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Orange County Legislature

District 18 - Daniel C. Depew

Representing the Towns of Crawford and Wallkill

211 Howells Turnpike
Middletown, New York 10940


Personal: (Pedigree)

  • Graduate of Pine Bush High School
  • Graduate of O. C. Community College and SUNY New Paltz
  • Homeowner, taxpayer, life-long resident of the County and District
  • Married

Business/Government Experience:

  • Former Councilman, Town of Wallkill
  • Former Deputy Supervisor, Town of Wallkill
  • County Legislator (2006 to present)
  • Airport Manager/Small Business Manager
  • 8 years of experience as an elected official
  • Degree in Political Science/American Government

Community Involvement: (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Pine Bush Law and Leadership Academy
  • Relay for Life—Pine Bush
  • 4-H/Sportsman/Agricultural Background
  • Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board
  • Hudson Valley Regional Council of Boy Scouts—Nominating Comm.

Political Affiliation:

  • Moderate Republican
  • Fiscal Conservative

Important Issues:

  • Energy efficiency; Control government spending; Support and education for volunteer fire and EMS workers; Small business development

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

  • Chairman- Public Safety and Emergency Services Comm.
  • Member- Physical Services Comm.
  • Member-Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Comm.
  • Past Chair-Health and Mental Health Comm.
  • Past Chair-Energy and Resource Conservation Comm.
  • Past Member-Green Building Study Comm.