Occupation: Incumbent Mayor; Business Consultant
Occupational Background: President SWL Consulting Inc, Small Business Owner, VP/Commercial Lender West Coast Bank
Educational Background: University of Texas (Arlington); Northwest Christian College
Prior Governmental Experience: Springfield Mayor since 2000, re-elected 2004; Springfield City Councilor, Ward 4, 1998- 2000; Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority Board; Metro Policy Committee Board; CVALCO;; Lane Council of Governments Board of Directors; Oregon Domestic Preparedness Work Group; Governor's Transportation Governance and Transportation Vision Committee; Chair, League of Oregon Cities Transportation Committee.
Personal: Mayor Leiken is married to Debbie, with two sons who attend Springfield Public Schools.
Sid Leiken for Mayor - Right Now!
- Sid Leiken leads a robust and vibrant Springfield. Right now, Springfield prospers. Since 2000, there's been more than $1 billion of new investment equating to thousands of new jobs, new construction, home owners, enterprising businesses in healthcare, retail, professional services, consumer, travel and food service industries. Mayor Leiken follows the philosophy that a community's success is achieved with a strong local economy where new jobs are welcome and existing companies can grow and expand.
- Sid Leiken champions a safe Springfield to live, work
Mayor Leiken endorses efforts that keep Springfield children and families safe. Improvements to 42nd Street, the Justice Center, and support of Springfield's essential services are significant accomplishments making our hometown secure.
- Sid Leiken builds partnerships that work for Springfield. Mayor Leiken understands the importance of hardwork, and working together. From improving our infrastructure to bringing jobs to Springfield, Sid brings together many interests to keep us charging forward.
- Sid Leiken protects Springfield's resources. Mayor Leiken values every Springfield citizen's efforts. He recognizes that all contributions to this city make up a currency of hope to be leveraged for a greater community. From fiscal management to ensuring that the city grows with open and green spaces, Mayor Leiken will lead and champion Springfield.
Re-Elect Sid Leiken for Mayor! www.sidleiken.com
(This information furnished by Friends of Sid Leiken.)