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  Christiansen, Robin R.
NameRobin R. Christiansen
Address714 Carol St.
Dover, Delaware 19904, United States
Born September 04, 1950 (69 years)
Last ModifedScott³
Aug 05, 2006 12:03am
InfoRobin R. Christiansen has served as Councilman of the City of Dover for 18 years:
having been elected to serve as Councilman of the Fourth District from May 1983 through May 1989;
as Councilman At-Large from May 1989 through May 1993;
and as Councilman of the Third District from May 1993 through May 2001;
appointed to serve as the City of Dover’s first Council President - a position he has held with honor and distinction since its creation, from May 1990 through May 2001.

Robin R. Christiansen served as a member and Chairman of the Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fire Prevention Code Board of Appeals and the Safety Advisory Committee, and as a member of the Parks and Recreation Committee, Legislative and Finance Committee, Chamber of Commerce and County Government, Downtown Dover Development Corporation, and Dover Library Commission.

Occupation/former occupation: Inspections account representative, Simplex Grinnell; former employee of Safeway Stores for 18 years.

Family: wife, Cindy, a teacher in the Lake Forest School District; children: Sean, 25, Shannon, 22, Alexis, 20, Katherine, 14, Madison 7; daughter-in-law, Beth and grandson, Troy.

Pertinent organizations: Holy Cross Church, Dover High School Alumni Association, Dover Little League, Dover High School PTO.

Hobbies: Carpentry, sports, gardening and historical collectibles.

Education: Graduate of Dover High School, Class of 1968; Delaware State College (major in history and political science).

Prior political experience: Dover City Council 1983-2001, serving as council president and vice mayor from May 1990 through 2001; president, Delaware League of Local Governments; member, National League of Cities; Council for Police Training, a two-year term, appointed by Gov. Tom Carper.

Have lived in Dover for: 32 years. Associated with the area for 41 years.


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