Newcomer challenging incumbent treasurer
Mae E. Collins (I)
Address: 7641 E. Stateline Road, Clinton
Education: Graduated from South Beloit High School
Community service: Member of Clinton Homemakers, South Beloit Legion Auxiliary
Elected posts: Town of Clinton treasurer since 1983
Major campaign issue: "To continue providing friendly, helpful assistance to taxpayers. Providing a detailed financial history of the town to assist the board in making fiscally responsible decisions. Maintaining accurate financial records and submitting timely payments."
Elisa A. Gilbertson
Address: 9347 East County P, Clinton
Job: Service representative at Social Security administration
Education: Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Lakeland College, Sheboygan. Earned an associate's degree in accounting and an Advanced Technical Certificate of Financial Planning from Gateway Technical College, Elkhorn.
Community service: Volunteer for Mercy Regional Hospice and American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Elected posts: None so far
Major campaign issue: "As a long-time resident of our community, I now have the time and experience to stand for elected office. My background and education include extensive computer knowledge, accounting, tax preparation and budget work. I will provide accuracy and accountability for all facets of budgeting that will assist the township with financial decision-making."
Last updated: 9:48 am Thursday, December 13, 2012