Whitney Point’s Mayor is being tapped to serve on the Community Revitalization Policy Committee of the New York State Conference of Mayors.

Mayor Ryan Reynolds will work on economic development, main street initiatives, land use, property management and other issues that will the recommended to the NYCOM Executive Committee as it works on developing legislative proposals and positions on pending proposals.

NYCOM President, Fishkill Mayor James Miccio said Reynolds is a “strong and outspoken supporter of local government.”

Reynolds was elected Whitney Point’s Mayor by narrowly defeating Jason Somers 83 to 73 in the 2014 election.  The Democrat was sworn-in in April 2015 when he was 28 years old.  He had previously served as a Whitney Point trustee.