About Barbara Borsack - Richard Lawler & Ray Harden
Barbara, Rick and Ray are lifelong residents of East Hampton Village. Each owns a home in the Village and has served in Village government.
𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗮 is a descendant of one of the early families of East Hampton and is the first woman elected to the Village Board of Trustees. She has been a trustee for 19 years and has served for two terms on the Village Zoning Board. She chaired the Village Comprehensive Plan which guides the Village today.
Barbara is also a long time board member of the East Hampton Historical Society, the East Hampton Healthcare Foundation and the Southampton Hospital Association.
She is an active 30-year member of the East Hampton Village Ambulance Association, serving two terms as the first woman to be elected Chief, and has personally responded to over 3,500 emergency calls.
𝐼𝑓 𝑎𝑛𝑦𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑘𝑛𝑜𝑤𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑉𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝐸𝑎𝑠𝑡 𝐻𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑡𝑜𝑛, 𝑖𝑡’𝑠 𝐵𝑎𝑟𝑏𝑎𝑟𝑎.
Rick is a fourth generation East Hampton resident who began with the East Hampton Town Police Department and then transferred to the Suffolk County Police Department, serving in various investigative and supervisory positions for 35 years.
Rick chaired the Village Planning Board and in 2008 was elected to the Village Board of Trustees. Rick has served as Police Commissioner and Beach Liaison since his election.
In addition to his work for village government, Rick has been a volunteer with the East Hampton Fire Department for 31 years.
Ray has been a village resident for 55 years. He is vice chair of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals and is a member of the East Hampton Town Licensing Review Board. Ray has been in the construction business for many years and recently became owner of Ben Krupinski Builders.
Ray has served as the Chief of the East Hampton Fire Department, where he is a 21 year member. He is a Fire Coordinator for the Suffolk County 9th Division and President of the East Hampton Village Fireman's Benevolent Association.
Barbara, Rick, and Ray have been vigilant in the preservation and protection of East Hampton Village. They believe that clean streets and beaches, safe homes and neighborhoods, protection of historic buildings, parks and public spaces, the quality of the ocean, ponds, and groundwater, and a vibrant business center are important in preserving the village's character and environment.
Picture by Richard Lewin