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    Jill Gayaldo

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    William “Bill” Halldin

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    Michele Vass

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Why are you running for this office?

Age 61
Birthplace (city) Ogden, UT
Residence (city) Rocklin
Campaign telephone (916) 632-8288
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Experience Appointed City Councilmember, Jan. 2017-present; director of transportation, Elk Grove Unified, 2006-18; director of transportation, Rocklin Unified, 2000-06; co-owner, Jack & Dan's Laundromat, 2000-17; president, Rocklin Friends of Library, 2018.
I love this city that has been home to the Gayaldo family for 110 years. I want to make sure we preserve the characteristics that make Rocklin the gem of Placer County: a community who values public safety, beautiful parks and excellent schools.
Age 58
Birthplace (city) Buffalo, N.Y.
Residence (city) Rocklin
Campaign telephone (916) 718-1251
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Education Master's of business administration, Yale University, 1991; bachelor's degree, journalism, Northwestern University, 1984.
Experience President, Halldin Public Relations, 1999-present; Rocklin Redevelopment Oversight Committee, 2012-16; Sierra College Board of Trustees, 2011-16 (board president, 2013-15); Rocklin Chamber Board of Directors, 2003-08 (chair, 2006).
Rocklin is my home, where I chose to raise my family and locate my business. I've invested myself personally for 19 years in our community and want to see Rocklin remain a safe, desirable community, well-managed financially and growing responsibly.
Birthplace (city) Lompoc
Residence (city) Rocklin
Campaign telephone (916) 258-5719
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Education Bachelor's degree, government, CSU Sacramento, 2015 (magna cum laude); associate's degree, social sciences, American River College, 2012.
Experience Planning commissioner, City of Rocklin, 2017-present; president/v.p., Rocklin Friends of the Library, 2017-present; real estate agent/broker, self-employed, 2004-present; regional state director, California Association of Realtors, 2007-08.
I care about my friends and neighbors in Rocklin. I support fire & public safety, clean & well maintained parks, our library, thriving schools and our business community. I will serve Rocklin with transparency and be an advocate for our residents.