Kathleen Bailey 

Water Street 

Kathleen Bailey 

2009 Yankee Homecoming Chairwoman.  “I bring a love of Newburyport, energy, dedication, and thoroughness of vision to investigate all options for Newburyport’s near and long term future governances.”  20 years as a corporate relocation professional.  Attended Michigan State University, graduated SUNY New Paltz.  Two adult children, one granddaughter.  For more information – http://kathleenbaileycharterreview.typepad.com/. 

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C. Bruce Brown 

78th Street 

C. Bruce Brown 

Plum Island resident for over 40 years.  City Councilor for 16 years.  Involved with urban renewal and past chairman of the Waterfront Park. Currently serving on the Newburyport Housing Authority.  My advertising company serves many clients in the Newburyport area.  Retired from Prudential Insurance, and Air Force Veteran. 

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Steven P. Cole 

Hallissey Drive 

Steven Cole 

A Newburyport native and School Committee member since March 2004.  Cole, a consultant, looks to integrate performance with results. He has led consensus work as a state quality award examiner. “I hope to serve as a commissioner to help define a clear and dynamic Charter for Newburyport’s future.” 

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Roger Gagnon 

High Street 

Roger Gagnon 

Reviewing the City’s Charter requires a thoughtful process.   As a local historian and History teacher, I have the knowledge and temperament needed on the Commission.  If elected I would have an open mind, realizing the impact any changes to the Charter will have on our City. I ask for your vote on November 3rd. 

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Hugh Kelleher 

Summit Ave. 

Hugh Kelleher 

  • Chair, Tree Committee
  • Executive Director, Plumbing Contractors of Greater Boston
  • Trustee: $200+ million pension / benefit funds
  • Graduate Harvard College, High Honors

“Newburyport’s governmental structure is flawed.  What $54 million business selects a new CEO every two years?  Let’s create a system that improves management.” 

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Bruce Menin 

Lime Street 

Bruce Menin 

Parent, educator, writer, non-profit administrator and 20 year Newburyport resident.  Elected School Committee member since 2001.  Member of the City’s Revenue Task Force.  “I believe an open, constructive conversation about how we govern ourselves is overdue. The process of governance must be accountable, efficient and transparent.  Government should, can and must work for us.” 

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Sheila Mullins 

Parsons Street 

Sheila Mullins 

I will: 

  • Be open minded
  • Give a systematic examination of the options
  • Be thorough in my assessment of long-term implications
  • Have continued involvement in the local political process
  • Bring a collaborative process viewpoint

I ask for your vote & thank you in advance.  For more information visit http://www.sheilamullins.com 

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Jim Stiles 

Strong Street 

Jim Stiles 

Former Mayoral candidate, Jim is active in local issues, including Newburyport’s Energy Committee. He attended Marlboro College, then MIT, where his studies included organizational design. His work experience includes technology companies, a university, construction companies and an environmental investigations firm. He has served on boards of non-profit and for-profit organizations. Jim wants to increase citizen participation in local government. 

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Bruce Vogel 

Myrtle Avenue 

Bruce Vogel 

A two-term City Councilor, Bruce served on the Planning and Development and City Finance Committees.  He was a signing member of City’s Strategic Land Use Report, and served as chairman of the Newburyport Youth Commission.  “I would like to use my City experiences to focus Charter Review on efficiency and vision for the future.” 

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