The FASNY Board of Directors is pleased to announce the formal appointment of John S. D’Alessandro as the association secretary. With the untimely passing of longtime Secretary Michael D. Whelan, D’Alessandro was asked to step in and assume the secretary’s functions.
In addition to the duties of the secretary, he will also continue to serve as the FASNY Volunteer Programs Coordinator and administer the organization’s Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant.
D’Alessandro is a firefighter with the C.S. Hawley Chemical Company and a commissioner of the Halfmoon-Waterford Fire District #1 in Saratoga County. Prior to coming to FASNY, he enjoyed an extensive career in the public and government affairs field. He resides in Halfmoon with his wife, Bernadette.