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ELECTION: Billie O’Brien a common-sense leader

Letter by Bill R. Brewster, Gig Harbor on Oct. 26, 2012 at 1:35 pm | No Comments »
October 26, 2012 2:03 pm

Please support Billie O’Brien for Pierce County assessor-treasurer.

O’Brien has been my manager for about 10 years at the Assessor-Treasurer’s Office. She is highly qualified and experienced. She has been managing the office for several years now on both the appraisal and the administrative sides. She is well respected in the office and works professionally with customers, county officials and other government offices. She has high standards which she practices herself and can count on it from her employees.

O’Brien is a genuine person and public servant. She has demonstrated this consistently by helping long lines of customers. At tax time, she walks the line making sure people have everything in order before they get to the counter to pay their taxes.

Over the past four years of working under Dale Washam, O’Brien has maintained a high level of professionalism and stability in the office environment. She has kept her focus on her job at hand while her boss has been continually focused on the previous administration’s allegations of falsifications of public records. This again shows how O’Brien can work under the toughest of circumstances and maintain integrity.

We cannot afford to take a chance on electing someone with no experience for this particular office.

 

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