Letter to the Editor: Jim Stang is best Tahoe Donnner candidate | SierraSun.com

Letter to the Editor: Jim Stang is best Tahoe Donnner candidate

EDITOR’S NOTE: There are three candidates running for two open positions this year on the Tahoe Donner Board of Directors. To learn more about the election and the candidates, visit http://www.tahoedonner.com/board/elections. A Candidates Night will take place at the Northwoods Clubhouse on Saturday from 7-9 p.m., an opportunity to hear candidates present their positions views for the future of Tahoe Donner, and for members to ask questions.

This letter is to endorse the most highly qualified candidate for Tahoe Donner’s Board of Directors based on my experience serving on the board the past five years, twice as the president.

I endorse Jim Stang as an outstanding candidate who will bring a positive contribution to the association. Jim not only possesses a vast amount of financial knowledge and experience, but also has contributed substantially to the current financial health of our association. Jim has comprehensive knowledge on the status of all our facilities and the general plan that will move Tahoe Donner ahead in a manner that will improve the value of ownership to the members.

Jim Stang has contributed prudent financial advice to our association, serving on the finance committee while the board made many important purchases such as the Euer Valley and other needed improvements, within budget and without raising dues or a special assessment. Tahoe Donner members now enjoy owning in one of the most financially healthy associations in the nation.  

After reading all the candidates’ statements, there appear to be either uninformed statements (or a misunderstanding of facts); therefore, it is important for members to check facts by calling management. It is important for a candidate to contribute in a positive manner to manage the association, and base decisions on up-to-date knowledge by being actively engaged. During my tenure, Jim Stang is the only candidate I observed who regularly attended board meetings and kept abreast of issues.

Jim Stang represents that kind of professional person who will keep Tahoe Donner on track with the needed improvements and service levels to benefit our members, within budget, and supports our professional and well-respected current management.

Suzy Knisley

Retired Tahoe Donner board director and president, 2007-2012

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