Elected Town Board Members

Dan Woolaver - Town Councilman


 Dan  is in his fourth year as a Town Councilman and he looks forward to  serving for four more years. He has served as the liaison to the Zoning  Board of Appeals as well as the Zoning Citizens Committee. Dan is a  lifelong resident of Rush, growing up on Pleasant Drive where his mother  still resides. He has a BS in Business Management from SUNY Geneseo.   Dan has worked as a remodeling contractor for the last 25 years,  assisting many Rush residents with their projects. He was also a past  Chairman of the St. Joseph’s Church Building and Grounds Committee. Dan  lives on East Henrietta Road with his wife Susan, daughters Emily and  Megan, and son Charlie. 

Dan was re-elected in 2015. 

Dan can be reached at 585-533-1312 or danw@townofrush.com

Rita McCarthy - Town Councilwoman


 Rita  is honored to serve her second term as a town board member for the Town  of Rush. During her tenure, she has done her utmost to engage with  residents and make decisions based on what is good for the town as a  whole. Rita was liaison to the Renewable Energy Citizens Committee  during their tenure and was a member of the steering committee for the  very successful Rush Design Charrette Day, which occurred this past  June. Rita is currently the liaison to the Rush Public Library Board of  Trustees and sits on the Rush Bicentennial Committee.
Rita and her family have been residents of the town of Rush for nearly  14 years.  Rita received her Associates Degree from Monroe Community  College and studied Biology at SUNY Oswego. She is currently working on a  management degree at RIT. Rita is employed in the Dean’s Office of  the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. She and her  husband Tim enjoy biking the Lehigh Valley Trail and volunteering in  their church and community.  

Rita was re-elected in 2017. 

Rita can be reached at 585-533-1312 or rita@townofrush.com.​

Elected Officials

Pamela Bucci - Town Clerk


 Pamela  is mother of two children, Erica and Zachary with Jim.  Elected as town  clerk in 2008.  She is a graduate from both the State University of New  York at Alfred and St. John Fisher College.  Pam has worked for the  town for 21 years, 11 of which have been as the Town Clerk and Tax  Collector.  Pam has achieved the recognition of Registered Municipal  Clerk and strives to keep the town’s technology current. She has also  been the past President, Vice, Secretary and current Treasurer of the  Monroe County Town Clerk, Tax Receiver and Collectors Association  (MCTCTRA). Pam enjoys coordinating the town flowerbeds, Monroe County in  Bloom program and holiday decorations that add to the beauty of the  Town of Rush. 

Pamela was re-elected as Town Clerk in 2015.

Pam can be reached at 585-533-1312 or pam@townofrush.com

Mark David - Highway Superintendent


 Rush born and raised, Mark and his wife Debby reside on the family farm next  door to his parents. They have two adult daughters and four  grandchildren. Mark has over 36 years’ experience working for the  Highway Department serving the past 9 years as Highway Superintendent.  He is an active member of both the Monroe County Highway Superintendents  Association where he currently serves as President, and has been seated  on the Board of Directors for the past 9 years. Mark is also active in  the New York State Association of Town Highway Superintendents,  advocating both locally and in Albany for Local Roads Funding. He has 13  years participation and training in the Cornell Local Roads School and  Highway Masters programs. Mark attended both SUNY Morrisville and Monroe  Community College.

Mark was re-elected in 2015.


Mark can be reached at 585-533-1770 or rushhighwayde@rochester.rr.com.

Town Justices

Michael Tallon - Town Justice


 Mike Tallon was elected as Town Justice in 2018.

Mike can be reached at 585-533-1130.

Donald Knab - Town Justice


Donald was elected as Town Justice in 2016.


Don can be reached at 585-533-1130