Town of Galway Supervisor Paul Lent sadly passed away June 22, 2018 due to an accident on his farm in Galway. He will be sorely missed.
Paul had been a member of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors since January 1, 2013. Born in Corinth, Paul graduated from Corinth High School in 1970 and attended Grahm College in Boston with a degree in communications. He later made his home in Galway and served as a Galway Town Councilman and Deputy Supervisor from 2011-2013, and Chairman of the Town of Galway Planning Board from 2005-2008.
Paul retired from Saratoga County in 2013 after 20 years as Director of Emergency Services. He was a current member of the Board of Directors of Saratoga County Agricultural Society (County Fair) and a Superintendent of its Open Draft Horse show. Paul and his wife, Sue, operated Misty Hill Farm and owned Percheron draft horses.
Charles Quinlan became the town’s GOP Chair in 2011. A native of Galway, he graduated from Galway high school and then earned a BA in mathematics from SUNY Oswego. Chuck went to work in the family business and has been a member of the Galway Volunteer Fire Company for 35+ years, holding office as past president and current treasurer. He was a member of the Town Board of Assessors for 9½ years, serving as its Chair for several years, and is a past member of the Galway Town Council.