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Orange County Legislature

Legislative Minority Leader - Christopher W. Eachus




Representing the Town of New Windsor

Personal: (Pedigree)

  • Physics teacher (37 years)
  • Husband & father of 4

Business/Government Experience:

  • 8+ years as Orange County Legislator
  • The “Green” County Legislator

Community Involvement: (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Optimist Club of New Windsor/Cornwall
  • Salvation Army; New Windsor Concerned Citizens
  • BSA Eagle Scout Assoc.; Newburgh Teachers’ Assoc./NYSUT
  • Newburgh Free Academy Solar Racing Team

Political Affiliation:

  • Democratic Party
  • Working Family Party

Important Issues:

  • Fiscal management; Health and safety of County residents and
  • Environmental considerations to improve life in Orange County

County Roles: (Chairs, Committees, Subcommittees, County Boards, Agencies)

  • Education & Economic Development Comm.
  • Public Safety & Emergency Services Comm.
  • Health & Mental Health Comm.
  • Past Member Green Building Study Comm.