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Penfield Councilman

Bob Ockenden

The Penfield Town Board appointed Robert “Bob” Ockenden to fill an open board position at its Organizational Meeting on January 2. With this appointment, he will complete the term of Paula Metzler, who was elected to the position of Penfield Town Justice in 2019.

Bob has served as the district administrator for the Pittsford Fire District for the past 19 years; prior to that, he served as station manager. Bob also worked for the City of Rochester as a 911 Center emergency dispatcher and for the Pittsford Fire Equipment Corporation as a sales representative and repair technician. Additionally, he has been active with the Penfield Fire District as a volunteer for more than 37 years.

He is a fourth generation Penfield family member, he knows our community well and brings a wealth of knowledge to the position. As a fire district administrator, he is experienced with municipal operations as well as managing and budgeting tax revenue.


Penfield Town Councilman: 2020 - current

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