With determination and assertiveness, Barbara S. Wheeler has a driving passion to serve the people of Amsterdam. She truly cares about her community and is dedicated to overcoming obstacles, producing results. Barbara believes in shared services and consolidation of county government to save tax dollars.
Barbara is working to help reduce crime in the 4th Ward through a series of Ward meetings with the Alderman and the community.
Supervisor Wheeler is keeping her pledge to never vote for a tax increase.
Amsterdam is rich with cultural heritage. From the Chuctanunda Creek to the Mohawk River, our people reflect the same diversity that makes up the fabric of our City. Barbara S. Wheeler is working hard to preserve that heritage so it can be celebrated by her 8-year-old son Gabriel. Only a few credits away from a Bachelor’s Degree in History from SUNY Albany, Barbara earned an Associate Degree from Fulton-Montgomery Community College in 2009.
In addition to serving as 4th Ward Supervisor, Barbara S. Wheeler has served the public in the following ways:
• YMCA Board of Directors (2+ years)
• Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors
• Law Review Board Committee
• Chairman of the Education and Government Committee
• FM Board of Trustees (2009)