Four candidates are running in the Nov. 6 election for two available seats on the Dana Point City Council.
Denton, 65 is Dana Point planning commissioner and attended Chabot College, Saddleback College, UCLA Extension. No degree.
He has served as Dana Point Planning Commission, 1997 to present, currently chairman; executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, Rainbow Technologies, Irvine.
Web site: normdenton.com
Carlos N. Olvera
Olvera, 70, is a retired professional engineer who attended Brigham Young University, and has a BS in mechanical engineering, 1972.
His experience includes Dana Point Planning Commission, 1989-94, former chairman; Dana Point Underground Utility Committee, 1990-94, former chairman; Orange County grand jury, 2002 -03, former foreman; Orange County Historical Commission, 2011-present, appointed; Dana Point Historical Society, past president nine years.
Web site: carlosforcouncil.com
J. Scott Schoeffel
Schoeffel, 57, is a Dana Point councilman and attorney, who attended UC Santa Barbara, BA, biological sciences, 1976; UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), juris doctor, 1980.
He has served on the Dana Point Planning Commission, 1997-2008 (chairman multiple terms); Dana Point City Council, 2008-present (mayor 2011; mayor pro tem 2010); San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency board of directors, 2010-present (chairman July 2011-June 2012; vice chairman July 2010-June 2011).
Web site: scottschoeffel.com
Stevenson, 61, is a business development manager with an MPA, School of Health Services and Public Administration, Long Island University, 1984; BS, School of Public Administration, University of Southern California, 1972.
His experience included serving in business development and sales management in the electronics industry,1987-2012; vice president, Regatta Homeowners Association, Dana Point, 2001-02; manager for Suffolk County, N.Y., Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. (a public-benefit corporation),1975-87; liaison to Suffolk County legislature and Teamsters union representing off-track betting managers, 1984-86.
Web site: moveaheadwithedstevenson.com