Dauphin Island: Honesty, Integrity, Transparency

A Challenge Going Forward

In what turned out to be a record turnout, Mayor Jeff Collier won re-election with 75% of the vote. I received 21% and my dear friend Shawn Perloff 4%. With … Continue reading

September 12, 2012


Today is the 11th anniversary of one of the greatest tragedy’s to hit U.S. soil, 9/11. Please say a prayer for our nation, our leaders, and the families and friends … Continue reading

September 11, 2012

Election Edition: Campaign Newsletter 6

Election day draws near. Download your copy of  Final Newsletter 6 – pdf HERE. In this edition: A letter to my fellow islanders Mayor Collier and the POA Mayor Collier Gave … Continue reading

September 8, 2012

Campaign Newsletter 5

Download your Campaign Newsletter 5 In this edition: The Town Did Not Close Driveways Threat Posed by West End Ponds Ignored East End Shoreline Segment Conclusion

September 6, 2012

Shanahan Supports Town Efforts to Prepare for Hurricane Isaac

Dauphin Island, August 27, 2012 – Virginia Shanahan announced her support today for the Town of Dauphin Island’s efforts to prepare for Hurricane Isaac.  Shanahan is in a heated mayoral … Continue reading

August 27, 2012

A Message from Virginia

Election Day is almost here. Before walking into the voting booth, I ask that you consider the following. I decided to run for mayor because of my sincere belief that … Continue reading

August 25, 2012

Campaign Newsletter 3

Download your copy of campaign newsletter 3. HERE In this edition: Comprehensive Plan Aloe Bay/Working Waterfront Restore Act Conclusion As your Mayor I will:

August 24, 2012

Dauphin Island Candidates Discuss Future

DAUPHIN ISLAND, ALABAMA — Mayor Jeff Collier, Virginia Shanahan and Shawn Perloff met with Dauphin Island residents Thursday night to discuss the Island’s future. Hundreds attened a mayoral candidate forum, … Continue reading

August 18, 2012

Campaign Newsletter 2

Click here to download your copy Campaign_Newsletter_2 This edition’s headlines: Our Town’s Mounting Debt. Questionable Budget Practices. What did the NOAA Grants Cost our Town? Why does our Town pay lobbyist … Continue reading

August 18, 2012