Original post: Seven residents are competing for an appointment to the Racine City Council. Council members will vote this month to fill its 10th District seat, which was vacated when Tom Friedel became the city administrator.
Tenth District residents applied by submitting resumes to City Council President Q.A. Shakoor II. Today was the last day to apply for the seat, which will be up for election in April.
Applicants for the seat include:
- Donald Dwyer, 2716 Concord Drive, is office manager at Countryside Humane Society.
- Thomas Gursky, 2213 Phillips Ave., was the first candidate to apply.
- Geraldine Larson, 2706 Green Haze Ave., is a mechanical design engineer with a second-degree blackbelt.
- David Martin, 2316 Ashland Ave., is an account executive with QPS Companies. He's a graduate of Leadership Racine.
- Kelli Stein, 2325 Gilson St., sits on the city's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Board. She's also a Leadership Racine graduate and is an active member of YPR.
- Dennis Wiser, 2517 Pinehurst Ave., sits on the Racine Unified School Board and is former head of the Racine Education Association.
- Melissa Lindgren, 1919 Jerome Ave., is an account manager with the David Insurance Agency.
- Jamie Anderson, 2201 Virginia St., runs a signage installation company in Franksville. The company employs 15 people and does work nationally.
- Curtis Lockrem, 3328 Drexel Ave., is a retired Chrysler executive. He also worked at Modine in the 1960s and served in the U.S. Air Force as an engineer.