Phone: (716) 632-4120 x3018
Trustee Yates is a seven year
resident of the Village, where he lives with his wife, Julie Merlo Yates, a
lifelong resident of the Village. He
has served as the Acting Chairman to the Taste of Williamsville for five
years along with serving on the Village Preservation Foundation. The Foundation is responsible for the
planting of the potted flowers along Main Street. This year he was appointed Treasurer of
the Board. He and his wife jointly served on the Picture Main Street
committee this past year.
Yates holds a bachelor degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental
Science and Chemistry. He currently is employed by the Dutch instrument
manufacturer Skalar Analytical as a Regional
a Trustee, his plan is to continue to implement the plans of the Picture
Main Street initiative and the upcoming repurposing of our Mill. He is also very interested in finding ways
to make our village a green village with creative avenues using various new
technologies that could also save the village money.
Trustee Yates was appointed to
a vacant seat in January of 2013 and will serve out a portion of the term,
through July 1, 2013. A special
election for this seat will be held in June 2013 to serve the balance of
the term, which runs through July 6, 2015.