Campaigns - Saratoga Springs

 

City Court Judge

Judge Francine Vero. The first woman ever to serve as Saratoga Springs City Judge, she presides over a variety of civil and criminal cases and the specialized Domestic Violence Compliance Court. Prior to becoming a judge, she was senior counsel with Harris Beach PLLC, one of the country’s top law firms.

Website: judgefrancinevero.com

Email: fv12180@gmail.com

Mayor

Meg Kelly. Currently serving as the City’s Deputy Mayor, Meg has demonstrated her ability to achieve progress on City priorities, such as The Greenbelt Trail, Open Space, Complete Streets, and the Recreation Master Plan. Prior to her current post, Meg was an LPGA golf professional, Founder/CEO of the Saratoga Children’s Theatre and a small business owner.

Email: megkellyformayor@gmail.com

Phone: (781) 799-2256

Website: http://megkellyformayor.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/megkellyforsaratogaspringsmayor/

 

Commissioner of Finance

Michele Madigan. She seeks her fourth term leading the city's Finance department. She has prepared annual City budgets with stable property taxes since 2013; refinanced City debt to save $2.3 million; and led the 2.5 megawatt Spa Solar Park project to provide up to 40% of the City’s power. An experienced library professional, Michele holds a MLS degree in Library and Information Science.

Website: Madiganforfinance.com

 

Commissioner of Public Safety

Peter Martin. He has served two terms as County Supervisor and now seeks to become Commissioner of Public Safety. An attorney and a former Saratoga County Clerk, Peter has served on the boards of many non-profits both nationally (the Arthritis Foundation) and locally (Caffe Lena, Lakes to Locks Passage).

Email: peter@martinforpublicsafety.com 

 

 

 

Commissioner of Accounts

John Franck. A Certified Public Accountant, John  seeks a seventh term leading the Accounts Department, where he has earned awards for his records-management practices; beefed up the City’s risk-management safeguards; and brought property-tax disputes (grievances) down to the lowest number in 15 years.

 

Website:

www.ElectFranck.com

 

 

 

 

County Supervisor

Pat Friesen. A Leadership Saratoga program graduate with a MS degree in Guidance and Counseling, Pat has led local campaign efforts for Kirsten Gillibrand and the 2012 Campaign to Re-Elect President Obama. She has served on numerous boards and committees with leadership roles including SPAC, Saratoga Film Forum, Saratoga Arts Fest, Yaddo and Opera Saratoga.

Email: PatforSupervisor2017@gmail.com

Phone: 518-223-3077 

Website: www.PatForSupervisor.com 

Facebook: PatforSaratogaCountySupervisor

 

County Supervisor

Tara N. Gaston. An attorney and spouse of a veteran, Tara has focused on rights advocacy, military law, and security. She has served on the boards of several national non-profits, and works with the Capital District Women’s Bar Association LGBT Committee, Emerge America, and various local organizations.

Website: www.gastonforsupervisor.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/gastonforsupervisor

Twitter: @gaston4sup