Alan Dowdy's candidate statement
My wife Alecia, our three children and I have resided in Susanville for 27 years where I’ve served the city of Susanville on various committees and commissions. We enjoy living in Susanville and deeply care for this community. I want to continue devoting my time and expertise to preserving and improving our city as a great place to live and raise families. I have long worked for positive change in Susanville and want to bring fresh ideas and positive solutions to the city government of Susanville by running for city council.
In conversations with citizens in our community, the issues facing our city are the same issues that have always concerned me. They are issues that impact the health, welfare and prosperity of our city and future opportunities for our youth and the image of the city of Susanville.
Serving since 2006 as the vice-chair of the Susanville City Planning Commission, I believe there are workable solutions available that will enhance our community and keep our city government strong. My educational background coupled with my experience as owner/manager of a successful business for several years has enabled me to develop the expertise that can make the difference needed on the city council. The time has come for me to share that expertise with my community. My vision for Susanville includes improvements for: