Candidate Questionnaire from March 9, 2017: Rutland Township Clerk – Arnold J. Klehm

Categories: Elections,Questionnaire

Return to Candidate Questionnaire

NAME: Arnold J. Klehm


Rutland Township Clerk

1.  Why are you seeking this position?

I feel that it is time for me to give back to the community.

2.  What experience and background do you have which qualifies you for this position?

I have an MM in Accounting and Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, as well as experience in corporate and volunteer organizations, and so have a solid background in governance, accounting and financial controls. I have been involved with the operations of family businesses, and currently am on the Board of Directors, serving as Secretary, for Kriisa Research, Inc. I have served as Treasurer for the Elgin Symphony Family Board, Chairman of my congregation Immanuel Lutheran in East Dundee, Chairman of the American Orchid Society Chicago Regional Judging Center, and am currently stage manager for the Elgin Master Chorale. I am an Intuit QuickBooksOnline Certified User.

3.  What will be your greatest challenge if elected?

I’m certain unexpected challenges await, and I’m also confident that I can meet them.

Release for publication? YES

I will attend the forum? YES

Return to Candidate Questionnaire

Campaign Policy

Elections and voting are core concerns for the League of Women Voters. Year in and year out, Leagues are committed to providing fact-based information about issues and the positions candidates take on those issues to help voters make their own decisions and participate in the process.

The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office or political parties. Any use of the League of Women Voters name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.