Marshall F. Orenic

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Marshall Orenic received his Associate’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Laurel Ridge Community College. After graduation, Orenic moved out to Colorado. He worked in various restaurant management positions in Colorado as well as when he moved back to the Harrisonburg area 10 years ago. Recently, Orenic has moved to the insurance industry and has held various management and sales related jobs with Massanutten Resort [2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8].

Key Issues

Budget

Orenic believes the school board budget could be allocated more wisely [3, 8].

Government

Orenic argues that keeping public officials such as police officers and city managers is important. Furthermore, Orenic advocates for making sure all parts of the city have representation on council [3].

Housing

Orenic believes in lowering the real estate tax. Furthermore, Orenic advocates for laws in favor of real estate developers [3, 6, 7].

Mental Health

Orenic believes in promoting awareness for mental health and promoting existing resources to help mental health challenges [3].

Urban Planning

Orenic believes the city needs to be more timely when reacting to overpopulation, specifically highlighting the overcapacity of Harrisonburg High School and the city’s 12-year wait before responding, and he seeks to plan for future growth [3, 8].

Endorsements

John Massoud, GOP Chairman, Virginia’s 6th Congressional District

Sources

1 VPAP
2 LinkedIn
3 Marshall for City Council
4 Allstate
5 Facebook
6 WHSV
7 Daily News-Record: Two Independents Join…
8 Daily News-Record: At Least Four…