October 24, 2013

Meet the candidates for Old Orchard Beach Town Council

Voters will fill three of seven seats on the Old Orchard Beach Town Council in the Nov. 5 election.

Ryan Kelly

Age: 49
Address: School Street
Occupation: Supervisor of material handling, Hussey Seating Co., North Berwick; US Air Force veteran
Family: Engaged to Tina (Englert) Morrison
Political Experience: None

Michael Tousignant

Age: 51
Address: 1 Hilltop Drive
Occupation: President, Loading Dock Equipment of New England Inc.
Family: Wife, Aimee.
Political Experience: Old Orchard Beach Planning Board, 2000-04; vice chairman of Old Orchard Beach Town Council, 2008-2012.

John Bird

Age: Did not answer
Address: 137 Massachusetts Ave., Ocean Park
Occupation: Retired systems analyst
Family: Father of two daughters
Political Experience: Two previous terms on Town Council; has served as chairman and vice-chairman of Conservation Commission; vice-chairman, 2011 Charter Commission; Finance Committee; previously served on recycling and building committees.

Kenneth Blow

Age: 51
Address: 138 Portland Ave.
Occupation: BBI Waste Industries
Family: Daughter Amanda and son Mitchell
Political experience: Current town councilor; former Planning Board member

Richard Greenlee

Age: 54
Address: 15 Jeannette Ave.
Occupation: Maintenance mechanic for Texas Instruments, South Portland
Family: Wife Suzanne; daughters Rebecca and Emily
Political Experience: None

Mark Koenigs

Age: 49
Address: 38 Fern Ave.
Occupation: Professional civil engineer and project manager for design construction company
Family: Married with three grown children
Political experience: Member of Planning Board, Conservation Commission and other town committees

Shawn O’Neill

Age: 49
Address: 1 Oakcrest Drive
Occupation: Postmaster for U.S. Postal Service
Family: Single.
Political Experience: Previously served 14 years on Town Council; reelected during June 2013 recall election.

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