The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Joplin Election

April 2, 2012

Ryan Jackson

JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin voters will choose three City Council members in voting Tuesday.

Two will be selected to fill general seats from a field of five candidates. The two incumbents, Morris Glaze and Bill Scearce, are being challenged for those seats by Ryan Jackson, Jim West and Shaun Steele.

Jackson, 29, 1728 Wall Ave., was a candidate for City Council in 2006. He has served on the city’s Public Safety Tax Task Force, the Joplin Regional Airport Board and the city’s Traffic Commission. Jackson is employed by Railroad Salvage and Restoration and G.F. Wiedeman International. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi.

Jackson is a founding member and executive committee member of the Young Professionals Network and a member of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the boards of the local America Red Cross chapter, Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity and the Joplin Historical Society. He also is a member of the Joplin Rotary Club, Joplin Jaycees, Joplin Elks Lodge and the Masonic Lodge.

He was assisted in circulating nomination petitions by Lee Jackson, Mary Romero, Lee Smith, Logan Stanley, David Starrett and Beth Claybrook.

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    Hutchinson, 67, 4512 W. 27th Place

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    Colbert-Kean, 44, 527 N. Moffet Ave.

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  • Steele, Shaun 030612.jpg Shaun Steele

    Steele, 40, 230 N. Sergeant Ave.,

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    Glaze, 61, 3321 Delaware Ave.

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  • 031408 William Bill Scearc.jpg Bill Scearce

    Bill Scearce, 70, 626 Jaccard Place

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    Jim West, 61, 1602 Valley Ave.

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  • Ryan Jackson 030812.jpg Ryan Jackson

    Ryan Jackson, 29, 1728 Wall Ave., was a candidate for City Council in 2006.

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