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James Colligan

Candidate for: 
Shelter Island Town Council

As Town Councilman, James Colligan will bring leadership, team-building and decision making skills to Shelter Island Town government.

SHELTER ISLAND COMMUNITY LEADER: Mashomack Preserve Volunteer since 2008, Trustee since 2009

Environmental Education program, Education Committee, Science & Wildlife Committee

Shelter Island School, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Volunteer since 2009

Veteran's Day program, Athletic Hall of Fame Chairman, Vietnam War speaker

Sliver Beach Association (President), Shelter Island Association (VP), American Legion Post 281 , Our Lady of the Isle Church, Writer, Photographer, Deer & Tick Committee, Guest speaker Women's Club & Silver Circle

TEACHER & ADMINISTRATOR: Carle Place school District 1979-2006

MILITARY SERVICE: Active Duty South Vietnam, 26 years US Army Reserves, Activated Desert Storm

Recipient 2 Bronze Star medals Meritorious Service Medal, Promoted Rank Full Colonel, US Army (1992)

EDUCATION: BS Niagara University, Certified in Health Education SUNY Stony Brook, Masters Adelphi University, Advanced Degree

School Administration Hofstra University, US Army Basic and Advanced Officers Course, Command & General Staff College