Below is the candidate statement for Lawrence "Larry" McCook, one of three residents vying for the two-year seat on the Rancho Santa Margarita City Council in the November general election.
The statement is unedited (bullet points were added to denote indented material), and can be challenged for matters of fact through Aug. 25.
Here are links to all candidates for RSM City Council:
CANDIDATE FOR RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA CITY COUNCIL MEMBER
A distinctly different candidate choice with worldwide successful business development experience who has never been elected or appointed to any political office. I am willing to and have already started the task to bring new clean industry to Rancho Santa Margarita thereby creating new jobs.
Former President/CEO for 25 years in the semiconductor equipment industry with Fortune 100-500 customers worldwide.
An unequaled record of attending all but four Rancho Santa Margarita Council Meetings over the last three years. Ready to assume RSM responsibility on day one.
Served 2005-2011 as an Advocacy and Legislative Representative for Trabuco/Trabuco Mesa Schools in Rancho Santa Margarita fighting for school funding with State and National government officials.
Father of three loved and loving children. Suzanne, Tom and John who is an 8th Grader at Santa Margarita Intermediate.
Currently BU14 AYSO 630 Soccer Coach Rancho Santa Margarita.
An active member of The American Legion giving active support to Marines based at USMC Camp Pendleton.
Driver for WWII Veterans to school speaking engagements for past 12 years.
Usher San Francisco Solano Catholic Church Rancho Santa Margarita.
Past National Vice President – The University of Alabama Alumni Association.