Camillus Republican Committee

Camillus New York

Founded in 1799

Our 2019 Candidates

Mary Ann Coogan

Mary Ann Coogan Supervisor Camillus NY

Town Supervisor Mary Ann Coogan continues to “roll up her sleeves” and work for the betterment of our community. She remains fiscally responsible to tax payers, leads with honesty and integrity, and has acquired experience and knowledge for stronger and better government. Under her leadership, she continues to promote economic prosperity (revive and sustain economic vitality) for your family and for generations to follow.

Mary Ann is a member of Onondaga County Supervisor’s Association, Onondaga County Development Steering Committee, Vice President of the Onondaga County Community Development Fund Committee. Mary Ann has an open door policy and looks forward to speaking to you.

Please contact her at, or 315-488-1335 with your comments or questions. Mary Ann has a desire to help and a commitment to serve….please cast your vote for honest leadership on Tuesday, November 5th. Thank you for the privilege to serve you and your family.

Town Justice
John Petosa

John Petosa Town Justice Camillus NY

John Petosa has been Town Justice since 2011. He is both an Attorney and a CPA licensed in the State of New York. In addition to his Town responsibilities, John is the CFO/General Counsel of Deli-Boy Inc., a Professor of Practice at the Syracuse University Whitman School of Management where he teaches Law and accounting classes, has a law and accounting practice and is on the Board of Directors of Solvay Bank. "I ask for your vote this election so that I may continue to serve the great people of the Town of Camillus".

Highway Superintendent
Paul Legnetto

Paul Legnetto Highway Superintendent Camillus NY

Paul is the Highway Superintendent and landfill Supervisor for the Town of Camillus, NY since January 1, 2015. He has an Associate Degree from Alfred State College - 1983 and is a Certified Professional in Erosion Sediment Control (CPESC) and a Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ) and is the Vice Chairman for the CNY Stormwater Coalition. He also has Professional Registrations from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, Highway Design - 1990 ( NICET) and American Traffic Safety Services Association - Certified Work Site Traffic Supervisor (ATTSA), and is a past member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and New York Water Environment Association, Inc. (NYWEA).

1st Ward Councilor
Mary Luber

Mary Luber 1st Ward Councilor Camillus NY

Mary Luber is a life long Republican.

She has lived in Camillus for 43 years and is a graduate of West Genesee Schools. Mary’s husband, Michael is a local business owner. She has two daughters, Abby who is married and starting a family of her own and Kate is completing her MBA at Le Moyne College.

2nd Ward Councilor
Michael LaFlair

Michael LaFlair 2nd Ward Councilor Camillus NY

Michael La Flair has served the Town of Camillus since 2012. He holds a MBA from Le Moyne college. He has held senior level positions in various private, non-profit and government entities and also serves on the Board's of many local and NYS agencies. Mike brings this unique perspective to the Town Council. "I see myself as a facilitator for the resident's of the 2nd Ward and I enjoy the day to day interactions with them, whether its an issue they are facing, or just simply looking for an update on neighborhood concerns."

3rd Ward Councilor
Joy Flood

Joy Flood 3rd Ward Councilor Camillus NY

205 Germania Avenue,Syracuse, NY 13219
H: 315-487-5705


Town of Camillus

  • Councilor for the 3rd Ward since January 2016
    Direct link between the residents and the Town for any ward issues

4th Ward Councilor
Steve James

Steve James 4th Ward Councilor Camillus NY

Steve James resides at 116 Feldspar Drive. He is married to Jennifer James and has three daughters: Erica, Meredith and Mollie.

Steve and his wife teach in the Onondaga Central School District, he teaches middle school Social Studies and Jennifer teaches Spanish. Jennifer also currently serves on the Board of Education for the West Genesee School District. He is a 1987 graduate of West Genesee, holds a Bachelors of Arts in History from SUNY Potsdam, a Masters if Science in Education from SUNY Cortland and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Education Administration from LeMoyne College.

Steve is very active in the community. He is a member of Holy Family Parish where he has coached basketball for many years. He has also been a volunteer coach in the Camillus Youth Basketball Association, WOYSA, Camillus Youth Softball and Baseball Organization and most recently in the West Genesee Men’s Basketball Program. He was a volunteer in the West Genesee Save Modified Sports Program, served on the West Genesee Board of Education, and is an active member of the Solvay-Geddes-Camillus Kiwanis Club.

Steve has served as the 4th Ward Councilman. Some of his accomplishments are pushing through the rental property law regulating absentee landlords, chairing the deer management committee and chairing the Public Works Committee.

Steve can be reached at (315) 727-9613 or at

6th Ward Councilor
Dave Callahan

Dave Callahan 6th Ward Councilor Camillus NY

Dave Callahan has been a long time resident of Camillus living at 133 Park Way (Orchard Village) with his wife, Suellen. Suellen was a teaching assistant in special ed. at Onondaga Rd. School and West Genesee Senior High. Together they raised 5 children (Sean, Anastasia aka Stacey, Brendan, Joseph, Michael) all graduating from West Genesee High.

Dave was a partner in Davis –Callahan Co., a manufacturer’s rep firm specializing in industrial and contractor supplies. He sold the business a few years ago and consults for them now.

Dave graduated from Eastwood High in Syracuse and went on to The College of the Holy Cross, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting.

Dave has been very active in the community serving on the West Genesee School Board from 1990 to 2000 holding various committee positions during those years. He was a trustee and board president for the Maxwell Library in Camillus, a former trustee for Holy Family Church in Fairmount, and a current trustee for the Octagon House in Camillus. As a member of Holy Family Church he is the current Parish Business Administrator. In years past Dave coached many seasons in the WOYSA soccer program.