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Humboldt County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter Susan Penn

Candidate for
Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation & Conservation; Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation; Division 4

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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.
Key Endorsements
  • Sierra Club
  • Cloudburst Fishing Company
  • Chuck Powell, North Coast Cleaning Services
Position Papers
Pursuing "attainable, innovative" economic development.
The district's Strategic Plan mandates this, but current plans for development are neither attainable nor innovative.
Shipping Channel Depths Need to Returned to 36'
The channel deepening done in 1999 - 2000 was done in anticipation of shipping which has not occurred. The increased depth, and consequent increased water flow, is damaging the bay.
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