CITY OF SEABROOK
MAY 5, 2018
NOTICE OF ELECTION
2018 General Election Candidates (in order as will appear on the ballot)
At-Large Position 1:
Mike Giangrosso has been a Seabrook resident for over 11 years and has lived in the Bay Area for 38 years. He has been married to his wife, Hilda for 20 years and they have two children, Clarissa and Craig. Professionally, Mike has worked in the hospitality industry for over 27+ years. Throughout his career in the hospitality industry, Mike has been known for his commitment to service excellence. Mike has served on the Seabrook City Council from 2011 to 2017 and has served on numerous committees and been involved in several different organizations. No stranger to the Bay Area, Mike has served this community for over 17+ years.
Ed Klein has been a Seabrook resident for 15 years. He retired after 40 years of service at the Boeing Company, with 25 years of engineering executive and program management experience. While employed, he was President of the Employee Community Fund and founder and President of the NASA/CCISD Robotics Booster Club. Upon retirement, he shifted his interests to giving back to the community. He has served as President of the Lake Cove HOA for almost seven years and a Galveston County Master Gardener for five years, recently elected as Treasurer. He is also a certified AARP income tax preparer for seven years now and manages the Webster site. He enjoys extensive international traveling, fishing, and cycling. He has been married to his wife Adel for 33 years and they have two grown sons, the younger son graduated from Clear Lake High School.
At-Large Position 3:
Jeff has been a Seabrook resident since 2004. Having grown up North Dakota, he loves the culture of Seabrook where neighbors meet in every store or restaurant. He has served on the board of the Lake Cove Home Owners Association, and has experience in handling department budgets and timelines as department head and project manager. He understands the importance of working together with clear goals and the need for contingency planning to cover multiple scenarios. Foremost is fiscal responsibility in how taxes are being utilized. With the Highway 146 project, it is important to establish infrastructure and incentivize businesses to remain in Seabrook and build our tax base. Jeff received a doctorate in toxicology from Washington State University and has 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. In his leisure, he and his wife Katia lead a small home church in Lake Cove. Their son, Dylan, attends Seabrook Intermediate School.
David McLendon has lived in Seabrook since 1997. He has both a Bachelors in Construction Science and a Masters in Construction Management from TAMU. With 30 years of experience in the Engineering and Construction industry, he has made a career working in Project Controls as an Estimator, Cost Specialist, Planner/Scheduler, and Risk Analysis Specialist. He has extensive experience in the planning and execution of EPC projects valued from the $100 million to in excess of $1 billion dollars. Currently employed with Fluor in Sugar Land, he shares his knowledge as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston at both the Main and the Sugar Land campuses. He is a Lifetime member of the Construction Industry Advisory Council (CIAC) serving on multiple committees. Cementing his personal education initiative, he has funded a $25,000 Endowed Scholarship for any Texas high school student facing financial hardships planning to attend Texas A&M University.
At-Large Position 5:
Buddy Hammann - unopposed
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