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March S. Gallagher
Ulster County Comptroller

March Gallagher serves as the Ulster County Comptroller. March is an attorney with master’s degrees in public policy and environmental studies.  She is a mother and lives in Rosendale. March’s family owns three Main Street businesses: Jarita’s Florist in Woodstock, and Inquiring Minds Bookstores in Saugerties and New Paltz.

March currently serves on Congressman Antonio Delgado’s Small Business Advisory Committee and on the board of the Farm and Food Growth Fund. She has served previously on the Touro Medical College Community Advisory Board, the Ulster County Workforce Investment Board, the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council, the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation, the Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation, and the Hudson Valley Regional Council. She was a founding Board member of Esopus Creek Conservancy.

March Gallagher also served on and chaired the Ulster County IDA from 2006-2008.  During that time, the IDA approved over $150M in projects, including Woodland Pond, Emerson Resort, 346 Washington Street medical building and implemented good governance reforms. 

March worked as Deputy Director of Planning/head of Economic Development for Ulster County from 2009-2013. After leaving county service, March worked as Chief Strategy Officer for Pattern for Progress where she wrote and presented regional studies on infrastructure and healthcare. Immediately before being elected County Comptroller she served as President and CEO of Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, an $80+ million charitable fund.

Meet the People of Your Comptroller's Office

The Comptroller has established a dedicated and highly qualified professional staff to serve the needs of UIster County's taxpayers.

Christopher Quirk, CPA, CGFO, MBA

Deputy Comptroller

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Elizabeth Weredyk

Senior Auditor

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Randy Boughton

Senior Auditor

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Steven Ross

Auditor

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Nancy Derella

Auditor

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Dafne DeJesus

Confidential Secretary

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