Mayor - Ralph Ekstrand
Ekstrand is celebrating his 27th year as
Supervising Pharmacist and Principal of Moby Drugs
The company, established in 1935, is
comprised of a full service retail pharmacy as well
as a long-term care pharmacy providing
pharmaceutical services to agencies and nursing
is a member of the American Pharmaceutical
Association, the Long Island Pharmaceutical Society,
the National Association of Community Pharmacies and
the Pharmaceutical Society of the State of New York.
He is a
graduate of St. John’s University with a B.S.
degree in Pharmacy.
Ekstrand is an active member of Farmingdale and the
For 10 years Ralph served as Assistant Cub
Master and Cub Master of St. Killian’s Women’s
Guild sponsored Cub Pack 57.
He is an Eagle Scout and currently sits on
the Eagle Scout Review Board for the Rough Rider
has been a member of the Bethpage Masonic Lodge for
more than 25 years. Ralph is past President and Board member of the Farmingdale
Breakfast Rotary Club and the Farmingdale Chamber of
is Past Chairman of the Board and current Chairman
of the Finance Committee of the Farmingdale United
He has served as a member of the Farmingdale
Business District Improvement Committee and was a
member of the Committee for the USGA/Chamber of
Commerce for the U.S. Open 2002 at Bethpage State
was recognized by the Center for Developmental
Disabilities, Inc. in 1995 (American Dreamer Award)
and he received the Farmingdale Businessman of the
Year Award in 1998.
In 2002 Ralph received the Rotary
International Paul Harris Fellow Award.
In 2006 Ralph was given the Corporate
Leadership Award by the Epilepsy Foundation of Long
Island and the Farmingdale Republican Club Man of
the Year award in 2007.
Ralph has also served as a member of the
Winning Beyond Winning Golf and Dinner Committees.
Deputy Mayor - William Barrett
Barrett grew up in South Farmingdale and is a
graduate of Farmingdale High School. He earned a
BS in accounting from Susquehanna University and a
MBA from Hofstra University.
is a partner in a public accounting firm in
is a member of the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants, New York Society of Certified
Public Accountants and the Government Finance
has volunteered coaching children in Farmingdale
Wolverines Soccer Club, Farmingdale Baseball
League and the Police Athletic League.
He also served a six year term on the
Farmingdale School Board and presently is a member
of the District’s audit committee.
and his wife, Margaret, have lived a quarter mile
from Village Hall for over 30 years where they
raised their children, Bill and Matt.
Trustee - Cheryl Parisi
Cheryl Jaisle Parisi has
a long heritage in Farmingdale. The Jaisle name
is a cornerstone of Village history and has a
long tradition of public service here. Cheryl is
generation Daler. Her great grandfather Stephen
was a Village Trustee and member of the Fire
Department. Her grandfather Howard was a charter
member of the Village Fire Department and served
as the Department’s Treasurer from 1944-1965.
Cheryl has called this Village home for over 60
years. She is a 1968 graduate of Farmingdale
High School, and has been married to her husband
Nick for more than 51 years. Her two children,
Heather and James, were raised in the Village
and that tradition continues with her
grandchildren Makenna and Jaxon. Her son James
and daughter-in-law Elizabeth live here on
Cheryl has accumulated a
long record of public service in this community
having served as the Recording Secretary for the
St. Luke’s Church Counsel, she worked to
relocate that Church’s Parsonage, helped
establish the St. Luke’s Childhood Education
Center, and its summer Camp Program. She has
also volunteered her time as a Sunday school
teacher. She currently produces their
She has been a trustee for
more than 12 years and during this time has
worked tirelessly to revitalize the Village. She
was instrumental in the development of Village
signage, lighting and landscaping for our
parking fields. She currently serves as
chairwoman of the Beautification committee. She
served on the 75/25 Anniversary Celebration
She is currently a member of
the Farmingdale/Bethpage Historical Society and
Women’s Club where she has held many Executive
positions. She is currently co-president and is
responsible for the writing and distribution of
Cheryl currently owns and operates Artistic
Concepts, a graphics arts business located here
in the Village for the past 35 years.
a1984 graduate of SUNY Stony Brook and received his doctorate in
Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College and his license to
practice in the states of New York and California in 1988. He
has been practicing as a doctor of chiropractic in the Village of
Farmingdale since 1988. Since
then, he has cared for hundreds of Farmingdale village residents and
His office has been voted by the readers of the Long Island Press as the
“Best Chiropractic Office on Long Island” six times since 2009.
Previously in 2003, he was presented the award of "Business Person of
the Year" by the Nassau Council of Chamber of Commerce. In 2009 he was
chosen to receive Farmingdale Republican Club “Man of the Year” Award
for his dedicated service to his patients and the community at large. In
2011 and 2014, he was awarded the Long Island Business News "Healthcare
Heroes" award for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. Being involved
in the community, he has Hosted annual blood, food, coat, toy, bike and
school supply drives. Walter organizes free community fitness boot camps
in local parks and school yards. He conducts free educational talks at
libraries, schools, and restaurants on health and wellness. Similarly,
because of his commitment to community and youth health, he brought
International Walk to School Day to Northside Elementary School and has
been coaching the St. Kilian’s CYO swim team and youth basketball for
many years. Dr. Priestley is a fitness enthusiast. Walter is an
accomplished triathlete and marathon runner.
Dr. Priestley is currently president of the Nassau District of the New
York State Chiropractic Association. He is a member of the American
Chiropractic Association and an active member of the Farmingdale Chamber
Dr. Priestley lives in the Village of Farmingdale with his wife Laurie
and three children Alex, Megan, and Allison, who all attend Farmingdale
Anthony Addeo, a lifelong Daler, received all of
his education in the Farmingdale school system. He attended Main Street
School, Weldon E. Howitt Junior High School and is a proud graduate of
Farmingdale High School. In 1977, Anthony continued his educational
endeavor graduating from Nassau Community College with a degree in
Science in 1979. Matriculating from New York Institute of Technology
with a Bachelor of Science in 1982 Anthony aspired to his goal studying
law at OCU School of Law receiving a Juris Doctorate degree in 1984.
the Village of Farmingdale offers Anthony purchased a home raising his
family here where they all have enjoyed many of the attributes the
Anthony has been a sole practitioner
attorney in the Village of Farmingdale since 1987 establishing his
practice at 111 Conklin Street, practicing Estate Planning, Probate and
Real Estate Law.
Anthony has been an active member of the
Farmingdale community. He has served as a coach for the Farmingdale
soccer club, the Farmingdale Baseball League and coached his son,
Salvatore, on many different travel hockey teams. Anthony has served as
an Assistant prosecutor for the Village of Farmingdale from 1987 to 1992
when he was appointed Village prosecutor. Anthony continued his service
to the Village as Village Prosecutor for 14 years. In June 2012 Anthony
was appointed to the Associate Village Judge of Farmingdale. Anthony has
served with distinction as a member of the Board of Directors of the
Nassau County Magistrates Association. He served as counsel to the town
of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals from 2002 until 2010. Anthony will
bring his knowledge of zoning law and practice to the board at a time
when the community is expanding.