A five-member, elected board, consisting of the Town Supervisor and four Town Council Members. The Supervisor is elected to a two-year term, and Town Council Members to a four-year term. The Board meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Main Meeting Room. This is a legally constituted board that makes decisions and policies for the Town of Chili.
All meetings are subject to change, and the time and location are posted on the Town’s web site.
David and Karen along with his son reside at 2 Wheat Hill in the Chili Center area. David enjoys the pleasures of having his son do all the things his father did with him. The Dunning’s moved to Chili in 2001 and chose our community to live, grow, and retire in.
Since moving to Chili they have been active in the community working along side fellow residents to create community awareness in Town government. David’s background has been in information technology. He managed a small technology service provider and spent many years with Eastman Kodak as a technician.
David has a great passion for motorcycles and enjoys riding at every opportunity he gets. David, Karen and Derek love the holidays and each year the Dunning’s expand on their holiday light display and creating additional scenes at 2 Wheat Hill.
James was born and raised in Chili. James, his wife Shana, and their children, Jimmy and Maria live on Silverknoll Drive. James earned his master’s degree in education at Roberts Wesleyan College and bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College. He has worked as a social studies teacher and boys varsity volleyball coach at the Gates Chili Central School District for his entire career.
James was elected to the Town Council in 2019 and serves as liaison to the Historical Preservation Board. He also co-chairs the town’s bicentennial celebration committee. Prior to serving on the Town Council, James sat on the Zoning Board of Appeals and was a member of the Chili Center Master Plan Committee.
The Valerios are parishioners at St. Pius X Church, where James is a member of the Knights of Columbus. James enjoys coaching his son’s team in the Chili Youth Baseball league and traveling to a different stadium each summer with his family to watch their beloved Yankees.
Mark and his wife Charlene have lived on Minute Man Trail in Chili for over 30 years. They have three adult children: Mark Joseph and his wife Taylor who live in Chili, Mary Beth and her husband Mike Adams who have two children, and Erin and her husband Perry Hosmer who also have two children.
Mark has served as a Town Board Member since January 2016. He currently serves as liaison to the Parks & Recreation and Drainage Committees. Prior to joining the Chili Town Council, Mark served on the Ethics Committee for several years.
Mark works full time as Human Resource Director and Accountant for Faber Builders, Inc., where he has worked for four years. Prior to that, Mark worked at New Hope Community Church as Executive Director for 14 years. He also has 16 years of experience in the banking industry where he held positions as Branch Manager, Business Specialist, and Mortgage Loan Officer.
Mark has been active in his church for over 30 years, where he and Charlene are both licensed ministers. He currently serves as a Trustee and is part of the leadership team. Past volunteer experience includes serving as a Board member of the Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce and the Bread of Life Community food pantry.
Michael and his wife Pauline live on Attridge Road with their beloved dog Nika, the Akita. They have twin adult daughters, AlexaRae and Carlie, who have given them three grandsons and one granddaughter. Ever the proud Poppi, Michael loves to spend time with AlexaRae and Andy’s two boys Cole and Carson; and Carlie and Mike’s son Logan and newest arrival Ava. When not working and serving his community, you will often find Michael with them.
Michael has served our community near his entire life, serving in different capacities with multiple organizations over the years. He has served coach, program coordinator, and Board member for Chili Soccer. He’s on the Board of Directors for both Missing & Exploited Children and the Pirate Toy Fund. He has also volunteered with Camp Good Days and Special Times, and the Special Olympics.
First elected to Town Council in 1999, he continues to serve our community as a Town Board member, and Deputy Town Supervisor. While on the Town Council, Michael has worked as liaison to other Boards and Committees: the Parks and Recreation Committee, New Community Center Committee, Library Board, Drainage Committee, and Historic Preservation Board. As one who likes to be hands-on and involved, Michael played an active roll in the Airport Corridor Study, Chili Center Master Plan, and the Town-Wide Master Plan.
Michael has retired from working full time with Monroe County after more than 36 years, holding various positions in that time.
If you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding Chili issues, please contact Michael using the contact form below.
Mary and her husband Bill live on Union Street in West Chili, having moved to their current home in 1985. Together they have two children, Timothy a Computer Engineer major at RIT, and Benjamin a Physical Education major at SUNY Brockport. Mary has her BS in Management from Gannon University.
Mary is active in the community being a member of the Hubbard Springs Garden Club in North Chili, the Program Chair and member of the Gates-Chili Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and a past Board Member of FOODLINK. Prior to her being elected to the Chili Town Council, Mary served as a member of the Town of Chili Zoning Board of Appeals for 5 years.
Mary currently serves as Town Board liaison for the Traffic and Safety Committee and Historic Preservation Board.