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Seven running for five Board positions

KEY DATES!

  • March 8: Deadline to register your email
  • 8 a.m. March 13: Online voting begins
  • 5 p.m. March 23: Online voting ends
  • March 27: Election Day. Vote in person between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Library’s Data Resource Center.

Please note: The Data Resource Center is the computer room in the Library. It will be accessible on Election Day from the North entrance. The main entrance of the Library will be closed.

On March 27, five new Directors will be elected to the Recreation Centers of Sun City West’s nine-member Governing Board. The new Directors will start their terms on July 1.

Seven candidates are running for the five open slots. Three of the positions are three-year terms, one is a two-year term, and one is a one-year term. The top three vote-getters will earn three-year terms, and the fourth-highest will get the two-year term, and the fifth will get a one-year term.

Additionally, the top vote-getter who is not already serving on the Board will immediately be seated to fill the remaining portion of former Director Ernie Prindle, who resigned in December. At the conclusion of that term on June 30, the new Director will continue on with a new three-year term beginning July 1.

(Director Tim Hurley already serves on the Board and will still be serving the conclusion of his one-year appointment when the Election results are in.)

Members may vote online this year for the first time in Sun City West’s history. Owner members have until Wednesday, March 8, to register their emails with the Rec Centers’ Membership Office. Send an email with your name, rec card and email address, to membership@suncitywest.com. All owner members must have their own, unique email address.

Shortly after the March 8 deadline, members who have registered will be invited via email to vote online between March 13 and March 23. Instructions on how to vote online will be included with the invitation email.

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 27, any owner member in good standing who has not yet voted may stop by the Data Resource Center to vote in person. (The Data Resource Center is the computer room in the Library. On Election Day, the Data Resource Center will be accessible from the north entrance only. The main library will be closed, and there will be no admittance through the main entrance.) Even those who did not register with an email address may vote in person (the email registration is only required of those wishing to vote early). Election Committee volunteers will be on hand to help owners cast their votes electronically in the Data Resource Center on that day. (The main Library will be closed on Election Day).

Below are short bios on the seven candidates. Members are encouraged to attend one of two Meet the Candidate forums to hear from these individuals first-hand. The sessions are 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21; or 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, both in the Lecture Hall. (Seating is limited)

Here are your candidates, in alphabetical order:

TIM HURLEY

Tim is a four-year Sun City West resident. He came here from the southeast, attracted by the nature of the community, the wide variety of amenities and the great golf courses.

He has served on the Golf Committee, and was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Governing Board for one year.

Full Candidate Bio…

GEORGE KUCHTYAK JR.

George’s mission is to “excel at the virtues of leadership: courage, compassion, service, honesty, persistence, humility, selflessness, hope, creativity, self-control, grace and, of course, integrity.”

Full Candidate Bio…

MARION MOSLEY

Marion has been a Sun City West resident since 2010. He is a TORCH graduate and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Minnesota. He also earned a certificate in computer technology from Control Data Institute. He was a member of Program Management Institute.

Full Candidate Bio…

GLEN RENSHAW

Glen is a successful, conservative business man with over 30 years’ experience in the insurance and investment fields with responsibilities for expenses and revenues. He spent 28 years in corporate management and believes that background has helped prepare him to guide the community as a member of the Recreation Centers of Sun City West Board.

Full Candidate Bio…

JAMES “JIM” SLOAN

Jim has been active in Sun City West for more than four years. He is in the Woodworking Club, where he was president serving the more than 900 club members in 2015-16. He also belongs to the Computer Club (part of the Genius Bar), the Cycling Club, and West Valley Chorale. He is enrolled in the spring 2017 TORCH Academy.

Full Candidate Bio…

VIVIEN WALLIS

Vivian was born in Cambridge, England, and moved to the United States in 1982. She lived in Denver, the Philippines, California and Scottsdale before moving to Sun City West in July 2014.

She has a business degree from Cambridge Technical College in England, and graduated from Impington High School, also in Cambridge.

Full Candidate Bio…

BRYAN WALUS

Bryan has been a full-time resident for nearly four years, having moved here with his wife, Debbie, in 2013. He holds a bachelor of science and a master of science degree in computer science and computer architecture/electrical engineering from two different universities known for their engineering and science curriculums.

Full Candidate Bio…


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