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Race for Geneva supervisor heating up

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Kayla Bunge
March 25, 2009
— The race for Geneva Town Board supervisor No. 1 features an incumbent, who is completing his first term in office, and the man who held the office for the previous two terms.
Bob Cramer

Age: 74


Address: N3233 Larch Road, Lake Geneva.


Job: Retired small business owner.


Education: Attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa; took an upper management course through Dale Carnegie Training.


Community service: Director of the Walworth County Lakes Association, 2003-present; president of the Lake Como Beach Property Owners' Association, 1999-2008.


Elected posts: Geneva Town Board supervisor, 2003-07.


Major campaign issues: "My goal is to extend accessibility, research how other communities handle similar situations and maintain relationships with government agencies to better position the township for grants and government funding." He also said he has the experience, the relationships and the time to best serve township residents.


Bob Kamps (I)

Age: 45


Address: 1343 Tomike St., Lake Geneva.


Job: Maintenance in the Williams Bay School District.


Education: Graduate of Badger High School; did an apprenticeship with a local electrician and plumber; working online on a bachelor's degree in ministry from Newburgh Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Ind.


Community service: Member of the Como Community Church Board, 2006-present; volunteer in the Lake Geneva schools, 1997-2007; coach at the Geneva Lakes YMCA, 1990-2000.


Elected posts: Geneva Town Board supervisor, 2007-present.


Major campaign issues: "For the past two years, we have worked hard rebuilding relations with our surrounding towns and cities, and we need to keep up relations with them. We need to keep our government open to the voters, which we have done. We need to keep moving forward, not back to the old administration."



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