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Candidate Profile: Amy Bublak

Amy Bublak is running for Turlock City Council. (Michael R. Shea / The Modesto Bee)
Amy Bublak is running for Turlock City Council. (Michael R. Shea / The Modesto Bee)

Name: Amy Bublak

Office sought: Turlock City Council

Political party: Republican

Place of employment and job title (If retired, position at retirement): Police Officer, Modesto Police Department

Birth date, place: January 15, 1965 in San Francisco

Campaign Web site (if applicable):

If married, please list date, place and spouse's name: Dr. Milton Richards and I were married on May 21, 2005 in Turlock.

If you have children, please list their names and ages: None

Education: Schools attended, degrees attained:

  • California State University Stanislaus, BA Sociology and Criminal Justice

  • San Francisco State, MA Public Administration

Have you served in the military? If so, please list rank and bases where you served: N/A

Have you ever been convicted or arrested for a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If so, please explain: No

Have you ever declared bankruptcy? If so, please include dates: No

Have you held any past elected public offices? (include dates): No

Have you held any past appointed public offices? (include dates):

  • Turlock City Planning Commission Fall 2006 to Present
  • Red Cross, Stanislaus County Board of Directors, Fall 2006 to Present

Please list any professional, social, labor or fraternal groups of which you are a member: League of Women Voters

Please list your top three priorities if you are elected to the office you're seeking:

My top priorities include keeping our streets safe, protecting our quality of life and insuring smart growth.

  • The Council must field the best-trained and equipped police force possible in order to fight gangs and protect the public.
  • Turlock must continue to build on its relationship with CSU Stanislaus because the University contributes to our vibrant local economy.
  • Turlock must plan for responsible growth while building a business friendly reputation.