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Orange County Legislature

District 3 - Paul Ruszkiewicz

 

Contact:
          
E-mail: pruszkiewicz@orangecountygov.com

Representing the Towns of Minisink, Warwick and Wawayanda

 


Personal: (Pedigree)

  • Born in Orange County grew up in Pine Island, New York
  • Resides in Pine Island, New York
  • Warwick Valley High School (1994)
  • SUNY Cobleskill (AAS 1996)
  • Cornell University ( BS 1998, Masters 2000)
  • Married to Jennifer, two children John and Ashley
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing and outdoor activities

Business/Government Experience:

  • Co-Owner/Operator, John Ruszkiewicz Farms
  • Member, Town of Warwick Planning Board 2012-2014
  • Member, Town of Warwick Community Preservation Board 2010-present

Community Involvement:

  • President, Orange County Vegetable Growers Association
  • Board Member, Orange County Farm Bureau
  • Board Member, Pine Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, Wallkill Valley Drainage Improvement Association

Political Affiliation:

  • Republican
  • Conservative
  • Independence

Important Issues:

  • Agriculture
  • Drainage improvement and flood mitigation in the Black Dirt region
  • Economic Development and Job Creation

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

  • Current Chairperson: Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Member, Health and Mental Health Committee
  • Member, Physical Services Committee