Austin Hansen and William Christiansen

Monday, March 24th 2008, 10:18 am
By: News On 6

Austin Hansen and Bill Christiansen are candidates for Tulsa City Council District 8. 

Democrat Austin Hansen is employed by American Airlines as an Overhaul Support Mechanic.  A longtime resident of Tulsa, he has lived in District 8 for about 18 months.  He became interested in city government after working with city engineers in an attempt to get a traffic light installed at a busy city street.

Hansen is single with no children.

Bill Christiansen, incumbant, is a Republican candidate for City Council District 8.  He holds a commercial pilots license and is president of Christiansen Aviation based at the Jenks Riverside Airport.  He is also an adjunct profession at OSU-Tulsa in the aviation department.

Christiansen has resident in District 8 for 10 years.  He currently serves as City Councilor for District 8.  Christiansen is married with two children.  He is a member of Southside Rotary and is a corporate sponsor of the Jenks Public School's "Adopt a Classroom" program.