Villages in New York State are governed by a Board of Trustees, generally comprised of five members – a Mayor and four Trustees. Board members are elected to four year terms and, as a legislative body, are charged with the management of the affairs of the Village.
Second Monday of each month at 7pm at the 56 E. Main Street, Trumansburg (Elm St. entrance). All meetings are open to the public. Please see the calendar for upcoming dates and agendas.
Rordan Hart, Mayor
Mayor Hart was first elected to the Village Board as a Trustee in 2007 and has served as Police Commissioner, Vice-Chair of the Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium, and has served on numerous Village committees. Hart was elected to his first term as Mayor in 2018.
Hart lives in Trumansburg with his family and is a partner in a local financial advisory firm. His current term expires in 2022.
Deb Watkins, Deputy Mayor
Deb Watkins was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010, serving until 2014, and began her current tenure in 2015. Watkins oversees the DPW and Water & Sewer Departments.
Watkins lives in Trumansburg with her family, her current term expires in 2020.
Ben Carver, Trustee
Ben Carver began his service on the Village Board in the fall of 2013. He currently oversees the Youth Program and EMS Department.
Carver lives in Trumansburg with his family. He works as an arborist and has a BA in Political Science from SUNY Binghamton. His current term expires in 2022.
Ben Darfler, Trustee
Ben Darfler began his service on the Board of Trustees in 2018. He currently oversees the Fire Department.
Darfler lives in Trumansburg with his family and works remotely as a lead software engineer. His current term expires in 2022.
Keith Hannon, Trustee
Keith Hannon began his service on the Village Board in 2018. He currently oversees the Police Department, and is the Village’s representative on the Tompkins County Council of Governments, and the Trumansburg Chamber of Commerce.
Keith is a graduate of the Roy H. Park School of communications at Ithaca College, and is an Associate Director of Alumni Affairs & Development for Athletics at Cornell University. He resides on Whig Street with his wife Casey and their three children. His current term expires in 2020.