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Orange County Legislature

Legislative Majority Leader - Melissa Bonacic

Representing the Towns of Deerpark, Greenville, Mount Hope and Wawayanda and the Village of Otisville

P.O. Box 501
New Hampton, NY 10958

Personal: (Pedigree)

  • Married with a twelve year old son
  • English teacher, Valley Central High School

Business/Government Experience:

  • 2002 to present—Orange County Legislator

Community Involvement: (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Minisink Valley Kiwanis

Political Affiliation:

  • Republican
  • Conservative

Important Issues:

  • Job Creation
  • Lower Taxes
  • Safeguard Environment/Open Space

County Roles: (Chairs, Committees, Subcommittees, County Boards, Agencies)

  • Current Majority Leader of Orange County Legislature
  • Past Chairperson—Personnel & Compensation Committee
  • Past Chairperson—Health & Mental Health Committee
  • Past Member—Education and Economic Development Comm., Human Services Comm., Physical Services Comm., Labor Relations Advisory Comm., Public Accountability Officer Study Comm.
  • Member - Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Comm., Public Safety and Emergency Services Comm., Personnel and Compensation Comm.