Town Supervisor Steven Neuhaus
Supervisor Neuhaus is a lifelong resident of Orange County. He spent much of his life growing up on his family farm which lies at the intersection of the Towns of Chester, Monroe and Blooming Grove.
He was first elected to the Chester Town Board in 2003, and was re-elected to a second term in 2005. In November of 2007, he was elected Chester Town Supervisor. In November 2009 and 2011, he was re-elected Supervisor without opposition.
Supervisor Neuhaus is a Commissioned Officer in the United States Navy Reserves, presently holding the rank of Lieutenant. He is currently assigned to a Seabee Battalion.
Supervisor Neuhaus earned his undergraduate degree from Mount Saint Mary College and his Masters Degree from Marist College.
Prior to being elected Town Supervisor, Steve gained valuable management experience from working in both the public and private sector. This includes working in the City Manager’s Office in the City of Newburgh, the Village Manager’s Office of the Village of Walden and as Vice-President of Special Projects for Taylor Recycling in Montgomery, NY.
Supervisor Neuhaus is a founding Board Member of the Families of War Veterans Committee whose mission is to financially support families affected by military deployment. In January, 2011 he was elected Chairman of the Board. He is currently the Vice-President of the Orange County Association of Town Supervisors and Mayors and has served as Treasurer in the past. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Land Trust. Steve is a graduate of Leadership Orange.
He hosts a weekly radio show on Thursday at 1PM on WTBQ, please visit www.wtbq.com to listen live.
He and his wife Rachel were married in May 2007 and live in Chester with their two daughters.