Long-time board Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District members Tom Horning and George Stacey passed the torch to incoming board members Jeremy Mills and Veronica Russell during the district’s regular board meeting this past Tuesday night. Mills and Russell won the seats during a special election this past May.
Horning, a board members since July of 2009 was voted in as a Seaside City Council member during the general election last fall. Stacey, who has been serving since he was appointed to fill a board vacancy in July of 2010, was also an original SEPRD board member during its early formation and chaired Sunset Pool’s building committee in the late 1970’s.
Mills, a local State Farm agent and Russell, a development specialist with the Providence Seaside Foundation will be sworn in during the upcoming July meeting and will sit alongside current board members Michael Hinton, Alan Evans, and Ed Hassan.