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MARK CHANDLER, MAYOR, was elected to the Lodi City Council in November 2014.
Mr. Chandler is a 7th generation Californian whose family history revolves around agriculture. He has a degree in Agricultural Business from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a graduate of the esteemed California Agricultural Leadership Program. Mark's 30+ years in California wine included his role as Executive Director of the Lodi Winegrape Commission from 1991 to 2011, where he helped expand the number of Lodi wineries tenfold. For his efforts, he was named Sunset Magazines' Wine Professional of the Year and was recently listed among the Top 100 Most Influential People in US Wine by INTOWINE.com. Mark and his wife, Jan, farm 180 acres of vineyards in the Lodi appellation, and he provides marketing services to clients across Northern California under his firm, Chandler and Company.
Voice Mail: 333-6800 x9293
E-Mail: Mark Chandler, Mayor
DOUG KUEHNE, MAYOR PRO TEMPORE, was elected to the Lodi City Council in November 2014.
Mr. Kuehne ("Keen") was born in Reno, Nevada, and graduated in 1978 from Reno High School where he was active in both the Cross Country and Track teams, as well as the music program.
After managing a carpet company in Sacramento, Doug decided to go into business for himself and started his own company only a short year after moving to Lodi in 1983. He founded and owns Lodi's King's Carpet Service. At the same time Doug was engaged in running his small business, he was also active in the industry on a larger scale. From 1998 through 2007, Doug served as director for the Carpet and Fabricare Institute (CFI), as an instructor in industry certified courses, as an international board member on the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and as a business coach for start-up and owner-operator carpet cleaning companies.
In addition to running his company, Doug is active in the community, having been a member of the Kiwanis of Greater Lodi for over 20 years and serving as Vice President and President from 2004 to 2006. He has also been involved as a member on TOPP's Advisory Council and as a volunteer for the Business Leadership Summit in Stockton for 17 years.
Doug believes his experience with the Lodi Planning Commission, especially as Chairman (2006-2007) and Vice Chairman (2005-2006) makes him uniquely qualified for service on the Lodi City Council. While on the Planning Commission, he chaired and contributed to meetings on the Stockton-Lodi Greenbelt, residential and commercial development, Lodi General Plan, codes and regulations, and attended the League of California Cities.
Doug and his wife, Robbi, have five children: Ashley Tassano, Bryson Tassano, Hope Kuehne, Grace Kuehne, and Hudson Kuehne, who recently passed away.
Voice Mail: 333-6800 x9292
E-Mail: Doug Kuehne, Mayor Pro Tempore
BOB JOHNSON, COUNCIL MEMBER, was elected to the Lodi City Council in 2004, re-elected in 2008 and 2012, and has previously served as Mayor.
Born and raised in New York City, he has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from St. Bonaventure University. He served for several years in the United States Marine Corps attaining the rank of Captain. He is a Vietnam veteran. Following his military service, Mr. Johnson was employed for more than 20 years in the financial industry in a variety of sales, marketing and management positions in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. More recently, he had been a self-employed real estate appraiser in the Central Valley.
Since moving to Lodi, Mr. Johnson has been an active volunteer in the community. He has served as President of the Lodi District Chamber of Commerce and was a Parks and Recreation Commissioner for 16 years. Now that he has retired, he devotes the majority of his free time to Council-related activities.
E-Mail: Bob Johnson, Council Member
JOANNE MOUNCE, COUNCIL MEMBER, was elected to the Lodi City Council in November of 2004, re-elected in 2008 and 2012, and has previously served as Mayor. Ms. Mounce received an Accounting Certificate from South Lake Tahoe Community College and her Associates Degree with Honors from San Joaquin Delta College. With over 25 years of accounting experience, she owned and operated an accounting service specializing in payroll services and business development. Ms. Mounce currently works with Dougherty CPAs, Inc., a prominent Stockton certified public accountant firm. As the firm's Manager, she leads the company's Client Services Department, as well as provides direction to future growth and development. Ms. Mounce is a third generation Lodian and has been a long-time advocate of the aging areas of Lodi. For enjoyment, JoAnne volunteers for many community organizations.
Voice Mail: 333-6800 x9286
E-Mail: JoAnne Mounce, Council Member
ALAN NAKANISHI, COUNCIL MEMBER, was first elected to the Lodi City Council in November of 1998 and subsequently in November 2010, and has previously served as Mayor.
Voice Mail: 333-6800 x9288
E-Mail: Alan Nakanishi, Council Member
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