Four running for three seats on Andover Village Board


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Posted Online: April 05, 2013, 9:32 am
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Four people are running for three seats on the Andover Village Board. They are Kevin Johnson, Amber Lilly, Michael Mielke and Amber Browning.

Mr. Johnson and Ms. Lilly are the only candidates to return a questionnaire to The Dispatch/Rock Island Argus. Mr. Johnson also submitted a picture.


NAME: Amber J. Lilly
AGE: 30
ADDRESS: Andover
OCCUPATION: paralegal
EDUCATION: Black Hawk College and Ilinois State University
POLITICAL PARTY: People's Party
OFFICE SOUGHT: Andover village trustee
PRIOR OFFICE(S): Andover village trustee, zoning board member

NAME: Kevin W. Johnson
AGE: 35
ADDRESS: Andover
OCCUPATION: Federal employee, manager
FAMILY: Daughter Kyah, 9, and a son, Kile, 7
EDUCATION: Graduated Western Illinois University
POLITICAL PARTY: Independent
OFFICE SOUGHT: Andover Village Board trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: Not answered
WHY RUNNING: New opportunity and challenge, would like to bring in some new ideas for the town
KEY ISSUE: No specific Issues
COMMENTS: I am a active member of the Orion American Legion Post 255 as well as the Orion VFW Sherman J Sagimon Post 143. Served in the United States Marine Corps Infantry from 1996-2003

















 



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