Saturday, March 29, 2008

Claude Hunter Press Release for Woodlands Texas Township Election March 10, 2008

Claude Hunter announces candidacy for Director - The Woodlands Township

For more than ten years Claude Hunter has been an active volunteer in all aspects of The Woodlands governance and planning for a future fully elected governance for The Woodlands. Claude has served as Vice President of The Woodlands Association since 2000 and President and Vice President of The Woodlands Recreation Center and Secretary of The Community Associations of The Woodlands and of The Woodlands Fire Department Boards of Directors. He has served as a Director of Municipal Utility District No. 67 since 2002 and as a Trustee of The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency. As a full time volunteer, he serves on most of our community’s committees. He has worked with Scouting, YMCA and other youth organizations for most of his life. He was recognized as The Woodlands Association’s Outstanding Volunteer for service with Covenant Administration.

As a primary advocate of resident’s needs, Claude also appreciates the economic importance of maintaining an outstanding business and commercial sector. As The Woodlands Association’s exofficio member of The South Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce for many years Claude brings elected resident perspective and supports Economic Development Partnership work to maintain a high quality business and commercial sector for The Woodlands Township.

Claude is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of The University of Texas and a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County and The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Academy. He and his wife, Peggy, are native Texans with two daughters and four grandchildren. Claude retired from Texaco Research and Development after 30 years service in technical training, product testing, design of computerized information systems and customer technical service assignments. He developed and led a 1-800 technical service operation serving the US, Latin America and West Africa and was technical advisor for Texaco’s Nascar and Indy Car Programs. Claude believes service to community is an honor and a privilege. He works well with others to meet the needs of all The Woodlands residents. He communicates daily and seeks input through a website at and uses resident input and relationships with other officials to achieve community needs. Claude has no affiliation with any company doing business in The Woodlands, except for the non-profit corporations that comprise our governance. Claude seeks the support of The Woodlands Township voters to allow him to continue to provide his proven leadership as we transition to a fully elected governance in 2010. His campaign website is:

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