Town Board Members

The Supervisor

Dennis Dowds

Dennis Dowds was elected Town Supervisor in November, 2009 and assumed office on January 1, 2010. Mr. Dowds brings extensive private sector experience in various business disciplines as well as a public sector background in the fire service. He has developed two small businesses and has taught graduate and undergraduate college courses in Marketing and related subject areas on a part time basis during the last twenty-four years. It is Dennis' objective to bring his background, experience and knowledge to help move Schodack forward.

The Board

Michael Kenney

Michael Kenney was elected to the Schodack Town Board in 2010 following his appointment earlier in the year. A lifelong resident of the area, Mike led a volunteer effort to build a new, safer and more accessible playground at Green Meadow Elementary School. The project took several years and Mike helped coordinate the fundraising, planning and construction of the sprawling play area at the school. Mike views his work as a councilman as an extension of his service to Schodack.

Mike is a graduate of Columbia High School. He and his wife Tracey are the parents of two daughters, and the family is active in local school and community organizations. Mike is employed by Walter S. Pratt & Sons in Rensselaer, a family-owned business that provides equipment for various construction projects.

Scott Swartz

Scott Swartz was appointed to board to fill a vacancy in 2013 and subsequently elected to the position. A life long Schodack resident, he owns and operates Swartz Dairy and Produce along with his wife Trini and older son Michael. Their younger son Jeffrey is a chef at a local restaurant.

Jim Bult

Jim Bult was elected in 2009. "I'm a life long Schodack resident who grew up on our family dairy farm. I have been an active member of the Schodack Valley fire service for 32 yrs. as a firefighter and EMT. My wife Renee and I have 3 grown children."

Tracey Rex

Tracey Rex was elected to the Schodack Town Board on November 3, 2015. Born and raised in Schodack, Tracey is a graduate of Maple Hill High School. Tracey is an Administrator for the Local 7 Plumbers and Steamfitters Apprenticeship Training and Scholarship Funds, and is a licensed real estate agent. Tracey is the mother of two sons, Brandon and Kyle, who are students of the East Greenbush Central School District.

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