Darrell Gilbert, 41
Occupation: Union carpenter
Past or present community service/public office: Trustee for South Fork Baptist Church; Drexel Pool Board. Currently on City Council.
Why do you wish to serve your community on the Board of Aldermen?: I serve my community because I have lived in and around the Drexel community my entire life, along with raising my family here. I want Drexel to be a successful town and I want people to want to move to our community.
What qualifications/leadership do you feel that you can bring to your community?: The qualifications I bring are 12 years of working in Drexel along with five years being a carpenter foreman.
What would be your top priorities for the community you would serve, if elected?: If I am reelected my top priorities are to continue our sewer project of upgrading it along with bettering our parks and recreation areas.
Note: Drexel East Ward alderman candidate Raymond Fink did not return a candidate questionnaire.