Camillus Republican Committee

Camillus New York

Founded in 1799

Our 2021 Candidates

John A. Fatcheric II

John A. Fatcheric Supervisor Camillus NY

John Fatcheric has been selected as our nominee to be our next Town Supervisor – for the next term beginning Jan 1st, 2022. He was born and raised in Syracuse in the West End/Tip Hill neighborhood where he graduated from Christian Brothers Academy and S.U.N.Y. Cobleskill. John moved to Camillus in 1982 and has been a proud resident for the past 39 years.

John is a self-employed businessman with 40+ years of experience in agriculture, forestry, and property management. Presently serving as Chairman of our Town of Camillus Planning Board for 14 years, and being a Planning Board member for 20 years, John has always encouraged sound, flexible, and creative design for the current and for the future development of this great Town of Camillus. He is seeking your confidence as our newly elected Town Supervisor because he has the broad business experience combined with the working knowledge of fiscal responsibility as to how our town government operates.

On November 2nd of this year, John would be humbled to receive your vote which will allow him, and the Town Board, to work together for a more open and transparent town government. John is uniquely and whole heartedly committed to working towards a better Camillus to improve your quality of life while building a promising future for our next generation. Please feel free to contact John at He would love to hear from you.

Town Clerk
Martha Dickson-McMahon

Martha Dickson-McMahon Camillus NY

Martha Dickson-McMahon has served as Town Clerk since 2006. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business & Society, has over 30 years of business management experience, and has achieved the advanced education RMC certification from the NYS Town Clerk’s Association. During her tenure as Town Clerk, Martha has successfully overseen the wide range of licensing, permitting, records management, and legal compliance responsibilities of the office, which equates to managing $62 million dollars in revenue and 50,000 transactions with the public annually.

Key achievements include consolidating the work of the former Tax Receiver’s department into the Town Clerk’s office yielding savings of over $500K for the town, building efficiency to reduce the departmental budget 25% within the first year in office and another 11% in recent years, currently operating at an expense of up to 35% less than other town departments, as well as competing for and being awarded multiple NYS grants used to establish a records management system to protect archived records and provide greater accessibility to the public, as well creating a Town website and implementing online payment systems.

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 has been your 1st Ward Councilor for 2 years now. She is proud to be a life-long republican and has resided in this great Town of Camillus for 45 years. Mary has graduated from the West Genesee School District and has been married to her husband, Michael, for 32 years. Together, they have 2 daughters – Abagail lives in Pittsburgh raising a young family and Katherine just recently moved to Buffalo to start a new job.

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.