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Orange County Legislature

Legislative Majority Leader - Melissa Bonacic


Representing the Village of Otisville, Greenville, Middletown, Mount Hope, Wallkill and Waywayanda 

Business/Government Experience:

  • 2002 to present—Orange County Legislator

Community Involvement: (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Minisink Valley Kiwanis

Political Affiliation:

  • Republican
  • Conservative

Important Issues:

  • Job Creation
  • Lower Taxes
  • Safeguard Environment/Open Space

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

  • Majority Leader 2010-Present
  • Past Chairperson—Personnel & Compensation Committee
  • Past Chairperson—Health & Mental Health Committee
  • Past Member—Education and Economic Development Comm., Health and Mental Health Comm., Physical Services Comm., Labor Relations Advisory Comm., Public Accountability Officer Study Comm.
  • Member - Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Comm., Human Services Comm., Public Safety and Emergency Services Comm.