Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Dan Smith is running for state representative in District 113, and Cheryl Hermann is hoping to win the District 2 seat on the Jefferson County Council.
Dan E. Smith and Cheryl Hermann, both members on the Fox C-6 Board of Education, are seeking seats in other political offices. Smith (R) is running against Jeff Roorda (D) for state representative in District 113, which covers portions of Wards 1 and 3 in Arnold and all of Ward 3. Hermann (D) is facing off against Renee Reuter (R) for the District 2 seat on the Jefferson County Council. Smith told Patch that if he wins the seat, he will continue to serve on the school board. "I talked to the superintendent who reminded me I haven't missed one meeting in five years compared to other school board members, and she didn't see any problem with me holding both offices," he said. He added that he spoke with representatives in Jefferson City who …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Dan E. Smith wants candidates who listen to the voters, explain their decisions and bring solutions to residents who currently receive no help.
Fox School Board member Dan E. Smith has filed to be a candidate in the election for state representative for the 113th district. Smith, in a news release to ArnoldPatch, said he would focus on residents who have " 'fallen between the cracks' and who need someone to help them." He said he would work to improve the district's business climate. The business friendly approach will attract more jobs and revenue to the area, improve shopping choices and provide more convenient services to residents, Smith said. Lastly, Smith said, if he was elected, that he would remain accessible to the public, have regularly scheduled townhall meetings and keep voters informed of his decisions. "I am tired of the politicians who think they know better than …
Friday, April 22, 2011
The week prior to Easter Sunday, Arnold residents watched their newly elected council and board members take office.
Arnold residents saw three newly elected council members — Doris Borgelt, Phil Amato and Sandra Kownacki — join re-elected Councilman Bill Moritz at City Hall chambers, at 2101 Jeffco Blvd., on Thursday night. On Tuesday night, the Fox C-6 School Board welcomed directors Linda Nash, Dan Smith and John Laughlin to the board and chose Ruth Ann Newman as president.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
A questionnaire was sent to each of the seven candidates running for three, 3-year terms on the Fox C-6 School District Board of Education. The following, in their own words, are their responses.
Dan E. Smith, an incumbent member of the Fox C-6 Board of Education, has been married to Linda Smith of 38 years and has a grown daughter, herself a teacher in the Fox C-6 school district, and four grandchildren who are students in the district. With more than 20 years experience in the financial, banking and insurance industries, Smith is a resident of the school district for more than 30 years and a High School Scholarship sponsor for more than 15 years. A U.S. Air Force veteran from the Vietnam era, Smith has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington University, a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development from Webster University and a Master Certification from the Missouri School Boards' Association. Smith lists …
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The two incumbents and five challengers will vie for three board positions serving 3-year terms.
Seven candidates will compete for three Fox C-6 School Board positions during the April 5 election. John Laughlin of Hidden Meadows declared his candidacy on Jan. 13 and will be the last person listed on the ballot, according to documents provided by the Fox school districts superintendent’s office. Tom Beutenmiller of Riverbluff Drive is the sixth listed candidate. He submitted candidate paperwork on Jan. 3. Linda S. Nash will be the first candidate listed on the ballot, the superintendent's office said, followed, in order, by Vernon Sullivan, Emily J.A. Malabey, Patrick W. Chisholm and Dan E. Smith. Those five candidates arrived at the district building on Dec. 14 — the first day to declare candidacy — and drew numbers to be listed …