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“LEADING CITIZENS”

RE-POSTED

9/3/22,  5:00PM

THIS IS A RE-POST FROM JUNE 2021 & PROVIDES BACKGROUND REGARDING THE CRR BOARD OF DIRECTORS PASSAGE OF 3 RETALIATORY/PUNITIVE RESOLUTIONS-A YEAR LATER, ON JUNE 20, 2022.

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6/28/21,  3:24PM

“LEADING CITIZENS”

“Someone at DPSST is responsible for violating our right to privacy”

As published in last Friday’s (6/25/21), story, “GREETINGS MARK”, we reported on former Crooked River Ranch Director Mark Schneider’s “FALSE/UNFOUNDED” complaints he submitted in 2020 to the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) against John Stevens’ private investigators license and Ranch Matters News Service.

Schneider denied any responsibility, demanded proof and our story provided the proof.

Ranch Matters recently obtained from DPSST more records relevant to the complaints that included documents on a thumb drive that Schneider submitted to DPSST. The thumb drive revealed multiple video/audio segments, email threads, reports and other records submitted by Schneider as part of his complaint package.

Also included in the drive was a letter from Schneider, dated April 20, 2021, to DPSST complaining about the release of his documents, that had been Ordered by the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ).

Letter ATTACHED

Schneider questioned the DOJ’s Order,

Schneider questioned the DOJ’s Order, DPSST’s decision to dismiss the complaints as “FALSE/UNFOUNDED” and argues for reopening the case. He adds, that based on his“interpretation” DPSST’s decision was incorrect.

Schneider is angry that Stevens obtained a copy of his complaint and asked, “why does John Stevens have a copy of the original complaint?” He goes on, “Someone at DPSST is responsible for violating Our right to privacy.”

“OUR”

Former Director Schneider is upset that DPSST did not redact “all of the other names that CO-SIGNED the complaint” referring to a list of names sent as witnesses by Schneider. He submitted a signed witness sheet labeled: “John Stevens Code of Conduct Complaint Signature Page” and referred to them as the “main leading citizens” for apparent impact.

Luckily, Schneider identified the “leading citizens” of the Ranch Association, but at the same time complained that their names were made public and in “the hands of John Stevens.”

Schneider said, “John Stevens has put all of these names on his website “Ranch Matters,violating their rights.”

OUR LEADING CITIZENS/COMPLAINT CO-SIGNERS:

Herb Carter, John Aubrey, Ted Carlin, Ben Johnson, Liz Hagn, Martha Blake, John McFadden, Stuart A, Steinberg, Mike S. O’Brien, Patricia Ann Kelley and John L. Kelley.

 

Also in April of this year, Schneider emailed DPSST stating, “I hope you have redacted my information and all the people that co-signed the complaint before releasing. Somehow, John Stevens has a copy of the signed signature page with all the co-signers. Since there is only one place he could get it, that is a problem. He has been calling the co-signers and harassing them“.

“HARASSING THEM”?

While preparing our story, “BULL SHEET”, we reached out to some of the people that signed Schneider’s witness sheet. We asked or left the following message:

“We’re calling you regarding a recently received SIGNATURE PAGE from DPSST that was submitted by Director Mark Schneider to DPSST on March 12, 2020. Your name appears on the SHEET, do you recall signing the SHEET? If yes, why did you sign it and explain how it came about-who approached you?”

Of the 11 names listed, we used the above message and made contact with 3 and left messages for the others. No response.

Schneider and his “CO-SIGNERS” signed the complaint,

“I certify that the information provided on or WITH this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge…”

TRUE & CORRECT?

Ranch Matters Staff