Dave’s Track Record

 

  • Caring
  • Concerned
  • Committed to creating change for Lakewood

David Wiechman is committed to making a better future for the people of Lakewood. While others talk about creating change, David has acted upon his convictions with over 30 years of community service. Below is a list of Dave’ s goals, along with a list of some his efforts towards meeting each objective

 

FOR Healthy Neighborhoods and Citizen Involvement

  • President – Citizens for Lakewood’s Future (CLF)
  • Coordinator – Ward 4 Coalition
  • Green Mountain Area Partnership (GAP)
  • President – Union Square Community Association (USCA)
  • President – Green Mountainside Civic Association (GMCA)
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FOR Open Space

    • Lakewood captain – Save Open Space campaign (1999) to fund open space acquistions
    • As co-founder and 1st President of the Union Square Community Association, was instrumental in the creation of Union Square, Wright and Union Ridge parks

 

FOR Strong Public Safety

  • Vice President, West Metro Fire Rescue District
  • Graduate of the Lakewood Citizens Police Academy (CPA)
  • Military service – honorable discharge at the rank of Captain
  • American Legion
  • Jeffco District Attorney’s Citizens Advisory Board

 

FOR Effective Government

  • Citizens for 5A – eliminated Foothills Rec. District overlap & taxes
  • Member – Lakewood Heritage, Culture and Arts Commission
  • Graduate – Lakewood Citizens Planning Academy and Civics 101
  • Task Forces – St. Anthony Hospital, Denver Federal Center, Graffiti Clean-up

 

FOR Growing Small Business

  • Board of Directors – Alameda Gateway Community Association
  • Member of the West Chamber and the Chamber’s Ambassadors
  • Graduate – Chamber’s Leadership Jefferson County
  • Steering Committee – Leadership Jefferson County program
  • Member of Jewell Wadsworth Business Association and West Colfax Community Association

 

FOR Public Education and Helping Youth

  • GMHS Future Search Project
  • Former PTA Officer and Accountability Committee Chair
  • Chair – GM Articulation Area Accountability Commt
  • Jeffco R-1 Strategic Planning and Advisory Committee member
  • GM High School CDM and Ram Parent Movement
  • Youth Leadership Jefferson County Steering Committee