Elections Glade Valley Government 

Chad Weddle Seeks Re-Election as Walkersville Burgess

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I was raised by my grandparents and they instilled in me the importance of giving to one’s community. I have had the privilege of serving the Town of Walkersville as a Commissioner beginning in 1996, and was re-elected by the citizens 7 times, serving 8 terms as a commissioner. Then I was elected Burgess/Mayor in 2015. I also served on the Walkersville Centennial Committee in 1992 and the Walkersville Planning Commission from 1995- 1996.  In June of 2018,…

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Russ Winch Seeks Election as Walkersville Burgess

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I am a registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years of engineering experience serving various industries, for which I have traveled frequently both nationally and internationally. I am currently employed with Bechtel National working primarily in the nuclear sector. I live with my wife Clara (married 30 years) in Old Town, on the corner of West Pennsylvania Ave and Maple Ave in an old historic Victorian which we are currently renovating. Clara is a Certified Professional Accountant, and…

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John T. Zimmerman, Jr. for Walkersville Town Commissioner

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I have lived in Walkersville all of my life. I have been married to Debbie Zimmerman for 33 years, and we have three children; J.T., Jayme, and Jenna. We have five grandchildren; Aubrey, Johnny, Adalyn, Ella, and Clara. I am part owner of Auburn Farms Inc; Walkersville’s only working dairy farm. I have been involved in the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company since I was 16. I am currently the President of the fire department and have held various…

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Dan Yeeles for Walkersville Town Commissioner

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I am a retired government employee. I live on Greenwich Drive. My children attend WHS and WMS. They have participated in GVAA and high school athletics. We have a dog, she is a golden doodle. I chose Walkersville as safe place for my wife and children. I want to keep it safe. I am a US Army Veteran and I graduated from the University of Maryland. Currently, I serve on your Zoning Board of Appeals, the County’s Gaming…

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Tom Gilbert for Walkersville Town Commissioner

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I was born and raised in Walkersville. Both sets of my grandparents are from Walkersville. I graduated from Walkersville High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science in 1975 and Masters of Science in 1978 from the University of Maryland, both degrees in Agricultural Resources and Economics. I began my 37.5 year career at Farm Credit in Frederick in September of 1978 and retired from there in April 2016. I married my wife, Ellie in December…

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