says leadership needed
...Larry Mickelsen, candidate for clerk of the District Court in Cassia County, wants to develop customer friendly offices.
"I think I am the man for the job," he
has developed his
leadership abilities through many years in the military and being active in his
"We need to have more customer oriented, customer friendly offices.Citizens
need to know they will be provided for properly and expeditiously," Mickelsen
People come first and customers need to feel this is a place to have problems solved.There needs to be some reorganization and a closer knit group of people working together.
"Change needs to be made," he
would like to provide that change in the form of uplifting leadership.Mickelsen
would like to develop some cross training with employees so they understand each other's basic jobs.
"That way they can provide assistance to each other in the time of need," he
appreciates Darrell Roskelley and all he
"But I feel I can provide stronger leadership and better organization," he
said.Mickelsen was born and raised north of Rupert and graduated from Minico High School.He attended Rick's College and the University of Maryland.He spent 22 years in active duty in the Army and is a retired Master Sergeant and a Vietnam veteran.He
was awarded many honors for his
worked in Germany for 10 years in private industry and for the United States Government in computer maintenance, sales and service.He
developed budgets and functioned within the established financial guidelines.He
moved to Oakley from Heidelberg, Germany in June 2000.
"We liked the small town.It is quiet and trusting," Mickelsen
said.Mickelsen is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.He is a former bishop, high counselor, stake president's counselor and stake president.Mickelsen
will serve all the citizens of Cassia County and use his
financial background to prepare and maintain the county budget as well as use his
computer skills and experience to provide progress for the county.
"It's time for new ideas.This could be of great value to the citizens of Cassia County," he
Published May 2, 2002