District 9

L. Stephen Brescia

L. Stephen Brescia

Chairman of the Legislature, District 9

Email L. Stephen Brescia

Representing the Town of Montgomery, Village of Maybrook and the Town of Wallkill.

Personal (Pedigree)

  • Sons, Vincent and Nicholas
  • Graduated University of Tennessee (Bachelor of Arts in Political Science)
  • Graduated Valley Central High School (Regents Diploma)
  • Enjoy travel, racket ball, boating, football, movies and history

Business/Government Experience

  • Branch Manager, Rowley Lumber/Strober (1995-2008)
  • Outside Sales-Probuild (2008-2010)
  • Mayor, Village of Montgomery (1990-Present)
  • Trustee, Village of Montgomery (1987-1990)
  • Orange County I.D.A. Member (2001-present)
  • NYS Fire Prevention and Building Codes Council (Gubernatorial Appointment)

Community Involvement (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • General Montgomery Day Community; UNICO National;
  • Wallkill Masonic Lodge Number 627; former Rotarian (5 years)

Political Affiliation

  • Republican

Important Issues

  • Taxes - maintain the same level of services while not increasing taxes
  • Public Safety - keep protecting our citizenry from crime, fire, terrorism and natural disasters
  • Economic Development - job creation and attracting tax rateable businesses

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

  • Present Chairman of the Orange County Legislature
  • Former Chairman, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Chairman, Personnel and Compensation Committee
  • Former Chairman, Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee
  • Former Chairman, Environmental Facilities & Services Committee
  • Former Member, Personnel and Compensation Committee
  • Former Member, Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Former Member, Human Services Committee
  • Former Member, Health and Mental Health Committee
  • Former Member, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Member, Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee
  • Former Member, Physical Services Committee 
  • Former Member, Ways and Means Committee 
  • Special Committees:
  • Former Member, Off-Track Betting Committee
  • County Boards/Agencies:
  • Member, Orange County Industrial Development Agency
  • Member, Orange County Funding Corporation