Incumbents Pick Up For Red Bank Posts; Lambert Qualifies To Run Again For East Ridge Mayor

Monday, August 18, 2014

Incumbents Floy Pierce and Rick Causer have picked up papers to run for new terms on the Red Bank Commission.

Commissioner Causer, who has submitted qualifying papers, is also in the at-large race along with Mayor John Roberts.

Vice Mayor Pierce is in the District 3 contest. Terry Pope has qualified for District 1. Eric Fairchild and David R. Smith have picked up papers.

In East Ridge, Mayor Brent Lambert qualified to seek re-election. He will face Vice Mayor Jim Bethune and citizen activist Frances Pope. 

Kurt Faires and Blane Haywood qualified for the Ridgeside Commission.

Kenneth Bell and Peter Hetzler qualified for Walden mayor and Karen Paul Stone qualified for Walden alderman. Bill Trohanis qualified earlier for alderman.

The qualifying deadline is Thursday at noon.

Red Bank Commission

Commission at large

John Roberts Qualified

Rick Causer

District 1

Eric Fairchild

David R. Smith

Terry Pope Qualified

Floy Pierce

District 3

Dalton Alexander Templeton

Edward Lecompte Qualified

East Ridge Council

Robert Stahl Qualified

Jacky Cagle Qalified

Doris Rogers Qualified

Brian White Qualified

John Clemmer

Robert Bedwell Qualified

Larry Sewell Qualified


Jim Bethune Qualified

Frances Pope Qualified

Brent Lambert Qualified

Lakesite Commission

William Neighbors Qualified

Valerie Boddy Qualified

Curtis L. Jones Qualified

Kenneth Wilkerson Qualified

Signal Mountain Council

Chris Howley Qualified

Susan Robertson Qualified

Robert Spalding Qualified

Annette Allen Qualified

Dick Gee Qualified

Soddy Daisy Commission

Chuck Moore

Rick Nunley Qualified

Robert Cothran Qualified

Collegedale Commission

Phil Garver Qualified

John Turner Qualified

Ethan White

Nathan Smith

Ridgeside Commission

Janet Jobe Qualified

Kurt Faires Sr. Qualified

Beth Rousch

Blane Haywood Qualified

Terry Turner



Kenneth Bell Qualified

Peter Hetzler Qualified


Bill Trohanis Qualified

Karen Paul Stone Qualified

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