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Humboldt County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation & Conservation; Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation; Division 4 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 29 12:04pm, 84.6% of Precincts Reporting (11/13)
(1 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.0%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Richard Marks Click here for more information about this candidate 1,268 votes 47.2%

  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Director Samoa Peninsula Fire District
  • President Mad River Softball Association
  • Board Member of Humboldt Domestic Violence Services
  • Owner of Samoa Athletic Club
  • Former Union President of AWPPW local 49
  • Former Union Organizer
  • Economic Development & Jobs!
  • Recreation and Transportation!
  • Environmental Stewardship!
John Ash Click here for more information about this candidate 957 votes 35.6%
  • Occupation: Architect
  • Education: San Diego State University, Boston Architectural Center, and Harvard University
  • U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran
  • Help local businesses on the Bay to create high-paying and long-lasting jobs that will enhance the Humboldt County quality of life
  • Provide facilities for sailing, kayaking, fishing, bicycling, hiking , camping and other active living projects.
  • Support efforts to develop short-sea shipping opportunities as a green alternative to rail and truck shipping.
Susan Penn Click here for more information about this candidate 447 votes 16.6%
  • Occupation: Energy Specialist
  • Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication, HSU
  • Humboldt Bay Management Plan Advisory Committee Member
  • Former Interim Director, Northcoast Environmental Center
  • Past Commodore, Humboldt Yacht Club
  • Coastal Naturalist & Educator, Friends of the Dunes
  • Coordinator of Senior Brown Bag Program at Food for People for 14 years
  • The district must pursue innovative, attainable economic development. Current plans for the Redwood Marine Terminal must be revised.
  • We must realize that this is the 21st century, and determine the direction for future growth that best fits our bay and community.
  • Protection and enhancement of our natural resources has to be a guiding principle in our planning.

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Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District

Listen to the October 7 Candidate Forum for Divisions 3 & 4

On October 21 at 7 P.M. on KEET-TV the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County will be moderating a forum for Division 3 & 4 races at which the candidates for the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, Divisions 3 & 4 will answer phone-in questions from viewers. Viewers are encouraged to phone-in questions beginning at 6:45 P.M. Tune-in for more details.
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