2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner Helaine Zack 18th District

gardenORANGEtop2016 Candidate Interview garden16_ann_perryCounty Commissioner Helaine Zack 18th District (video)

(Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2016)

Huntington Woods, MI – County Commissioner Helaine Zack is running for re-election in the 18th District, which includes Huntington Woods, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Oak Park and Royal Oak Township.  She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary and on Nov. 8 has a Republican opponent named Steven Zimbberg.

Zack is in her 14th year as County Commissioner.

garden16_ed burns Aug“I’m a social worker by profession and my own personal mission is to make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities,” Zack said.  “Being County Commissioner gives me the opportunity to help everyday people solve everyday problems and work on some other community issues to make life better for people.”

In her interview with oc115, Commissioner Zack talked about successes such as the jail diversion program, serving on the Area Agency on Aging, working on a plan to match funding to local cities for road projects, working on expanding family leave for county employees and working with animal activists to push for a new animal care center at the county complex.

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All candidates are invited to do an interview and we are doing our best to connect.  If you are a candidate that needs information, please email us at editor@oc115.com.

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Learn more about this candidate’s campaign at: http://www.friendsofhelainezack.com/.


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