Christy Knell

Incumbent Candidate for Trustee

Background
Co-founder and CEO of HudCo, a co-working business at 145 Palisade Street in Dobbs Ferry. She worked as an art director in the magazine industry for 15 years, has lived in Dobbs Ferry since 2012 with her husband, Jason, and two preschool-age children​.

Village Experience

  • Elected Trustee Nov 2017
  • Liaison to Chamber of Commerce, Nominating Committee, Ferry Festa Committee, and RiverArts
  • Sponsor of and liaison to the Downtown Improvement Task Force
  • ​Leads Village communication initiatives
  • Dobbs Ferry Schools Foundation Volunteer

Vincent Rossillo

Candidate for Mayor

Background
Partner in the law firm Fine, Olin & Anderman, which represents labor unions and union members; resident of Dobbs Ferry for 26 years; former coach of AYSO soccer teams; married with 3 daughters who all attended Dobbs Ferry public schools.

Village Experience

  • Elected Trustee Nov. 2011; re-elected 2013, 2015 & 2017
  • Director, Local Development Corporation
  • Liaison to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Architectural & Historical Review Board
  • ​Liaison to the Youth Services Council 2011-2017
  • ​Liaison to the Dobbs Ferry Volunteer Ambulance Corp. 2011-2017
  • Village Administrator Search Committee
  • Involved with all major infrastructure improvements (Waterfront Park, Embassy Club, Gould Park Pool)
  • Advocate against Rivertowns Square
  • Involved with Budget Process since 2011 and labor negotiations since 2015

Vote Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Maura Daroczy

Incumbent Candidate for Trustee

Background
Sales and marketing director in hospitality industry, 11-year Palisade Street resident with her two daughters who attend Dobbs Ferry public schools.

Village Experience

  • Elected Trustee in 2017
  • ​Liaison to the Youth Service Council, Beautification Committee, Tree Commission and Housing Board of Appeals
  • Member of Ad Hoc Citizens Committee on Proposed Code Changes and Downtown Task Force
  • Advocate for making the development at 75 Main Street fit the neighborhood environment
  • Advocate for structuring the Village residential parking permits

DF Democratic Committee endorsed the following candidates at our convention on Monday Feb 25th 2019:

Anna Markowitz

Candidate for Trustee

Background
Anna works for SWAC Pac, a group that empowers activist and union members to run for office and get involved in local politics. She previously worked for the Obama administration from 2010-2017. She has lived in Dobbs Ferry since 2013 with her husband and two young sons who now attend Springhurst and Days of Wonder.

Village Experience

  • ​Dobbs Ferry Democratic District Leader since 2017
  • Dobbs Ferry Planning Board member since 2016
  • Assistant Treasurer, Town of Greenburgh Democratic Committee since 2018
  • Days of Wonder Board member since 2017
  • Member of the Ad Hoc Code Redesign and Affordable Housing committees