The Village of Lynbrook is governed by a Mayor and Four Trustees. The Mayor is elected to a 4-year term; the Board members are elected to 4-year terms. The Mayor votes only in the event of a tie.
This five-member governing body is empowered to enact local ordinances, to levy municipal taxes and conduct the affairs of our community. In almost all cases, it can review and approve the actions of other Village of Lynbrook committees and agencies. The Mayor and Trustees conduct all of its business during monthly meetings open to the public. See the Board Meeting Agenda Page for further information.
Mayor Alan Beach brings to the Village Board a wide variety of life experiences and services to the community. Alan was elected to the Board in March 2007. Mayor Beach was appointed Mayor October 23rd, 2017 to replace Mayor Hendrick after his untimely passing. Alan has enjoyed living in Lynbrook for the past 37 years. Married for 41 years to Rina, they raised two sons, Alan J., who is married to Mariana and Gregory, who is married to Kristen. Both followed in their father’s footsteps and serve the FDNY as fireman. He has four grandchildren: Olivia, Penelope, Alan III, and Robert J. (Bob).
Alan retired from the FDNY as a Lieutenant after 26 years of service. He is a State of New York Certified instructor in Fire Service, Principles of Fire Investigation, and Prevention and Control.
Alan was one of the founding members of the Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation, founder and former president of the Lynbrook Roller Hockey League, and a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish Council, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. As a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, he served on the Parish Council for ten years. He is the recipient of several awards: Mayor Eugene Scarpato, Man of the Year, Lynbrook East Rockaway Rotary Club Service Above Self, and PTA Honorary Life Membership.
Mayor Beach is Liaison to the following departments and/or committees:
Mr. Hawxhurst has established an exemplary record of service to the community. He is a member of the Citizen’s Budget Committee, Lynbrook School Board Building Utilization Committee, Winter Celebration Committee, which organizes the Village’s Breakfast with Santa and Village Tree Lighting, and the Lynbrook Village Summer Swim Team. Mr. Hawxhurst is also a member of St. Mary’s Council of Knights of Columbus and Our Lady of Peace Parish. He has also been involved in the planning of the Annual Lynbrook Expo and Lynbrook Summer Celebration and served as an assistant for Lynbrook Titans Lacrosse and St. Raymond’s CYO Swim Team. Mr. Hawxhurst is an executive director, regional portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley. His responsibilities include managing the audit coverage of the commodities division in North America; coordinating the global reporting and issue tracking processes; managing the coverage of both the Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A, and Morgan Stanley Trust FSB; and establishing a continuing monitoring process to identify increasing risk profiles within each audit entity. Mr. Hawxhurst holds a Master’s Degree in Taxation from St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a Minor in Economics from State University of Albany, Albany, NY. He is an active member of the New York State Society of CPA’s, American Institute of CPA’s, and Institute of Internal Auditors Securities Industry Association – Internal Auditors Division. Mr. Hawxhurst has two children, Hannah and Sarah.
Deputy Mayor Hawxhurst is Liaison to the following departments and/or committees
Ms. Ryder was elected to the Village Board in 2021. Laura is a staunch advocate and volunteer of numerous vital community organizations and activities. Laura has served as the Chairwoman of the Lynbrook Community Chest for the last 10 years, Chairwoman and co-creator of the Lynbrook Cares Committee, Chairwoman of the Lynbrook 9-11 Memorial Committee, Co-Chair of the Lynbrook Oktoberfest Committee and a member of the Lynbrook Architectural Review Board since 2015. Laura is a member of the Nassau County Police Commissioner’s Council and the Lynbrook Neighborhood Watch Committee. Laura has served on the Lynbrook Beautification Committee, Lynbrook Winter Celebration Committee and Christopher’s Hemophilia Benefit Committee. Laura was honored by being the recipient of Lynbrook’s Woman of Year in 2014 and Lynbrook’s Humanitarian of the Year in 2018. She has also served as a Malverne School District SEPTA Board member and is an active member of Our Lady of Peace Parish.
Laura has been a paralegal at her family law firm for the last 25 years, is a licensed real estate agent and a founding member of Pearsall Partners Realty, LLC.
Laura is married to her husband Mike and they have two children, Shannon and Aidan.
Trustee Ryder is Liaison to the following departments and/or committees:
Ms. Reardon was appointed to the Lynbrook Village Board on June 1, 2015. Ann Marie is a graduate of Kellenberg Memorial High School, received an Associate Degree from Nassau Community College in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor and Master Degrees in Social Work from Adelphi University.
Ann Marie has been active in the OLP Parents Association (PA) for the past 7 years and was the Co-President of the PA (for three years) and still currently the treasurer. She also assisted with many different event and fundraiser run by OLP School and Parish and has been a Parent Volunteer for the OLP Marching band. She is an active member for 4 years on the committee for Christopher’s Hemophilia Benefit Dinner (Christopher’s Crew) to benefit the National Hemophilia Foundation.
Ann Marie is married to Keith Reardon since October 1999 and is the mother to four children, James, Keith, Matthew and Grace.
Trustee Reardon is Liaison to the following departments and/or committees:
Mr. Robert Boccio Robert Boccio was appointed to be a Trustee on the Village Board in December of 2017 and was formally elected in March of 2018. Rob has been a resident of Lynbrook since 2005.
Among his many duties as a Trustee, Rob is also a partner with a mid-size law firm, where he specializes in defending clients in medical malpractice actions, nursing home cases, municipal matters, as well as pharmaceutical and product defect related claims. His clients include major hospitals, large healthcare systems, and world-renowned physicians, which he represents in federal, state, and local court actions.
Prior to being a Trustee, Rob served for many years as a Lynbrook Assistant Village Prosecutor, was the former Chairman of the Lynbrook Board of Zoning Appeals, and was the Chairman of the Village’s Ethics Committee. As a Trustee, Rob is now responsible for helping to govern the Village’s operations, finances, and legislative initiatives. Rob’s previous management experience at several New York City government agencies, as well as being a former Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department, is a tremendous asset to Lynbrook in guiding the Board in its day-to-day decisions.
Additionally, Rob has also been an active supporter of many of Lynbrook’s youth athletic programs and has especially enjoyed coaching for the Lynbrook Titans Football organization over the past several years.
Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & English from New York University a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University, where he was a Fellow, as well as a Juris Doctor from New York Law School, where he was an NYLS Scholar and Picker Public Service Fellow. In additional, Rob has been a long-time lecturer at Columbia University, where he is presently an Adjunct Associate Professor of International & Public Affairs and teaches benchmarking, process improvement, and performance management to graduate students.Rob is married to his beautiful wife, Danielle, and they live in the Southeast quadrant of the Village with their children, Brooke and Bryce.
Trustee Boccio is Liaison to the following departments and/or committees