New Hartford Volunteer Fire Department Elects Officers for 2021
The department recently elected a new Chief as former Chief Thomas A. Bolanowski has stepped down after serving 12 years in that position.
Scott L. Nicotera Jr. was elected as the Fire Chief for 2021. Other officers include: First Assistant Chief, James H. Monahan; Second Assistant Chief, Brian D. McCormick; and Third Assistant Chief, Steven G. Karrat; First Captain, Kevin J. Monahan; Second Captain, Jeremy M. Spinella; and Third Captain, Michael J. Galligano Jr.; First Lieutenant, Mark A. Turnbull Jr.; Second Lieutenant, Cody C. Wilson; Third Lieutenant, Joshua C. Famolaro and Fourth Lieutenant, Mark J. Schafer.
Fire Police Captain, William H. Randall; Fire Police First Lieutenant, Jon S. St. Louis and Fire Police Second Lieutenant, Peter L. Rebisz.
The above elected Line Officers represents over 240 years of combined experience of serving our neighbors within the New Hartford Fire District.
In addition, the department’s 2021 Benevolent Officers were also elected. Re-Elected to his thirteenth term is: President, Joseph S. Luker. Other officers elected were; Vice President, David W. Butler; Recording Secretary, James F. Luley; and Thomas A. Bolanowski was elected Director for 2021-2022-2023. In addition, President Luker announced the appointments of David E. Maier, Treasurer, James F. Luley, Assistant Treasurer and William J. Wren, Assistant Recording Secretary.
The above officers will begin their responsibilities on January 1, 2021 marking the 120th year of the department.
The department would like to thank Chief Bolanowski, Assistant Chief Rich Alexander, Lieutenant Ben Toach, Director Chuck Obernesser, and Financial Secretary Mike Galligano Sr. for their years of continued service and dedication to the New Hartford Fire Department, Firemen's Benevolent Association, and to the New Hartford community.
Congratulations to all!