Katherine Bonelli, Orange County Legislative Chairwoman
Brendan Casey, Orange County Commissioner of Emergency Services
Robert Doss, Orange County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services
Michael Villarosa, Orange County Commissioner of Public Works
Paul Arteta, Orange County Sheriff
John Ewanciw, City of Middletown Police Chief
Deborah McBride Heppes, Orange / Ulster BOCES District Superintendent
David Hoovler, Orange County District Attorney
Richard Gaupman, New York State Department of Transportation Regional Director
Peter Cirigliano, New York State Police Troop F Captain
Darcie Miller, Orange County Commissioner of Mental Health
Steven Neuhaus, Orange County Executive
Anthony Geraci, City of Newburgh Acting Police Chief
William Worden, City of Port Jervis Police Chief
All members of the Board are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the Orange County Legislature.
The Traffic Safety Board was created by the Orange County Legislature under Local Law Number 2 of 2008 establishing a Traffic Safety Board pursuant to Article 43, Section 1673 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
The goal of the Orange County Traffic Safety Board is to reduce the incidents of fatal and serious personal injury motor vehicle accidents occurring on the roadways within Orange County, New York. In order to achieve this goal, the Board will foster cooperation and partnerships between all involved individuals and agencies representing law enforcement, education, prevention, and community members. The Board will also review and make recommendations to coordinate and direct activities related to the implementation of the New York State Highway Safety Program as approved by the Governor through the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC).