Palmer wins fourth term in clean sweep |

Palmer wins fourth term in clean sweep

Incumbent Nancy Palmer won the Sierra College board of trustees race for Trustee Area 6 with 66.83 percent of the vote Tuesday night, after 59 of the 101 precincts were counted.

This is the third time Palmer’s been re-elected. She’s been a member of Sierra College board of trustees since 1994.

“I’m amazed,” Palmer said at her victory. “I thought I had no chance. I’m terribly excited because I love working for Sierra College.”

Palmer has been actively involved in many nonprofits in the community. She’s the president of the Placer County Treasury Oversite Committee, membership chairwoman of Rotary District 5190, and a member of the Grass Valley Rotary Club.

“The board (of trustees) and the president have already decided that in January, we will have to sit down with the president and the different vice presidents and deans and figure out what repairs need to be done, mostly in Rocklin, and exactly how much it’s going to cost, and set a priority list to figure out where we are going to get the money,” Palmer said, about things she would do in the next few months.

At 11:37 p.m., Tuesday night, the returns were:

• Palmer earned 15,179 votes.

• Challenger Martin Harmon earned 7,479 votes.

Harmon is a public works senior engineering inspector for the City of Lincoln. He’s also the vice president of the board of directors for Western Care construction in Rocklin and manager of Gold Country Ranch in Nevada City.


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