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District Elections Notice: In light of the order Governor Inslee gave to "Stay at Home to Stay Safe" during remarks at 5:30 PM on March 23, 2020, changes to our Board of Supervisors Election are as follows:

Our election will continue as planned with a change in “in-person” voting only.  For those voters expecting to vote in-person, they will be able to call Election Supervisor Selena Corwin at (253) 358-9240 by 8pm on Wednesday, March 25th to request that a ballot be delivered to them. There will be signs at the Pioneer Park Pavilion (original location of polling site), our office, our website and District social media sites saying such.  

Once a verbal request has been received, a ballot (it will be color coded different than mail-in ballots) will be hand delivered to their home (following strict social distancing procedures) with a self-addressed and stamped envelope by 12:00 midnight on the 25th. Instructions to mail it in with a postmark deadline of March 31st will be included.   

The ballot packet shall consist of voting directions, candidate statements, ballot, secrecy envelope and self-addressed and stamped envelope.

Please note that if you already received a ballot via our “mail-in” process, those need to be postmarked no later than March 25th.


Candidate Statements:

Cindy HaverkampCindy HaverkampIn 2018, my fellow board members unanimously voted for me to serve out the term of a retiring board member. Since then, I have advocated for conservation districts in Olympia, attended area and state-wide convenings, volunteered with my family at numerous events and strengthened relationships with our many partners. Please retain me so that I may continue guiding Pierce Conservation District in its vitally important work.

Learn More About Cindy Here.

Mark MaurenMark MaurenAs a small farmer in Puyallup and long-term steward of natural resources across the State of Washington, I believe the services provided by the Pierce Conservation District are vital to a healthy future. The District must evolve as the county’s population grows, weather patterns change, forests and the agricultural base shrink and habitat becomes more fragmented. My broad background in natural resource management (forest, aquatic and conservation), program management (recreation, transaction, aquatic, timber sales and landscape planning), fiscal and policy development will add value to the board and the Conservation District as it addresses these challenges.

Learn More About Mark Here.

Elected Position: The person in this position serves on the Pierce Conservation District Board from 2020 until 2023. The position is currently filled by Cynthia Haverkamp of Steilacoom. Interested candidates must be registered voters who reside within the boundaries of the District. Candidates may be required to be landowners or operators of a farm, depending on the current composition of the District board of supervisors. The filing deadline for candidates to file their forms is February 26th by 4pm. Interested candidates must file their candidate information at the following location; Pierce Conservation District, 308 West Stewart Avenue / P.O. Box 1057, Puyallup, WA 98371. Candidate forms for this position can be found as Form PF-A and Form PF-B at the link provided; www.scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments/. These forms are also available from the District Elections Officer, whose contact information is listed at the bottom of this notice.

Voting: The Pierce Conservation District uses two methods for participating in the District election:

  • In-Person: You may appear in person at the Pierce Conservation District’s office, 308 West Stewart Ave., Puyallup, WA 98371; between 4pm and 8pm on March 25, 2020 and vote in person. You will be required to show identification to verify that you are a qualified voter. To be considered qualified you must be a registered voter who resides within District boundaries.
  • By Mail: You can request a ballot to be mailed to you by providing your name, mailing address, residential address, and legal signature to the District Elections Officer (listed below).

To be eligible to vote in Pierce Conservation District Board Elections you must:

  • Be registered to vote in Pierce County
  • Reside within District boundaries, which includes:
    • Unincorporated Pierce County, City of Bonney Lake, City of Buckley, City of Dupont, City of Fircrest, City of Gig Harbor, City of Lakewood, City of Milton, City of Orting, City of Puyallup, Town of Steilacoom, City of Sumner, City of Tacoma, and City of University Place

To have your ballot counted you must be a registered voter who resides within District boundaries. Ballots must be requested by 4pm on March 4th to be placed upon the list to receive “by-mail” ballots for the 2020 election.

For further information about District elections, to request candidate forms or ballots, or for any other question about the District in general, contact the District Elections Officer;

Selena Corwin, District Elections Officer 

Pierce Conservation District 

P.O. Box 1057 

Puyallup, WA 98371 

253-845-9770 ext. 101 

selenac@piercecd.org

Click Here to Request a Ballot by 4:00pm March 4th