Sam Oliverio — Putnam County Legislator
Sam is a a life-long resident of Putnam Valley. He is an Army veteran who has devoted his entire life to public service. For the past 30 years working in our Putnam Valley School District guiding our youth into making good life choices, to his entrance into governmental work over 20 years ago to assist the parents and grandparents of those young individuals; Sam has always believed in “giving back to his community through public service.”
Sam has helped Putnam Valley secure our beautiful Senior Center, has helped secure historical designation for Peekskill Hollow Road, helped secure a Sheriff’s Sub-station at Oregon Corners, helped provide an ambulance flycar service in our Town, has always voted for what is best for our citizens and not what is convenient or politically appeasing, has always been a fiscal conservative and has never stopped working hard for the young people, parents and grandparents of the town that he loves.
Wendy Whetsel — Putnam Valley Town Board Member
Wendy Whetsel is an experienced member of Putnam Valley’s town board. She initiated and supported a town-wide oil co-op to provide lower oil prices for residents, worked hard to successfully protect Peekskill Hollow Road from unwanted and unnecessary expansion, initiated the flaging of historic homes and has consistently supported sustainable economic development for our town.
Wendy and her husband have lived in Putnam Valley since 1980. Wendy was a founder of the Putnam Valley Residents Coalition in 2001 when over 800 homes and apartments were proposed for Putnam Valley. Wendy loves working with her friends and neighbors and is a member of the Putnam Valley Grange 841, supporting the local agricultural community.
Steve Mackay — Putnam Valley Town Board Member
Steve Mackay is a former postmaster of Putnam Valley, with 39 years of experience in the postal service, including 25 years of management experience. He is a Past President the Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps and has served on its Board of Directors. Steve is also a member of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Honor Corps.
Steve has recently designed and implemented an Aquatics program for middle school children in the Peekskill NY public schools. He is also the Aquatics Coordinator at Camp Floradan in Putnam Valley. Steve is a 37-year resident of Putnam Valley. He has been married for 25 years and has two children.