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Orange County Legislature

District 4 - Curlie W. Dillard

Representing the Town and City of Newburgh

Personal:  (Pedigree) 

  • Born in Leighton, Alabama and moved to Newburgh, NY in 1952
  • Newburgh School System
  • Albany State College, Albany Georgia
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • Married with three sons, one granddaughter and one god-daughter

Business/Government Experience: 

  •   Four years as a City of Newburgh Councilman
  •   Counselor at the Orange County Employment and Training Administration
  •   Housing Counselor at the Coalition for People’s Rights 
  •   Director of the Neighborhood Prevention Company
  •   Interim Executive Director of the Newburgh Housing Authority 2005-2007

Community Involvement: 

  •   Past Member, Regional Economic Community Action Program, Inc.
  •   Past Board Member, Orange County Human Rights Commission
  •   Past Board Member, Elant Inc.
  •   Past member, Jaycees
  •   Past President, Newburgh Chapter of National Assoc. of Black Social Workers
  •   Member, Psi Phi Fraternity
  •   Member, Nimrod Masonic Lodge Newburgh, NY
  •   Deacon trainer, Ebenezer Baptist Church Newburgh, NY

Political Affiliation: 

  •   Democrat

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

  • Member, Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Member, Human Services Committee
  • Member, Ways and Means Committee
  • Member, Labor Relations Advisory Committee
  • Past Member, Personnel and Compensation Committee