Welcome to the Eastside Republican Club!
Eastside Republican Club provides an
opportunity to get to know other conservatives
and become involved in the political process. Members meet monthly for dinner and to
speakers discuss topics such as public policy, politics and current
Winners of the
2013 ERC Scholarship Essay Program have been announced.
to see the winners and read their
Tuesday, June 4
Tolling I-90 and the Economic Effects for the Eastside
Lee is Mayor of Bellevue, and has served
on the Bellevue City Council since 1993, one
of the few Chinese-Americans in elected
politics. Born in Kunming, Yunnan, in 1939,
Conrad lost his father at age 8. He moved
with his mother to Hong Kong at age ten and
lived there through high school. He came to
the U.S. to attend Seattle Pacific College
and later received his degree from
University of Michigan in electrical
engineering. After working for Boeing and
then as a stockbroker, he was first elected
to Bellevue City Council in 1993 and has
since been re-elected five times. Conrad was
elected Deputy Mayor in January 2010 and
most recently Mayor in 2012.
Wallace has served on the Bellevue City
Council since 2009. A strong advocate for
reducing traffic congestion, he serves on
the Eastside Transportation Partnership
Steering Committee, Light Rail Leadership
group, and the Bellevue Parks and Community
Services board. He is president and COO of
Wallace Properties. He previously served as
a Bellevue Transportation Commissioner,
chair of the Transportation Committee for
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, and
Transportation Committee chair for the
Bellevue Downtown Association. Bellevue has
not raised tax rates since his election to
Mike Cero was elected to the Mercer
Island City Council in 2007 and ran
unopposed in 2011. Mike is very active in
the community volunteering in multiple
Parent's Associations, Rotary and VFW. He
serves on the Renton Airport Advisory
Committee, the Mercer Island Design
Commission and Disability Board and the King
County Flood Control District Advisory
Committee. He has a very strong record of
closely scrutinizing city budgets and
enforcing open and transparent government.
Scheid is retired Coast Guard Captain
and a management and leadership consultant
who is running for Mercer Island City
Council with tolling as a central campaign
issue. He believes that it is bad policy for
the country, state, region and for Mercer
Island, and that there are other and better
solutions. I-90 tolling is an issue of
critical importance to the region since it
is the front line of a battle to toll all
freeways in the Seattle area.
are encouraged to review the information at
in preparation for the meeting.
We meet at VFW Post 2995 in
Redmond; click here for
Dinner is served at 6:00PM; program starts at 6:45PM.
Members: $8 per person, $14 per couple
Non-members: $12 per person.
Membership in Eastside Republican Club
is $25 per household per calendar year.
Memberships expire on the last day of each year, and renewal is due at
the first meeting of the year.