Janis Colarusso

Former Town Supervisor Janis Colarusso devoted two decades of service to her hometown of Orchard Park and is ready to serve again. Colarusso, a 1976 Orchard Park High School graduate, was elected town clerk in 1993 and then town supervisor in 2009. Colarusso has a deep understanding of town government. As clerk, Colarusso was responsible for issuing licenses and recording the minutes of Town Board meetings.

As supervisor, Colarusso improved communication among town departments, implemented new timekeeping policies to ensure employee accountability to taxpayers and helped bring the dispatch area within the Police Department into the 21st century. Colarusso also understands the needs of small businesses, having served as a director for the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.

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