I am Walter Borders. I am a candidate for the Board of Assessors. My family and I moved to Arden in 1995. Since then, I have served on many committees … [Read more...] about Walter Borders
Candidate Statements — Board of Assessors
This statement page is updated as new or revised statements are received. Last updated: Oct. 9, 2022 • 9:52 p.m.
Below are brief statements of those willing to serve on the 2023 Arden Board of Assessors. Click each headline or the “Read more” links to read each candidate’s full statement.
The election is conducted by mail-in ballot from mid-October to Nov. 8, 2022. Ballots must be received by 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, when they will be counted at the Buzz Ware Village Center. Candidates are listed below by last name, in alphabetical order.
There are 14 candidates. Using the Hare System of Proportional Representation, 7 Assessors will be elected. Mark your ballot using numbers to indicate the order of your preference (1st choice, 2nd choice, etc.) Click here to see the sample ballot. Click here for a beautifully clear explanation of the Hare System from teacher Jaime Hedges.
(2021 statement) I’m Brooke Bovard, candidate for Assessor. I was born and brought up in Arden, & attended The Arden School until it closed. I’m … [Read more...] about Brooke Bovard
Two years ago, Ellie Hansen and I made Arden our permanent home after renting a house in Ardentown. As an engineer I like to know how things work, … [Read more...] about Bob Erenburg
No statement yet. Please check back. … [Read more...] about Kelly Gillen
No statement yet. Please check back. … [Read more...] about Simon Hamermesh
No statement yet. Please check back. … [Read more...] about Denis O’Regan
I am Shana Pinter, and I am a candidate for the Board of Assessors. My family, husband Csongor and daughter Greta, and I moved to Arden in the summer … [Read more...] about Shana Pinter
No statement yet. Please check back. … [Read more...] about Sachin Puranik
As a potential Assessor, I pledge to continue Arden’s Georgist Single Tax principals to fairly and equitably allocate land rents. These land rents … [Read more...] about Eric Reed
I have been an Arden resident since 2003 when I moved to my leasehold on the Arden Green and have served on the Arden Board of Assessors for the past … [Read more...] about Deborah Ricard
(2020 statement) My wife Marcia and I acquired a leasehold in Arden in 2009 and moved to Arden in 2011. I served as an assessor in 2019 and 2020 and … [Read more...] about John Scheflen
I was fortunate to be elected to the 2022 Board of Assessors and found the experience to be enlightening. There was a steep learning curve as a new … [Read more...] about Vicki Scott
(2021 statement) My family moved to Arden in 1960 and soon became involved with all aspects of Village life. For me it was a natural thing to serve … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Varley
(2021 statement) 26 years ago my wife woke me and said “Tom, we have to move to Arden.” A year later we were here. Like many newcomers we engaged … [Read more...] about Tom Wheeler