Town Board

The Town Board is the elected body that governs the Town of Deerpark consisting of a Supervisor and four Councilmen. The Town Board is the legislative branch of local government and has responsibility for budget and establishing local laws and ordinances.

Gary Spears

Gary Spears

Gary Spears

  • Supervisor, Budget Officer, & Police Commissioner
  • Phone: 845-856-2210 x1
  • Fax: 845-856-0935
  • Email: gspears@townofdeerpark.org
  • Party: Republican, Conservative, Independence
  • Appointed: February 2009
  • Re-Elected: November 2013
  • Current Term: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2017
  • Department/Committee Assignments: Highway Dept, Building Dept, Tax Collector, Senior Clubs & Shuttle, Recreation.
  • Bio:Married to Kathy Spears and is the proud father of four grown children. Business Owner of Lakewood Estates, a residential community located in Port Jervis. Former President and Board of Director for the Port Jervis Country Club, former Deerpark Planning Board member, Member of the Deerpark Community Development Task Force. Graduate of Port Jervis High School. Former President and Coach of Port Jervis Pop Warner Football, Board of Director and Coach of Port Jervis Little League, Member of Grace Fellowship Church.
Arthur Trovei

Arthur Trovei

Arthur T. Trovei

  • Councilman
  • Phone: 914-443-1866
  • Fax: 845-856-0935
  • Email: atrovei@townofdeerpark.org
  • Party: Republican, Conservative, Independence
  • Re-Elected: November 2013
  • Current Term: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2017
  • Department/Committee Assignments: BAR, Courts, Assessor, Comm. Dev. Task Force
  • Bio: Married to Susan Trovei and proud father of four grown children. Business Owner of Arthur Trovei and Sons, Inc., one of the oldest businesses in the town, located in Sparrowbush, NY. Lifelong resident of the area and graduate of Port Jervis High School. Member of the Deerpark Community Development Task Force, and an active trustee for the First Baptist Church in Port Jervis.
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David M. Dean

David M. Dean

  • Deputy Supervisor
  • Phone: 845-856-5090
  • Fax: 845-856-0935
  • Email: ddean@townofdeerpark.org
  • Party: Republican, Conservative, Independence
  • Appointed: on February 1, 2010 to fill vacancy
  • Elected: November 2010, Re-elected November 2011
  • Current Term: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2015
  • Department/Committee Assignments: UDC, Cable Commission, Planning Board, ZBA
  • Bio: A lifelong resident of the area and graduate of Port Jervis High School. Dave has served 12 years on the town’s Planning Board and is a local business owner of Dispoz-A-Blade, located in Sparrowbush, NY. He is married to Michele Dean and is the proud father of two grown children. He is currently the Chairman of the Deerpark Community Development Task Force, longtime President and member of Cahoozie Club, an exclusive hunting and fishing club.
Kenneth E. Smith

Kenneth E. Smith

Kenneth E. Smith

  • Councilman
  • Phone: 914-443-4351
  • Fax:845-856-0935
  • Email: ksmith@townofdeerpark.org
  • Party: Republican, Conservative, Independence
  • Elected: November 2014
  • Current Term: December 31, 2015
  • Bio: A Port Jervis High School graduate, has been a small business owner and entrepreneur in the area since 1966. Ken took post graduate courses at the University of Delaware and graduated from the General Motors School of Merchandise and Management. He is the former owner of Ed Smith Chevrolet/Oldsmobile and the Port Jervis Auto Mall. He currently operates Fantasy Hot Air Balloon Flights, Inc. with his wife and is a commercial pilot. He is married to Lana Smith and has one son, Nick, and two granddaughters, Alivia and Zoey.
Alan Schock

Alan Schock

Alan Schock

  • Councilman
  • Phone:(845) 856-6726
  • Fax:
  • Email: aschock@townofdeerpark.org
  • Party: Republican, Conservative, Independence
  • Elected: November 2015
  • Current Term:
  • Bio: Alan Schock first became a member of the Deerpark Planning Board in 2010. He very quickly rose to become Chairman of the board. When Karl Brabenec was elected New York State Assemblyman and Gary Spears was appointed to fill the last year of his remaining term, a seat opened on the Deerpark Town Board. Alan was appointed to fill that seat and handily won a special election in 2015. Alan is a proud member of the NRA and believes that the Constitution should be interpreted as written and not as a “living document” and believes it is second only in authority to the bible.
    Alan was born and raised in the Town of Deerpark. He attended Port Jervis High School, where he graduated in 1978. He attended Orange County Community College and later went to the University of Lynchburg in Virginia. He has been the owner and president of Peenpack, Inc., a family owned concrete business in Deerpark, for over 30 years.
    Alan has been a member of the Calvary Bible Church for most of his life and currently serves as Deacon. He enjoys many activities in the town, especially coaching little league for his son Aiden.
    He is married to Lori Schock and has six children.