Pelham Manor Republicans nominate incumbent for mayor and trustee, former trustee for second seat

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The Village of Pelham Manor Republican caucus chose incumbent Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey and incumbent trustee Joseph C. Senerchia and former trustee A. Michelle DeLillo for the March 19 ballot.

The Democrats aren’t running any candidates in the village elections.

Lapey is a graduate of Pelham Memorial High School, Smith College and St. John’s University School of Law. Currently, she works as an in-house counsel for a privately held company in lower Westchester. She co-chaired the citizens’ advisory committee for the Four Corners re-zoning proposal. Lapey also served as chairwoman of the Pelham Preservation and Garden Society, president of the Pelham Country Club, sustainer representative to the Junior League of Pelham Board and on the Siwanoy School Site-Based Council. As mayor, she has promoted fiscal responsibility and spearheaded communication and staffing initiatives.

Senerchia is a graduate of PMHS as well and graduated magna cum laude from Manhattan College. In the community, Senerchia has served as a member of the Village of Pelham Zoning Board of Appeals and as liaison to the Pelham Manor Police Department and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Pelham Civic Association and serves on the board of directors for the Pelham Youth Hockey Association. Senerchia is currently the commissioner of public works, where he has been instrumental in leading successful contract negotiations.

DeLillo is also a PMHS and Manhattan College graduate. DeLillo works as a licensed professional engineer. Currently, DeLillo is the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s assistant commissioner of capital program management within the Bureau of Wastewater Treatment. During her time as a trustee, she has served as commissioner of public works and was responsible for the oversight of finance, administration and inter-governmental relations. DeLillo previously served on the village planning board.