Aileen Gunther was elected to the New York State Assembly in 2003 after the untimely death of her husband, Jake. Aileen spent most of her youth in Orange County. After marrying Jake, they decided to raise their three children in Sullivan County. Aileen received her nursing degree, and spent many years working at Catskill Regional Medical Center. After working in various nursing units, she accepted the Infection Control position before moving on to become the Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management. Aileen is a fierce advocate for the people she represents. She fights for increased funding for our schools, fire departments, and access to health care for all New Yorkers. Aileen worked with Governor Cuomo to lower middle class taxes, close a $15 billion deficit, and to reduce state spending. In 2011, Aileen helped pass much needed ethics reform to restore public trust in state government. For these reasons, Aileen was voted the best politician in the area by The River Reporter. Aileen continues to fight for her constituents, and will work to ensure that the Sullivan and Orange county area remains a great place to call home.
Ms. Patterson is a Licensed Registered Professional Nurse and Registered Nurse Practitioner and joined Crystal Run in 2011. Ms. Patterson earned her Master of Science as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY. In addition to her recent appointment to the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Ms. Patterson currently holds and serves on the following Boards and Committees: SULLIVAN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Sullivan County Health Services Advisory Board, SUNY Sullivan Advisory Board, Vice President of SullivanArc Foundation Board, and Hudson Valley Walk to Cure Arthritis Committee.
A life-long resident of Roscoe, Nancy and her husband Rob raised their two children in Roscoe and still live there today. Nancy loves to spend time with her family, especially her four grandchildren. Nancy is an active member of the local community and a proud supporter of Trout Town USA!Nancy served as Deputy County Treasurer in the Sullivan County Treasurer’s Office from December 2000 to December 2014, when she was unanimously appointed by the Legislature to be placed in the position of County Treasurer. Nancy won her bid for election as County Treasurer in November 2015.
Susan Dollard is a native of Sullivan County, and is married to Timothy Dollard from Rock Hill, NY. As a retired teacher from Monticello Central Schools with 30 years of experience, she has always been concerned about Sullivan County youth, care and education. She has a BS, MA in Art Education and a BS, MA in Education. Susan is a professional artist who has shown her work locally and is an avid gardener and the founder of Friends of the Garden in Sullivan County. She is the former coordinator of the Master Gardener Program; under her guidance the Master Gardener program has won a number of grants and awards. She is a member of the Wallkill River Art School and, in addition to the Sullivan County Child Care Council, is a board member for Nesin Cultural Art Center.