District 20

Joel Sierra

Joel Sierra

District 20

255 Main Street

Goshen, New York 10924

Cellphone: 845-281-4839

Email Joel Sierra

Representing the City of Middletown

Personal (Pedigree)

  • Life-long resident of Middletown, New York
  • Career Fire Fighter for the City of Middletown/ IAFF Local 1027

Business/Government Experience

  • Owner/Operator of Sierra Automotive, Inc. since 1995 
  • Certified New York State Building and Fire Code Enforcement Officer 
  • Former Alderman, City of Middletown (2005-2014)
  • Former Member, City of Middletown Finance Chair (6 years)
  • Former Member, City of Middletown Board of Estimate (6 years)

Community Involvement (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Chairman, Middletown Democratic Committee (10 years)
  • Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, City of Middletown (5 years)
  • Former Vice Chair, Orange County Democratic Committee (4 years)
  • Executive Board Member, Orange County Democratic Committee

Political Affiliation

  • Democrat
  • Endorsed by Independence, Conservative and Working Families Parties

Important Issues

  • Public Safety
  • Quality of Life
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Economic Development

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

  • Member, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Member, Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Member, Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee
  • Former Member, Personnel and Compensation Committee
  • Former Member, Health and Mental Health Committee

Special Committees:

  • Member, Orange County Economic Development and Gaming Committee
  • Member, Opioid Addiction Committee
  • Former Member, Labor Relations Advisory Committee