Lysander, Van Buren candidate profiles

Community Involvement: Baldwinsville Little League, Lysander Republican Committee, St. Mary's church

Professional Experience: 20 years experience in marketing and business development management in the employee benefits and technology industries.

Family: Married to Gina for 15 years, with daughters Caroline (12) and Isabella (11), sons Anthony (10) and Patrick (8).

Judge W. Patrick Mullin

Position: Lysander Town Justice

Address: 2239 Mott Road, Baldwinsville

Political Experience: Lysander Town Justice since 1990.

Professional Experience: (From present to past) Attorney in private practice since 1990; Senior Assistant District Attorney (Onondaga) from 1980-90; Special Agent US Department of State 1977-80; Assistant District Attorney (Brooklyn) 1975-77; Probation Officer 1972-75.

Family: Married for 41 years, one daughter, one son and five grandchildren.

Ed Van Der Water

Position: Van Buren Town Justice

Address: Town of Van Buren

Age: 62

Political Affiliation: Republican, Conservative, Independence

Political Experience: Town Justice since 1993

Community Involvement: Youth Court Program since 1993. Greater Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce, Past Assistant Cub Scout Master Pack 103,

Professional Experience: Town Justice 17 years, prior Acting Justice for Village of Baldwinsville, Present President: New York State Magistrates Association, Past President Onondaga County Magistrates Association, Member Onondaga County Bar Associations Assigned Counsel Program Inc. Board - Elected Treasurer 2009, Member Onondaga County Executives Criminal Justice Advisory Board since 1985, Board Member Onondaga Diversion Program, retired Deputy Chief of Police -- Syracuse Police Department,

Family: Wife Darlene, grown sons, Rod and Scott, and their families.

Edward L. Parks

Position: Highway Superintendent

Age: 57

Political Affiliation: Republican, also endorsed by the Conservative and Independent Parties.

Political Experience: 16 years as Highway Superintendent

Professional Experience: Been with the Highway Department of the Town of Van Buren for 39 years, 16 of them as Highway Superintendent. I have been Secretary/Treasurer of the Onondaga County Highway Superintendents Association for several years.

Family: Married to wife, Jane, for 39 years. Have one son Ed, his wife Michele and two grandchildren, Maddy and Eddie.

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