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
Candidate statements — Committees & Officers
CANDIDATES: Previous statements have been posted below for your review. Please send a new statement or revisions by filling out the form linked here or in the sidebar.
This statement page is updated as new and revised statements are received. Last update: Monday, March 15, 3:30 pm.
Below are statements from candidates running for election at the March 22, 2021, 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.
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WHO I AM: I have lived in my home on the Arden Green for almost 20 years, I enjoy gardening in season, walking my dog and chatting with my neighbors. … [Read more...] about Deborah Ricard, candidate for Audit & Budget committees
WHO I AM: A retired K-12 art educator of 41 years, I was the Visual Arts Department Chair at Sanford School for 38 years. I served on countless … [Read more...] about Betty O’Regan, candidate for Buzz Ware Village Center (BWVC) Committee
WHO I AM: Lives in Arden since 1993 at the corner of Sherwood Forest with my husband, two college-aged daughters and two Maine Coon cats. INTEREST … [Read more...] about Toby Ridings, candidate for BWVC Committee
WHO I AM: I have lived in North Wilmington for most of my life and in Arden since 2017, sharing a home with my partner, Eliot Levin, and Lucy. I … [Read more...] about Katey Scobell, candidate for BWVC Committee
WHO I AM: I am married to Emily Ferrell, and together we have two children, Max (11 years old) and Anna (7 years old) along with our two dogs, Joy … [Read more...] about Rick Ferrell, candidate for Civic Committee
WHO I AM: I am a visual artist with an MFA in painting and maintain a studio at the Delaware Contemporary. Professionally I worked in arts … [Read more...] about Jennifer Borders, candidate for Community Planning
WHO I AM: I am a visual artist and have a BFA in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design. We moved to Arden in 2006 after 20 years in New … [Read more...] about Ron Meick, candidate for Community Planning
WHO I AM: Hello All! I am currently a member of Community Planning and hope to continue on the committee. I’m an Adjunct Instructor in Communications … [Read more...] about Grace Ressler, candidate for Community Planning
WHO I AM: I am currently on Community Planning and would be happy to continue to serve. I continue to teach as an Adjunct and this past semester … [Read more...] about Grace Ressler, candidate for Community Plannning Committee
WHO I AM: 25+ year resident of Arden. I have recently retired and now have time to devote to my community.. I have always had a passion for trees and … [Read more...] about Margot Altaweel, candidate for Forest Committee
WHO I AM: I am an artist, writer, cook, hiker, dabbler. If you have entered Sherwood Forest at the top of Hillside, there is a good chance my dogs … [Read more...] about Jill Althouse-Wood, candidate for Forest Committee
WHO I AM: I have been a resident of Arden since 2012. I am an Industrial designer and design products for the outdoor industry. I have a BFA in fine … [Read more...] about Drew Jordan, candidate for Forest Committee
INTEREST AND/OR SKILLS: I’ve served on the Forest Committee for 12 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
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
WHO I AM: Hello everyone. I moved to my little house on the corner of Millers and Hillside Roads in Arden on January 31, 2021, after completing phase … [Read more...] about Kelly Gillen, candidate for Registration Committee
WHO I AM: I am running for Registration Committee so that I can help welcome residents to the Ardens and encourage them to vote in our elections. I … [Read more...] about Danielle Munroe, candidate for Registration Committee
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: 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
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
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
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