Alan Zuk is a lifelong resident of the Town of Berne. He grew up in West Berne where he lived and worked on his family’s dairy farm. He is a graduate of BKW Central Schools. Alan is married to his wife Millie for 50 years and has two daughters and three grandkids.
Alan earned a BS in business at Clarkson College in Potsdam, NY. He has been employed at BKW for 50 years where he began his career as a school bus driver. After a few months, the job of Transportation Supervisor opened up and Alan was appointed to that position. He was Transportation Supervisor for 35 years. Now, Alan is a substitute bus driver.
Alan served as Town Supervisor from 1985 – 2000. He has been a Town Justice from 1980 – 1984 and then from 2013 to the present time.
Alan is an active member of Helderberg Ambulance Squad where he serves as President. He is also a Life Member of the Berne Fire Company and serves as President. Alan is also President of the Woodlawn Cemetery Association.
When asked what the “Working Together” slogan means to him, he responded, “Working Together in the Justice Court is an absolute necessity. The interaction between the Court, the Prosecution, the Defense team as well as the Probation Department and the Office of Court Administration need to work together in order to provide a fair outcome in every case.” Alan also stated, “The Town of Berne and all of the residents make up the community and there is a need for all the members of the community to work together.”
– Hon. Alan Zuk