Airport and council races: Who are the contributors?
Staff reportsIn the Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors race, Kathleen Eagan was the individual candidate who raised the most money for a campaign, with $19,105 in total contributions, which also includes non-monetary gifts and loans. Ken Foster raised the second most with $16,108. The Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport, which support candidates Foster, Adrian Howes and Joe Ferrerra, raised $50,240. Some of that money is also reflected in the individual candidate campaign contribution total, since the funds were funneled to each candidate that the committee supports. These figures are taken from the latest information provided to the Sierra Sun by the Placer County elections office, they may not reflect some late contributions. Contributions under $500 were not listed here.Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport: $50,240 in total contributions. $5,000 Kenneth Morris (Carefree, Ariz.) $5,000 Ray Dobly (San Francisco) $3,000 A. Teichert and Sons, Inc. (Truckee) $2,500 Kaiser Air (Oakland) $2,500 Michael Grimes (Hillsborough, Calif.) $2,500 Richard Ferris (Northbrook, Ill.) $2,500 Harold Eastridge (Crystal Bay) $2,000 Richard Crocker (Freedom, Calif.) $1,750 Bruce Olson Construction (Olympic Valley) $1,500 Coit Services (Burlingame, Calif.) $1,500 David Florsheim (Tahoe City) $1,000 Chuck Kissner (Los Altos, Calif.) $1,000 ETS Laboratories (St. Helena, Calif.) $1,000 Seagull Services (Incline Village) $1,000 Harold Messmer (Menlo Park, Calif.) $1,000 Larry Kramer (Redwood City, Calif.) $1,000 Craig Miller (Tahoe City, Calif.)Kathleen Eagan: $19,105 in total contributions. $2,000 Thomas Van Berkem, vice president of Wellpoint health care company (Calabasas, Calif.) $1,614.47 from Community Airport Restoration Effort (Truckee) $1,000 from Teichert and Sons Inc. (Truckee) $1,000 Edith and Glen Jobe (Truckee) $500 Martis Valley Associates (Truckee)Ken Foster: $16,108 in total contributions. $5,368.75 Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport.Mary Hetherington: $11,923 in total contributions.Joseph Ferrerra: $11,128 in total contributions. $8,606 in non-monetary contributions from Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. $1,000 Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Adrian Howes: $10,877 in total contributions. $8,606 in non-monetary contributions from Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. $1,000 in monetary contributions from Friends of the Truckee Tahoe Airport.Paul Vatistas: $10,442.76 in total contributions. $2,000 from Thomas Van Berkem, vice president of Wellpoint health care company (Calabasas, Calif.). $1,614.47 from Community Airport Restoration Effort (Truckee). $500 from Martis Valley Associates (Truckee).Connie Stevens: $1,423.99 in total contributions.* NOTE: candidate Al Turner had no filings of campaign contributions at the Placer County elections office.Town CouncilRon Florian: $17,880.75 in total contributions. $3,099 Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe Political Actions Committee.Barbara Green: $12,823 in total contributions. $2,000 Julie Cadjew, retired Realtor from Reno. $500 Stefanie Olivieri $500 Greg Hovorka, ACE Mountain HardwareJosh Susman: $9,848 in contributions. $2000 Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe Political Action Committee. $500 Greg Hovorka, ACE Mountain Hardware. $500 East West Partners. $500 Teichert and Sons, Inc. Richard Anderson: $5,030 in total contributions.
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