The Town of Rhinebeck Republican Committee, at a caucus held Saturday, September 13, 2014, unanimously nominated Richard Murray as its candidate for the Town Board of Rhinebeck. Mr. Murray has served more than 4 years on the Town Planning Board. In addition to his volunteer work on the Planning Board, Mr. Murray is currently a Rhinebeck youth travel soccer coach, a volunteer Rhinebeck Committee Member for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, a Steward for the Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill, a communicant of St. Christopher’s Roman Catholic Church, and former T-ball coach. Mr. Murray is a small business owner specializing in computer-based logistics and consulting. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from SUNY Albany and his Associate’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Dutchess Community College. Mr. Murray and his wife, Linda, a local attorney, have two children, ages 4 and 11. Mr. Murray grew up in Dutchess County and has lived here for more than 30 years. He stated that, “If elected, I would look forward to the opportunity to now serve my community as a Town Board member.”
The election will take place on November 4th.