Thurston County Commissioner Candidate Sandra Romero
Photo courtesy of Mrs. Romero
“Sandra Romero, candidate for Thurston County Commissioner (District 2), will be available to meet with voters at a Meet and Greet gathering at the historic Grange Hall in Yelm on June 6, from 7:00pm to 9:00 pm.
The event will provide opportunities for Sandra to hear about citizens concerns and for the community to get to know her and her qualifications for the post.
County Commissioners are the chief executives of the county and the legislative body of the county, and are charged with providing rural area services, such as roads, public safety and public health. They are also charged with regional responsibilities such as managing growth in a sensible manner.
Sandra Romero is a former State Representative who served the Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater areas for 12 years. While in the Legislature, she chaired the House Local Government Committee, was a leader in improving building codes and public contracting methods and worked extensively to ease the effects of extensive growth on our magnificent area.
As a member of the House Capital Budget Committee she helped secure funding for the award-winning Yelm sewer facility. As a member of the House Transportation Committee, she helped secure funding for the Yelm Bypass project and for the I-5 overpass of the regional Chehalis Western Trail which connects with south Thurston County regional trails.
Sandra and her husband, Fred, live in Lacey. They have two grown children. Their daughter Zo works in the cruise ship industry. Their son Noel recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq with the National Guard, lives in Olympia with his wife and two young children, and works in information technology in state government,” quoting Mrs. Romero’s Press Release.
This Meet and Greet is co-sponsored by Jean Marie Christenson and Stephen Klein [host of this blog].