District 1

Michael Amo

Michael Amo

District 1

Phone: 845-545-0479

Email Michael Amo

Representing the Village of Kiryas Joel and Towns of Monroe, Palm Tree and Woodbury.

Personal (Pedigree)

  • Retired from NYS Office of Mental Health
  • Graduate Degrees in Health Services Administration and Communication
  • Published author of book on Abuse in Long Term Care
  • Thoroughbred Racing Fan

Business/Government Experience

  • Health Services Administrator (retired)
  • Long term Care Consultant
  • Chair of Board of Directors-Thoroughbred Racing Fan Association, Inc.
  • Chairman, Board of Directors - ThoroFan

Community Involvement (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Past President/Director (Emeritus) Mental Health Association Board of Directors
  • Board of Directors, Brain Tumor Foundation

Political Affiliation

  • Independence Party

Important Issues

  • Human Services and Long Term Care
  • Traffic Flow Improvement in Southern Orange County
  • Water/Sewer issues in Southern Orange County

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

  • Member, Human Services Committee
  • Member, Health and Mental Health Committee
  • Member, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Independence Party Leader
  • Former Chairperson, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Health and Mental Health Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Human Services Committee

Special Committees:

  • Chairperson, Valley View Advisory Committee
  • Member, Orange County Economic Development and Gaming Committee 
  • Member, Orange County Sewer District No.1 Advisory Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Orange County Economic Development and Gaming Committee