David P. Ray, Ward 2 Councilperson

David Ray

Phone: 845-518-4299

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Personal Life

David Ray is a lifelong Hydeparker. He, along with his late wife Joanne Senkier-Ray and their 4 children, attended Hyde Park Schools. Ray was a former altar boy at Regina Coeli Church. He's been a former Boy Scout leader, a coach in Hyde Park Little League, and past Commodore of Rogers Point Boating Association.  Ray is currently on the Board of Directors of the Hyde Park Free Library and the Hyde Park Historical Society.  

Ray practiced Pharmacy in Hyde Park and the surrounding area for over 50 years. He was a retail owner, HMO employee, and also worked for many national chains.  He finally retired from the pharmacy industry in 2017 but he plans to stay involved in Hyde Park affairs in any way he can. Says Ray, "I love this Town, it’s people and history and I hope to enjoy it for many more years."

Town Board Role

David Ray is currently serving his third term as Town Councilman for Ward 2.


David Ray received a BS degree in pharmacy from Fordham University.

Liaison Positions

David P Ray is Town Board Liaison to the following groups:

  • Board of Ethics
  • Hyde Park Central School District
  • Hyde Park Fire Department
  • MS4 Storm Water Management Committee
  • Paul Tegtmeier Memorial
  • Recreation Department
  • Veterans Affairs

Ward 2 Polling Places

Polling locations can be found on the Dutchess County Board of Elections website.

Hyde Park Streets Ward 2 (PDF)