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Candidate statements — Committees & Officers
This page is currently inactive and out-of-date. Statements below are for candidates in March 2019. Check back after the Jan. 27, 2020, Town Meeting for new candidate statements.
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 22, 2020, town meeting. 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.
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WHO I AM: I am Brooke Bovard. I was born and raised in Arden, and attended the last years of the Arden School. I moved back to town in 1994, and have … [Read more...] about Brooke Bovard, candidate for Safety, Archives, Community Planning
WHO I AM: Hello All! I am currently a member of Community Planning and hope to continue on the committee & am also running for for the Buzz Ware … [Read more...] about Grace Ressler, candidate for Community Planning & BWVC
WHO I AM: 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 … [Read more...] about Zachary Houck, candidate for Audit Committee
WHO I AM: Y’all know me. In the 2-½ years I’ve resided in Arden, I’ve made an honest effort to participate in the community. For being a relative … [Read more...] about Jeff Martin, candidate for Community Planning
WHO I AM: I have been a resident in the Ardens for almost 20 years and have lived in my current home on the Arden Green for 16 years. After 32 years … [Read more...] about Deborah Ricard, candidate for Audit Committee
WHO I AM: I have lived in Arden for 24 years and have served on the Forest Committee for 10 years. I live on the woods and care deeply for our … [Read more...] about Jennifer Borders, candidate for Forest Committee & Community Planning
I’m a retired teacher, mother of 4 adult children, grandmother of 8, and married for 50 years to my husband, John. We moved to Delaware 25 years ago, … [Read more...] about Marcia Scheflen, candidate for Registration Committee
WHO I AM: I am a 22-year resident of Arden & have spent many a day with my children and grandchildren playing on the playground. I think it would … [Read more...] about Frank Maier, candidate for Playground
WHO I AM: I’m (almost) a lifelong Arden resident. Previously worked for the Delaware General Assembly. Currently work at Trader Joe’s. I’m also a … [Read more...] about Steve Tanzer, candidate for Safety Committee
This is Chris Junk’s statement from 2017, when he was running for the Forest Committee. Chris currently serves on the Safety Committee. WHO I … [Read more...] about Chris Junk, candidate for Safety Committee
WHO I AM: Short term resident of Arden (only 16 years) and firm supporter of open and transparent government. INTEREST AND/OR SKILLS: I have owned … [Read more...] about Warren Rosenkranz, candidate for Budget
WHO I AM: I am an artist/writer who moved to Arden with my family 6 years ago. I live on a property bordering Sherwood Forest – my point of view when … [Read more...] about Jill Althouse-Wood, candidate for Forest Committee
WHO I AM: Schooled in physics and philosophy, having worked at Stanford University and M.I.T., I have been self-employed most of my life in … [Read more...] about Danny Schweers, candidate for Chair of the Advisory Committee
WHO I AM: 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 … [Read more...] about Cecilia Vore, candidate for Registration (elections)
Note: Albert currently serves on the Civic Committee. Below is his statement for Civic from 2018. WHO I AM: Hello. I have served on the Civic … [Read more...] about Albert Marks (Al), candidate for Budget Committee
WHO I AM: 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 … [Read more...] about Jeffrey Politis, candidate for Town Assembly Chair
INTEREST AND/OR SKILLS: I’ve served on the Forest Committee for 10 years and would love to continue, having found a calling in the work. I serve on … [Read more...] about Carol Larson, candidate for Forest Committee
Note: this is a revision of Barbara’s statement from 2017, when she ran for Archives. WHO I AM: Although I have only lived in Arden since 1997, my … [Read more...] about Barbara Macklem, candidate for Archives Committee
WHO I AM: My family and I moved to Arden in 1960 and quickly became active both in Town Meeting and the Arden Club. I have distinct memories of … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Varley, candidate for Registration Committee