Two candidates file for seat vacated by Nick Paulakis

Two applicants, Francisco Guerrero and Galen Potter, have put in their names for the Sunnyside City Council position vacated by Nick Paulakis at the end of February.

The position in District 4 will run until the end of this year after the new councilor is approved by the council.

The council has tentatively set a schedule that would result in both this position and the vacancy in District 2 being filled by Monday, March 25.

Francisco Guerrero

Francisco Guerrero is a financial center manager at HAPO Community Credit Union in Sunnyside. He is a board member of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and the Workforce Development Council and serves as the vice chair of the city's planning commission.

Galen Potter

Galen Potter works as a lot porter at Tom Denchel Ford in Prosser. He's had seven years experience in block watch and also works with Catholic Family Services kinship care.


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