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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Member Council; City of Wyoming Voter Information

2 Year Term.

a charter city

Candidates (Vote for 7)
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Lynn Crider Click here for more information about this candidate 2,184 votes 13.92%

  • Occupation: Homemaker
  • B.S.B.A. in Marketing (Ohio State University)
  • M.B.A. in International Business (Xavier University)
  • Currently serving on Wyoming City Council
  • Chair of Finance Committee
  • Chair of Community Improvement Corp.
  • Appointed to Hamilton County Tax Incentive Review Council
  • Emphasize continued sound fiscal management
  • Seek and implement economic development opportunities in Wyoming and surrounding communities
  • Focus on infrastructure improvements and maintenance in a fiscally responsible manner
Barry S. Porter Click here for more information about this candidate 1,983 votes 12.64%
  • Occupation: Retired Financial Executive (CFO) - Financial Consultant
  • : BA degree Major Economics + Denison University
  • MBA + Finance + University of Cincinnati
  • Insure City retains its strong financial position
  • Provide quality services and security within City's current means.
  • Maintain the special 'quality of life' Wyoming provides
Pamela Kamm Click here for more information about this candidate 1,930 votes 12.30%
  • Occupation: Homemaker//Community Volunteer
  • B.A. Communications -- University of South Florida
  • Wyoming City Councilmember -02/07 -- present
  • Council Commitees: Law, Joint City School, Buildings & Equipment, Streets & Roads, Promote Wyoming
  • Past President Wyoming Parent School Association
  • Past President Junior Woman's Club of Wyoming
  • Wyoming Citizen of the Year
  • Focus on properly managing our tax dollars in a fiscally responsible manner without sacrificing necessary services.
  • Maintain Wyoming's high standards of livability, safety and community services.
  • Continued efforts to implement citizen-driven Wyoming Master Plan to meet the future needs of the community
William C "Will" Papa Click here for more information about this candidate 1,930 votes 12.30%
  • Occupation: R&D Director Procter & Gamble
  • B.S. Chemical Engineer Georgia Tech
  • Wyoming Environmental Stewardship Commission
  • Wyoming Finance Committee
  • Wyoming Zoning Committee
  • Wyoming Building & Equipment Committee
  • Wyoming Economic Development Commission
  • Fiscal Discipline
  • Economic Development
  • Wyoming Quality of Life
Jenni McCauley Click here for more information about this candidate 1,849 votes 11.79%
  • Occupation: Executive Sales V.P., Sibcy Cline Realtors
  • B.A., M.A., University of Cincinnati- Soc., Urban Planning
  • Wyoming City Council Member since 2007, also four earlier terms (1982-90)
  • Council Experience: Chr: Public Safety, Streets & Roads; Finance; Planning Commission; Recreation;
  • Past Pres: Wyoming Parent Student Assoc., Jr. Woman's Club, Woman's Club, Historical Society
  • State of Ohio Historic Preservation Award
  • Chair, Legislative Committee, Cinti Area Board of Realtors
  • Fiscal discipline/ operational efficiencies
  • Continue superior city services/ improve where needed
  • Preservation of Wyoming's unique character and quality
James T. "Jim" O'Reilly Click here for more information about this candidate 1,692 votes 10.79%
  • Occupation: Professor
  • Law professor, UC College of Law
  • OKI Regional Council, Exec. Com.
  • First Suburbs Consortium, Treasurer
  • County Law Library President
  • Led Wyo. Finalist team to All-Amer. City 2010
  • Author of 45 textbooks, 31 yrs teaching
  • Keep open Galbraith Road I-75 Exit
  • Continue efforts to reduce train horn noise
  • Protect public safety while aiding cost-efficient services
Vicky Zwissler 1,625 votes 10.36%
Ralph Boss Click here for more information about this candidate 1,366 votes 8.71%
  • Occupation: Relationship Officer - Financial Services
  • MBA
  • BA
  • CEP
  • Wyoming Recreation Commission
  • Be fully acclimated to the position with in 6 months
  • Maintain the city's AAA rating & strong balance sheet
  • Work to develop city own properties for business use
Gayle Ficken-Clarke Click here for more information about this candidate 1,126 votes 7.18%
  • BA, DePauw University, Zoology and Secondary Education
  • 28 years at P&G in basic, pharmaceutical and consumer research
  • Wyoming Urban Forestry Board, 1994 to present, past chair
  • Wyoming Youth Services Board, 1998 to 2005, past chair
  • Wyoming Citizen of the Year in 2003
  • Volunteer: Civic Garden Center, Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association, Rain Garden Alliance, Cincinnati Herb Society, Purple People Bridge
  • Assure that the Wyoming Master Plan continues to be implemented, especially in Master Plan category of "Ecological Stewardship and Sustainability".
  • Generate greater financial savings for the city using "green" alternatives whenever possible.
  • Speak for environmentally sound solutions when council considers new projects.

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