• Town of Ayden Board of Commissioners

    Johnny Davis vs. Eric Todd (Ward 04)

    Sarah Connor vs. Phyllis P. Ross (Ward 05)

    Raymond Langley (Uncontested) (Ward 03)

    Johnny Davis

    Office campaigning for:

    Ayden Town Council

     

    What is your current job title?

    Retired teacher and coach

     

    What is your highest level of education?

    College graduate-------Health and Physical Education

     

    If elected or re-elected, what will be your top priority? Why?

    My top priority is to continue to serve the citizens of Ayden the very best I can.

     

    If elected or re-elected, how will you involve your constituents in the process of making decisions?

    My door is always open. The citizens know I will always listen to them before making any decisions.

     

    Why should voters choose you for the position you are running for?

    Voters know I am well qualified and love Ayden, and I would to love our town to continue to grow.

     

    What three things about you do you most want voters to know?

    I am friendly, firm and fair.

     

    Is there anything else you wish to say?

    I dont go around making promises, but if I am elected I will continue work for our citizens the very way I know.

     

    Eric Todd

    Office campaigning for: Ayden Town Council

    What is your current job and title?

    Retired Law Enforcement

     

    What is your highest level of education?

    Associate Degree in Office Administration

     

    If elected or re-elected, what will be your top priority? Why?

    To be a voice of the people. The citizens elect their choice and that is who needs to have a voice.

     

    If elected or re-elected, how will you involve your constituents in the process of making decisions?

    Help make that the town’s issues that are being discussed to be able to be reached out to every citizen in the community. Emails, Social Media, Live taping of all board meetings.

     

    Why should voters choose you for the position you are running for?

    I have served Pitt County as a Law Enforcement for 28 years. I have seen many boards' members hold positions for too long. Our local government needs change over the years. Elected positions in local and state government is not a career, it is a chance to give the people a voice.

     

    What three things about you do you most want voters to know?

    I have lived in Ayden for almost 30 years. I even helped with a family-owned business in Ayden. I have raised two sons who have now moved out and started their own careers. I am married to Laura Todd, whose family is from Ayden and has served this town for more than 50+ years.

    Is there anything else you wish to say?

    (No response.)

     

    Sarah Connor

    Current Job and Title:

    I am retired from the City of Greenville (31+ Years Administrative Support).

     

    Highest Level of Education:

    I received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Organizational and Development) from Mt. Olive University in Mt. Olive, North Carolina.

     

    If you're elected, what will be your top priority?

    I want all the citizens in Ayden to know me on a personal basis.

     

    Why?

    I believe that in order to be the most effective public servant, one should have the desire to know the community he or she is serving on an intimate basis and its respective needs

     

    If elected, how will you involve your constituents in your process of making decisions?

    I will use the best practical approach which involves listening to the concerns of the citizenry. When issues arise, I will seek input from the citizens in my decision making. I will monitor comments made on the Town’s Facebook page and address them when necessary. I will search for hidden talents within our community to utilize placements on boards and committees. I will encourage attendance at our town board meetings, along with involvement in commission meetings, particularly doing the budget process when possible.  I will also propose to those who are unable to attend public meetings to at least read the minutes of previous meetings and the inserts in monthly utility bills to keep abreast of what’s happening in our Town.

     

    Why should voters choose you?

    If elected I will be a voice for the citizens of Ayden, as well as the 5th Ward.  I will work cooperatively with the Mayor and other elected officials within the Town of Ayden to resolve issues that affect our municipality. I will assist in securing funding through grants and other sources of funding, which can be utilized to improve the infrastructure and services without placing a burden on our taxpayers.

     

    Three things about you want people to know.

    1. I came to “serve” and “not to be served.” I have the qualifications and experience to enhance the future growth and prosperity of Ayden and to better the lives of Ayden’s citizens.

    2. I enjoy advocating for others being a voice for the people.

    3. I am family-oriented, down-to-earth person who very much approachable.

     

    Is there anything else about you want the readers to know?

    I love the Lord, and I live by the following scriptures: Luke 10:27 and Psalm 138:8.

     

    Phyllis P. Ross

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    Raymond Langley

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