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District 9

Legislator Alan J. Sorensen, AICP (R) - Majority Leader

Office Hours:  Thursdays, 1:00-3:00PM

Alan Sorensen


  • President, Planit Main Street, Inc.
  • Former Assistant Commissioner for New York State Division of Housing & Community Renewal
  • Former Sullivan County Planning and Community Development Commissioner
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)


  • Chair, Planning, Environmental Management and Real Property Committee
  • Chair, Community & Economic Development Committee
  • Member, Public Works Committee
  • Member, Capital Planning & Budgeting Committee
  • Member, Governmental Services Committee
  • Member, Public Safety Committee

Public Service

  • Past-President, Emerald Green Property Owners Association
  • Past-Director, Hudson Valley West Region of the American Planning Association NY Metro Chapter
  • Former Chairman, Upper Delaware Scenic Byway
  • Former President, Emerald Corporate Center

Honors and Recognitions

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Statewide “Friend of the Extension,” 2000
  • Upper Delaware Council “Partnership Award” for Scenic Byway, 2001
  • New York State Historic Preservation Award - Public Sector 2003


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, majoring in Geography and Anthropology and minoring in Urban Planning, State University of New York at Oneonta
  • Master’s Degree in City & Regional Planning, Rutgers University
  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Pace University


  • Wife, Jane
  • Children, Christopher, Jaclynn and Sara

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