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Statement of Purpose
The Sonoma County Taxpayers’ Association (STCA) is non-profit and non-partisan. We are a public policy advocate encouraging the adoption of sound government fiscal policies while at the same time drawing attention to mismangement and waste. Our purpose is to monitor public spending and provide information and recommendations to both taxpayers and government that will result in efficient, effective and quality public service.
Longevity: SCTA was established in 1945 to serve the taxpayers.
Credibility: Public opinion holds that SCTA is the most respected organization of its kind in Sonoma County.
Unbiased: SCTA is a totally non-partisan organization.
Diversification: The board of directors and general membership is made up of men and women representing diverse areas of the county and diverse perspectives.
Voice: SCTA is your voice at Board of Supervisors, city councils and regulatory board meetings protecting your tax interests.
Protection: SCTA is often the only organization working to protect you from run-away taxation.
Accountability: We hold local government accountable for their spending by reviewing their budgets and monitoring expenditures.
Tax Savings: SCTA has saved Sonoma County taxpayers millions of dollars.
Information: It is very difficult to stay on top of all the issues which affect your tax dollars, therefore SCTA provides insights and capsulized information through its newsletter which go to all members.
Integrity: SCTA’s only interest is you, the taxpayer of Sonoma County.
We are Committed to:
* Accountability by government
* Balanced government budgets
* Responsible government spending
* Excellence in education
* Efficient government
* Effective government
* Quality public service
* Eliminating government waste
* Voicing outrage at irresponsible government spending
* Monitoring government spending
The Sonoma County Taxpayers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization which accepts no government funds, and was formed in 1945 by local citizens to represent taxpayers’ interest. It continues today as a strong voice for cost-effective, accountable government and asks for your backing and participation.
Board of Directors and Officers
|Officers & Executive Committee|
|Jack Atkin, President||Real Estate|
|Tim Hannan, Vice President||Attorney|
|Roy Thylin, Treasurer/Secretary||Retired CPA|
|Dan Drummond, Executive Director||Attorney|
|Mike Lavin||Retired Corp. Executive|
|Preston Smith||Real Estate|
|Bob Williamson||Retired Controller|
|Jack Geary||Rehabilitation Consultant|
|Mark Burchill||Business Owner|
|Thom Glenn||Retired Businessman|
|Tom Croft||Financial Planner|
|Schuyler Jeffries||Architect/Former Mayor|
|Jack Abercrombie||Retired Business Owner.|
|Joanne Sanders||Business Owner|
|Kurt Hahn||Retired City Exec.|
|Mike Robertson||Civil Engineer|
|Clay Mitchell||Repeal SMART|
|Bryant Moynihan||Real Estate|
|Leon Scarbrough||Retired Pilot/Agriculture|
|Lee Schaller||Dental Surgeon|
|Phil Talamantes||Retired Business Owner|
|Richard Harkness||Retired Business Owner|
|Kirk Veale||Business Owner|
|Creed Wood||Retired Medical Doctor|