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Morrisville City Council Member Endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate

By February 13, 2018 No Comments

Morrisville, NC- Morrisville City Council Member Jerry Windle endorses Wiley Nickle for North Senate District 16.

Here is Council Member Windle’s full endorsement statement: “I’m very proud to endorse Wiley Nickel for the North Carolina State Senate in the 16th District. In the Senate, Wiley will work hard to support a strong community school system for Western Wake County- one of my passions. He will fight to protect our environment and supports a true commitment to renewable energy. Wiley understands that diversity is a strength and is passionate about making North Carolina an inclusive state, where everyone feels welcome and secure. North Carolina was once a progressive leader in the South — I am confident that with Wiley Nickel in the State Senate, we will move one step closer to being a leader once again on these important issues. The newly created 16th District covers Cary, Morrisville and NW Raleigh. This is an important election, we need to show all of NC that we get out the vote. I encourage you to join me in voting for Wiley Nickel in the Democratic primary on May 8th.”

In response to this most recent endorsement, Wiley Nickel said, “I’m excited to have the endorsement of Council Member Jerry Windle. Jerry understands the importance of public school education, sustainable growth, and having diverse and an inclusive community. When elected to the state senate, I look forward to working with Jerry to build a stronger community in Morrisville and across our state.”

Meet Jerry.

Jerry Windle was elected member of the Morrisville City Council in 2017. He was born and raised in a small town in northern California.  To help his parents financially, Jerry joined the United States Navy at 17, immediately following his graduation from high school.  After a year of enlisted service, Jerry was selected to attend an Officer preparatory program and ultimately graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and a Commission as an Ensign in the Navy’s Supply Corps. Jerry served 11 years on active duty, during which he was awarded two Navy Achievement Medals and two Navy Commendation Medals.  He served the remainder of my naval career as a reserve officer.
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Following my military service, Jerry started a career in the Healthcare Industry & the Pharmaceutical Industry. Currently, Jerry is a senior leader at Duke University Health System.