BrownwoodNews.com sent five questions via email to all of the candidates running for office in Brown County during the March 2024 Republican Primary. The following are the answers submitted by David “Doc” Reid:
How long have you been a part of the Brown County community? – To what extent have you been a part of local government?
David ‘Doc’ Reid has lived in Brown County for most of his life, having graduated from Blanket High School in 1980 and moved back to Blanket where he currently presides after briefly living in Abilene. Though he has yet to take a position in local government, Reid has worked in the field of sales for the majority of his career.
What is your vision for the future of Brown County? – What changes would you advocate for and why?
Reid’s vision for the future of Brown County is to further the community outreach to the young people living in the area. Regarding what changes he would advocate for upon election Reid says that we should “look for different options of careers that will allow our younger generation to grow up in Brown County.”
Regarding your prospective position, what do you consider your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
Reid stated that though he has never served in local government prior to the elections, he would consider his strength to be his experience in problem solving, management experience, and handling budgets.
What do you consider the biggest challenge of the position you are running for? – What areas need improvement and why?
The biggest challenge facing Reid’s campaign for County Commissioner is the inability to help everyone at once. He stated that he “will need to prioritize different issues and stay within the budget.” As far as improvement is concerned, Reid believes nothing can determined until the role of office is filled with a routine schedule that shows what’s going on.
What has been your greatest accomplishment in your career? – In your personal life?
Reid’s greatest accomplishment in reference to his career is the capability to develop consistent loyalty with both the company and the people he has worked for in the past. In reference to his family, Reid’s greatest accomplishment is his faith, family, and health.