I feel deeply committed to serve as a devoted caretaker of this amazing place known as Island County, and having lived on Whidbey Island and spent the last nine years working intimately with the Board of Island County Commissioners, I wish to continue the forward movement of both sense and compassion established by Helen Price-Johnson and other community leaders.

- Melanie Bacon


Professional and Notable Endorsements

I strongly endorse Melanie Bacon for District 1 County Commissioner.  As head of Human Resources at the County she knows the playing field and has the proven abilities to manage an operation of that complexity.  We intensely value our unique island environment and she has the values and abilities to both protect and enhance our cherished rural character 
I have known Melanie Bacon through her presence in the Island County community, and worked with her during campaigning this primary season. Melanie evokes the true spirit of a fair leader, is focused and dedicated to the Island community members and leading our neighbors into the next challenges that confront us. Her background and life experiences provide her with insight, compassion and tenacity to see situations through to the conclusions that will move our world in a positive direction. 

I wholeheartedly endorse Melanie in her quest to be our Island County Commissioner. She will work hard for each and every one of us!

Join me in voting for her!

 - Suzanne Woodard 


- Dr. Grethe Cammermeyer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarethe_Cammermeyer


- Letter of Recommendation from Stefani Christensen

Whidbey News-Times Link

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Letter: Bacon would think globally, act locally as commissioner

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:27pm

  • Letters to the Editor

  • Editor,
    The name Melanie Bacon will be on the Aug. 4 ballot for Island County commissioner, District 1, the seat being vacated by Helen Price Johnson. The top two will be on the Nov. 3 ballot.
    Melanie is my choice for this important position, which closely affects our daily lives. She is a good listener, and her varied background experiences place her in the position of readiness. She has worked in Island County government for 10 years and is the current Human Resources director. 

    "I support your campaign because you are obviously the most qualified candidate and you have Helen’s endorsement."

       - Diane Kendy

    Melanie has also been endorsed by outstanding Island County citizens, including but not limited to:

    Ann Adams
    Mitch Allen
    Margaret Anderson
    Cynthia Applegate
    Larry Behrendt
    Shirley Reith Bennett
    Susan Berg
    Bruce Berton
    Sue Berton
    Dave Bieniek
    Robert Boehm
    David Bonvouloir
    Stacie Burqua
    Sally Cahill
    Tom Cahill
    Dr. Grethe Cammermeyer RN PhD
    Ann Campbell 
    Captain Thomas Campbell, USN retired
    Ria Claassen
    Kenneth Cohen
    Jim Colton
    Craig Cyr
    Kat Daniel
    Richard Draves
    Kim Drury
    Tim Economu
    Marianne Edain
    Sharon Emerson
    Dean Enell
    Judith Evans-Lovelace
    Michael Ferri
    Rebecca Foote
    Nick Fowler
    Tom Fox
    Simon Frazer
    Anthony Fryant
    Linda Fryant
    Senator Georgia Gardner
    Janet Garrow
    John Ginn
    Julie Glover
    Carol Goldberg
    Marshall Goldberg
    Paul Goldfinger
    Leonard Good
    Linda Good
    John Graham
    David Gray
    Dayle Gray
    Jack Gunter
    Marshall Hall
    Thom Hall
    Henri Hardenberg
    Sally Hardenberg
    Bill Harper
    Eileen Harper
    Senator Mary Margaret Haugen
    Sharen Heath
    Jackie Henderson
    Maureen Henderson
    Nancy Hepp
    Jerry Hill
    Heidi Hoelting
    Kim Hoelting
    Donna Hood
    Art Huffine
    Merri Huffine
    Fritz Hull
    Vivienne Hull
    Rick Ingrasci
    Sego Jackson
    Janet Jaehning
    Diane Jhueck
    Janet Johnston
    Deborah Jones
    Kim Jordan
    Phil Jordan
    Gary Kanter
    Mary Kanter
    Leslie Kelley
    Sean Kelley
    Diane Kendy
    Robert Kenny
    Ervin Knezek
    Linda G. LaMar
    Susan Lindsey Cohen
    Shelly Loewen
    Perry Lovelace
    Tamara MacKner
    Col. John Mac Namee (Marine, Retired)
    Ian MacGowan
    Molly MacLeod-Roberts
    Paul Mathews
    Karen McInerney
    Ann Medlock
    Peter Morton
    Nancy Nordhoff
    Janice O'Mahoney
    Joni Panciera
    Karen S. Pasewark
    Blair Paul
    Jan Paul
    Janice Pickard
    Bill Poss
    Kate Poss
    LaVerne Power
    Leigh Power
    Helen Prince Johnson
    Irene Puhr
    Valerie Reuther
    Linda Ade Ridder
    Billie Risa-Draves
    Melody Risner
    Crispin T. Roberts
    Lee Roof
    Joann Roomes
    David Rose
    Lenna Rose
    Mark Rose
    Pam Schell
    Sue Sell
    Phil Semas
    Robin Semas
    Eva-Maria Sher
    Ron Sher
    James Sherman
    Denise Sparks
    Lanny Sparks
    Janet St. Clair
    Laura Strehlau
    Steve Strehlau
    Captain Kelly Sweeney
    Frances Sweeney
    Carolyn Tamler
    Rich Tamler
    Lori Taylor
    Peggy Taylor
    Babette Thompson
    John Thompson
    Jack Tingstad
    Sue Tingstad
    Karen Vanderbilt
    Donna Vanderheiden
    Lynne Weynand
    Jamie Whitaker
    Larry Whitaker
    Randy White
    Jim Wills
    Judith Winquist
    Robert Winquist
    Bob Wolters
    Suzanne Woodard
    Marie Wyatt
    Chuck Yates
    Sue Todd Yates
    Daunne Zinger


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