Vote of No Confidence

The 2024 OVA Board election was record-breaking. The number of ballots cast (1,916) was greater than in any Board election ever, even including the highly divisive pickleball Board election of 2017, and the voter participation was 59.4%, approximately duplicating the 2017 turn-out. Even more impressive was the margins by which the three new directors out-distanced…

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Congratulations to newly elected OVA directors Heidi Klyn, Matt Oliver and Jerry Gladstone. Today the ballots were counted and final results are in. There were 1,916 validated ballots (59.8% of the eligible Oakmont owners), easily surpassing the required quorum of 807 (25%). Vote counts: A short Board meeting was held, in which a resolution was…

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There are innumerable ways of categorizing the 4700 or so members of the Oakmont Village Association (OVA), but for the purposes of this article, I will consider just two categories: What proportion of OVA members are active? As George McKinney, a long-serving and respected member of the OVA Long Range Planning Committee, observed recently in…

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I endorse Matt Oliver, Heidi Klyn and Jerry Gladstone for the 2024 Oakmont Village Association Board of Directors. I will explain why below. These are my personal endorsements and are not those of The Oakmont Observer, which will not have any official endorsements. Author’s note: When I took the job of Editor of The Oakmont…

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This is the second article covering important questions that OVA members submitted, hoping to have OVA director candidates answer them during Candidates Night. The first article, Candidates Night: Questions Asked, listed the 13 questions (out of 49 submitted) that were asked and then answered by the candidates at Candidates night. As you can see, there…

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