Dana Bullen, Candidate for Dexter Township Treasurer
The 29-year-old data coordinator wants to streamline transparency in the township if elected.
Name : Dana Bullen
Place of residence: Dexter Township
Family: Married to Jonathan Friedman
Attended college : Yes
College : Albion College
Degree : Bachelor of Arts
Year of graduation : 2005
University : University of Michigan
Year of graduation : 2009
Job titles held : School Media Specialist
Employers : Hillel Day School
Job titles held: Data Coordinator
Employers: University of Michigan
Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for position: Dexter Township Treasurer
Chamber/district: Dexter Township
Previous elective offices : Previously been elected as treasurer at three separate organizations.
Current public or community service: I am a teacher and school librarian.
What are three key issues that you're seeking to deal with if elected?
Increase government transparency by using technology to improve access to government information. One way this can easily be accomplished is by updating the township website.
Support a permanent fire station in Dexter Township to ensure quick emergency response times.
Preserve and enhance the rural character in Dexter Township through an intelligent approach to zoning. After speaking with many people that live in the township, I realize that this is a very important issue that will impact the quality of life for those who live in Dexter Township. Being fiscally responsible as well as analyzing all relevant data to make the most informed decisions will benefit the community.