Five people apply for vacancy on the Chester Town Board

Chester. The vacancy was created when Councilman Orlando Perez resigned so that his wife could take a position in the town clerk’s office.

| 17 Feb 2021 | 02:16

    Five letters were received by the town of Chester applying for Orlando Perez’s vacant position on the town board.

    Perez resigned so that his wife could take a position in the town clerk’s office.

    The rules of the town would not allow her to be hired while he sat on the board.

    The candidates

    Dr. Antonio Ardisana served as a dental consultant with New York City and the Orange County Medical Examiner as forensic odontologist. He was a New York State trooper surgeon and served on New York State Navy Militia.

    He was a 911 first responder with NYC Medical Reserve Corp during search & rescue efforts during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. His rank is Lieutenant Commander. Ardisana was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for superior performance as a senior dental officer. He is now a dentist practicing in Liberty and has practiced dentistry since 1980.

    Larry Dysinger served on Chester Planning Board for several years. He ran his own construction business and currently is working to put together the town’s lighting ordinance.

    Brandon D. Holdridge served in high school for a local state assemblyman. He was on the student senate in college. He worked full-time for State Senator David Carlucci.

    Karen A. Myszka-Ostberg is a lawyer with considerable experience in municipal law and public administration.

    Robert W. Klein, CPA, served as town budget director in 1983 and 1984 and served as budget advisor to Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus.

    Interviews will be scheduled in the next ten days to two weeks.