Dutchess County Executive Molinaro Elected 2nd Vice President of NYSAC
NYSAC elections were held this week in Sullivan County.
County officials from across the state elected Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro to serve as 2nd Vice President for the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC).
Organized in 1925, NYSAC is the only statewide municipal association representing the interests of county leaders, including legislators, supervisors, county executives, administrators, commissioners and other county officials from all 57 counties and the City of New York.
NYSAC represents counties before federal and state officials and works to inform county officials through conferences, workshops, reports, and extensive communication.
“We welcome County Executive Molinaro to the NYSAC executive committee. He brings a unique understanding of state and local government that will help us continue to make a difference as we advocate on behalf of counties across the state,” said NYSAC President Scott Samuelson, Sullivan County Legislator.
Mr. Molinaro was elected as Dutchess County's 7th County Executive in November 2011. At 36, he took office as the youngest County Executive in county history. He was re-elected for a second term in 2015. He was first elected to public office at the age of 18 in 1994, serving on the Village of Tivoli Board of Trustees. In 1995, he became the youngest mayor in the United States. He was re-elected mayor of Tivoli five times and elected four times to the Dutchess County Legislature. In 2006, he was elected to represent the 103rd District in the New York State Assembly.
“NYSAC provides county leaders with a platform to share innovative ideas, and collectively voices our concerns to state and federal lawmakers. The association's leadership and commitment to good government is critical to all of our counties, and I look forward to continuing to work with NYSAC on its executive committee,” said County Executive Molinaro.
"We are grateful that County Executive Molinaro will be joining our Executive Board. His experience in both local and state government as well as his commitment to positive, collaborative leadership will serve our members well as we work together for New York's counties and local taxpayers,” said NYSAC Executive Director Stephen Acquario.
|The New York State Association of Counties is a bipartisan municipal association serving all 62 counties of New York State, including the City of New York.
Organized in 1925, NYSAC's mission is to represent, educate, serve and advocate for member counties and the thousands of elected and appointed county officials who serve the public.
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