District 18

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Robert C. Sassi

District 18

Phone: 845-545-2659

Email Robert C. Sassi

Representing the Towns of Crawford and Wallkill.


  • Married to Patricia with two children
  • Proud graduate of SUNY Orange
  • BA, Siena College
  • MS, SUNY New Paltz 

Business/Government Experience

  • New York State licensed realtor
  • Former small business owner
  • Adjunct Professor, SUNY Orange
  • Retired Teacher, Valley Central High School, Montgomery, NY
  • Orange County Legislator 1994-1997
  • Former Councilman, Town of Crawford 2012-2017  

Community Involvement

  • Member: Board of Directors, Braeside Camp, Town of Wallkill
  • Wallkill East Rotary
  • Supervisory Committee, Hudson Heritage FCU
  • Coach, Pine Bush Little League
  • Youth in Government Coordinator, Orange-Ulster BOCES
  • Former School Board Member, Archdiocese of New York

Political Affiliations

  • Republican
  • Conservative
  • Independence 

Important Issues

  • Opioid Epidemic
  • Economic development and job creation
  • Education
  • Seniors
  • Veterans
  • Youth 

County Roles

  • Personnel and Compensation Committee, Chairman,2021 to present, Member 2018  
  • Education and Economic Development Committee, 2018 to present
  • Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee, 2018 to present
  • Human Services Committee, Chairman 2019-2020  

Special Committees:

  • Chairperson, Labor Relations Advisory Committee 
  • Member, Opioid Addiction Committee
  • Former Chairman, Opioid Addiction Committee

County Boards/Agencies:

  • Member, Interagency Collaboration "County Team"