Committee
Advisory Committee is composed of the Chairs of all standing committees and the Trustees. Advisory Committee shall present nominations for Committees … [Read more...] about Carol DiGiovanni, candidate for Chair of Advisory Committee
I moved into the Ardens in 1999 and moved to Arden in 2000. Pam, my wife, and I were drawn to Arden because of the strong sense of community we felt … [Read more...] about Jeffrey Politis, candidate for Town Assembly Chair
My wife and I purchased our home on Hillside in 2015 and finally moved in summer of 2018. During two prior Delaware residencies Arden had always been … [Read more...] about Skip Bailey, candidate for Treasurer