You matter; your input and ideas matter; and I am ready to listen. The people of Chanhassen care about their community and are passionately engaged; therefore, the expectation is that their mayor will listen. No more feeling discouraged or disenfranchised - I want you to feel empowered knowing that collaboration is central to my role as mayor and to living in a strong, connected community.
A mayor does not have all the answers. That is why it is imperative to ask the tough questions and be willing to challenge what I am often told, "the way it has always been done". Let's be forward-thinking, encourage innovative approaches to the business at hand, and learn from the missteps of the past. We are in this together - let's learn from each other to develop collective, thoughtful solutions that position Chanhassen to thrive.
I am energized about the future of Chanhassen. We have the unique opportunity to help shape our community by making decisions that benefit our current residents and attract new people and businesses that desire a high quality of life. As Mayor, I will lead the charge in being a positive representative of Chanhassen and someone who champions the people and businesses of this incredible community. I believe in the people of Chanhassen and am committed to serving you proudly.