The Board

May 3rd, 2022

 Mayor: Peter Lennon-  Peter (Pete) Lennon is the son of the late Dr. Donald and Mrs. Louise Lennon who provided general dental services to New Berlin and the surrounding area for several decades.  He was raised just across the river in Pittsfield and graduated from New Berlin Central School.  Upon graduation from Bucknell University, where he earned a dual BS/BA degree in Civil Engineering, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army. He later earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Pennsylvania.  Peter served for nearly 40 years as a logistician in both the Active Army and Army Reserve, with numerous assignments throughout the United States, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, and Kuwait. He retired in 2017 as a Major (two-star) General from Fort Bragg, North Carolina and soon returned home to the Village of New Berlin.  His wife, Elaine, a native of Little Falls, New York, is a consultant in Nuclear Medicine Physics to numerous hospitals and private imaging centers in the Catskills and Northern New Jersey.  Peter continues to serve as an advisor to numerous economic development and wellness programs throughout the Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley and is on the advisory board of various national programs that support our Veterans.



 Trustee: Michelle Priola, Youth Commissioner –

My husband and I moved to the village from Oxford, Ohio in 1997.   My 4 children have called this village home their entire lives. I have a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Potsdam and a master’s degree from Miami University. I worked part time at the Marquit’s store for many years prior to its closing. I am currently the director of the New Berlin Library and have worked at the library for over 16 years. I ran for village trustee to be of service to the community that I love.




Trustee: Jim Crawford, DPW Commissioner




Trustee – Dave Smith, Fire Department Commissioner






Trustee: Maryellen Canuel, Buildings and Grounds Commissioner








Village Clerk/Treasurer: Kelly Anderson I have been serving as Village Clerk/Treasurer since June of 2014.  I have a master’s degree in Business with experience in both Business and Accounting. I am proud to be raising children and serving the community that we call home.