District 2

Janet Sutherland 2nd Legislative District

Janet Sutherland

District 2

Phone: 845-500-2115

Email Janet Sutherland 

Representing the Villages of:

  • Otisville
  • Greenville
  • Middletown
  • Mount Hope
  • Wallkill
  • Wawayanda


  • Resident of Orange County for 24 years
  • Married to husband Rob for 27 years; 4 children
  • Bachelor in Social Work from the Catholic University of America
  • Masters in Social work from Tulane University
  • Social Worker at John A. Flannery Middle School at Orange-Ulsters BOCES 
  • Licensed Master of Social Work 

Business/Government Experience

  • Member, New York State National Associaton of Social Workers (NYS NASW) 
  • Member, Wallkill Republican Committee 
  • Member, National Federation of Republican Women
  • Member, Orange County Federation of Republican Women
  • Former Councilwoman, Town of Mount Hope
  • Former Member, Mount Hope Republican Committee
  • Former Realtor, The Green Team Home Selling System

Community Involvement (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Member, Otisville Lions Club
  • Volunteer, Warming Stations

Political Affiliation

  • Republican
  • Conservative

Important Issues

  • Opioid Addiction
  • Veterans
  • Mental Health
  • Families and Services

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

  • Chairperson, Human Services Committee
  • Member, Health and Mental Health Committee
  • Member, Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Former Member, Ways and Means Committee
  • Human Rights Commissioner

Special Committees:

  • Chairperson, Opioid Addiction Committee
  • Member, Opioid Addiction Committee