Honeoye man receives Canon employee award

Stephen Barnhoorn, of Honeoye, recently received an Employee Service Award from Canon Solutions America Inc. that recognizes his five years of service.

Barnhoorn is a marketing executive in the company’s production print systems division, a position he has held since 2013. In this role, he promotes the company’s digital and inkjet production printers.

He previously worked as a team leader at Catalyst in Rochester for 13 years. He is a member of the Richmond town board. Barnhoorn graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1986.

 

County finance director completes Government Institute

Mary Gates, director of finance for Ontario County, recently was honored by the New York State Association of Counties for graduating from its County Government Institute.

The program provides training to county leaders with a curriculum that includes building consensus, financial management, ethics, management and the foundations of county government.

Gates has worked for Ontario County for 25 years in her current role as director of finance and as former deputy county administrator. She previously worked for the finance department, where she managed a combined budget of $60 million for the health and public safety departments, and worked with the economic development department as its financial manager.

She holds a master’s degree in public administration from The College at Brockport and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from SUNY Empire State. Gates received certification as an economic development finance professional.

 

Victor resident re-elected county Republican chairman

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently re-elected Trisha Turner, of Victor, to her second, two-year term as chairman.

Also re-elected to two-year terms were Chris Catt, of Victor, as first vice chairman; Phil Beckley, of Geneva, as second vice chairman; and Andy Fredericksen, of Victor, as treasurer. Bonnie Ross, of Canandaigua, was elected to her first term as secretary.

Turner appointed 20 people to the executive committee: Bob Green, town of Bristol; Matt Martin and Dudley Purbeck, city of Canandaigua; Mike Faiola, town of Canandaigua; Ron Parrish, town of East Bloomfield; Michele Finley, town of Farmington; Gary Baxter, Ethel Peters and Hank Roenke, city of Geneva; Pat Riley, town of Geneva; Jake Martin, town of Gorham; Jeff Trickey, town of Hopewell; Matt Hoose, town of Manchester; Frank Mueller, town of Naples; Al Cauwels, town of Phelps; Mike Zanghi, town of Richmond; Kate Silverstrim, town of Seneca; Joe Rizzo, town of South Bristol; Eleanor Barry, town of Victor; and Bill Travis, town of West Bloomfield.

She also made the following chairman appointments: Catt and Annie Chwiecko, of Gorham, Ways and Means Committee; Beckley, Public Relations Committee; Ellis Oster, of Canandaigua, parliamentarian and legal counsel; Rizzo, assistant to legal counsel and Advisory Committee; Paul D’Amico, of Geneva, Audit Committee; Jake Chard, of Canandaigua, Media Committee; and Rosalie Fafinski, of Farmington, historian.