San Clemente Mayor Lori Donchak bases her platform on fiscally responsible, carefully managed growth of San Clemente,…More according to her profile on the <a href="http://san-clemente.org/sc/standard.aspx?pageid=38">San Clemente city Web site</a>.</p>
<p>Since 2001, Donchak has served on the Planning Commission, the Coastal Advisory Committee, the Architectural Design Committee and the Downtown Business Association Branding Committee.</p>
<p>Donchak graduated from Northwestern University; the college of Science in Education. She received an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.</p>
<p>She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club and the Historical Society.</p>
Councilman Jim Dahl, according to his biography on the city's website, has lived in town for more than 45 years.
<p>He was a firfighter for the Orange County Fire Authority, making the rank of captain before retiring.</p>
<p>Dahl was elected in 1996 and finished his fourth term as mayor in December 2010. </p>