Oakmont News Staff
Mark Randol and Wayne Van Bockern were newly elected and Heidi Klyn, Noel Lyons and Jeff Young were re-elected to the Oakmont Village Association Board of Directors, according to results released April 5.
The vote totals are Lyons, 1,174; Randol, 1,171; Klyn, 1,143; Young, 989, and Van Bockern, 763. As the candidates wit the most votes, Lyons, Klyn and Young will serve two-year terms. Van Bockern received a one-year term.
The election results were announced at alive-streamed organizational meeting. The new board then re-elected Tom Kendrick, president; Klyn, vice president; Lyons, secretary, and Elke Strunka, treasurer.
Kendrick thanked Carolyn Bettencourt and Marianne Neufeld, who were leaving the board, for their work. He said Bettencourt asked “good, tough” questions and worked hard to help the board understand complex issues. He called Neufeld “a mainstay” in many roles and thanked her for her “tremendous work” on fire safety. Lyons said “We were fortunate and blessed to have both of you.”
OVA Election At-a-Glance
Results of the 2021 OVA Board election, in which 1,460 votes were cast:
Noel Lyons 1,174
Mark Randol 1,171
Heidi Klyn 1,143
Jeff Young 989
Wayne Van Bockern 763
Ken Smith 752