Name: Richard “Jeff” Stehman
City of residence: Collinsville
Family status: married with two children
Education: Collinsville High School and Ranken Technical College
Occupation: Building and Zoning supervisor for the city of O’Fallon
Political party: N/A
Office sought: Collinsville city councilman
Campaign Facebook: Jeff Stehman for Collinsville City Council
Campaign e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Previously held offices: None
What qualifies you for this position?
“• Proven Leadership Experience: employed by City of O’Fallon Community Development Dept., 1995-Present Building and Zoning Supervisor; Private Business Owner in Collinsville, 1974-2011; Collinsville Police Officer, 1972-1975; Veteran, U.S. Air Force Reserves, 1968-1974; Ranken Technical College Graduate, 1968; Collinsville High School Class of 1966.
• Third generation lifelong Collinsville resident
• Long-time community service volunteer”
What is the top issue in your race, and how would you address it?
“• Create a climate in which people have ‘Confidence to Invest’ which spurs residential and business development
• We must be fiscally responsible in providing services, but not penny wise and pound foolish
• Our city must continue to provide the highest level of public safety services possible
• Increase our city’s attractiveness, especially at our gateways
• Continued emphasize on economic development, to remain competitive in our region.”