2021 Candidates for Croton Village Board

Brian Pugh for Mayor

Brian Pugh is a native of Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Brian has served as Mayor of the Village since December, 2017, and as a Village Trustee from 2014 to 2017. Brian is a graduate of Oberlin College and earned a Juris Doctor at Fordham Law School. During Brian’s leadership as Mayor, Croton-on-Hudson became one of only two Villages in NY to earn a Silver Rating as a Climate Smart Community in recognition of the Village’s many environmental achievements. In addition to sustainability, Brian has championed investments in infrastructure, including the nearly completed Croton Point Avenue Improvement Project, controlling property taxes, and prioritizing affordability for residents.

Alejandro Rosales for Trustee

Alejandro Rosales is an eight-year resident of Croton-on-Hudson where he raises his young family including two boys who attend Croton public schools. During his time in Croton, Alejandro has been giving back to the community through his involvement with the Croton-Cortlandt Food Pantry and Holy Name of Mary’s Hispanic Ministry, among other local groups. Alejandro is a first-generation immigrant from Honduras and was raised in Los Angeles, California. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA and Masters from the School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. Alejandro carries with him 20 years of professional experience in the financial and nonprofit sectors. As a Village Trustee, Alejandro will focus on attracting investment, prudent financial planning, increasing civic participation, and creating spaces for dialogue between all Village residents.

Sherry Horowitz for Trustee

Sherry Horowitz was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017. Sherry has advocated for policies that promote diversity and inclusion, protect the environment, increase communication between government and residents, support Croton’s local cultural & arts community and increase affordable housing options in the Village. A Croton resident for more than 40 years, Sherry has owned and directed the Childrenspace Preschool since 1979. She holds a B.A. from Brooklyn College and a Masters in Teaching from Manhattanville. Sherry will continue to promote strong connections between residents, organizations and Village officials and personnel.

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