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Orange County Legislature

District 14 - Roxanne Donnery

Representing the Towns of Highlands and Woodbury and the Villages of Highland Falls, Woodbury and Harriman

26 Kings Road
Highland Falls, New York 10928


Personal: (Pedigree)

  • Resident of Highland Falls; Married to James with 4 Children and 6 Grandchildren
  • Haverstraw High School
  • State University Colleges at Buffalo and New Paltz
  • Bachelor of Science, 36 Graduate Credits

Business/Government Experience:

  • Public School Art Teacher, 17 years, East Ramapo, North Rockland
  • State Univ. of New Paltz, Supervisor of Student Teachers, 1 year
  • Owner Frame Shop and Art Gallery, 4 years
  • Owner/Designer Roxanne Interiors, 15 years
  • Present Owner of Bed & Breakfast “Overlook on Hudson”
  • Orange County Legislator, 12 years

Community Involvement: (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Highland Falls/Ft. Montgomery School Board, 18 years
  • President, 6 years; Vice President, 7 years
  • Director of Governmental Affairs, Highland Falls/Ft. Montgomery
  • School District

Political Affiliation:

  • Democrat—Member of the Town of Highlands Democratic Committee
  • Conservative

Important Issues:

  • Affordable Taxes; 
  • Southeastern Orange Water and Sewer Issues;
  • Health and Safety of our Orange County Citizens; 
  • Business Development/Jobs

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

  • Chairwoman of Orange County Legislature - 2009
  • Capital Program Committee; Hudson Valley Regional Council;
  • Orange County Partnership Board; Jury Board; Public Accountability
  • Officer Study Comm.; Southeastern Traffic Task Force Board; Orange
  • County Systems of Care Board; Business Development and Retention Task Force