The District/Our Commissioners



Edmund M. Erickson, Chairman

In the December 2017 election, Commissioner Erickson was re-elected to the Huntington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners.  Commissioner Erickson is a 56 year member of the Engine Company of the Huntington Fire Department.  As a member of the Fire Department he presently serves as Treasurer for both the Engine Company and the Fire Department.  He holds a Master Degree from C.W. Post College and is retired from the Suffolk County Police Department after serving for 42 years.





Michael F. Plant, Vice Chairman

In the December 2018 election, Michael F. Plant was elected to the Huntington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners.  He is a resident of Huntington for 30 years and has served in the Huntington Fire Department for 20 years.  Commissioner Plant has served as 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Lieutenant and Captain in the Hook and Ladder Company.  Commissioner Plant is the Vice President and Director of Operations for Bartco Management Corporation.



Andre Sorrentino, Commissioner

In the December 2019 election, Andre Sorrentino, Jr. was re-elected to the Huntington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners. He is a lifetime resident of Huntington, owner of Professional Automotive Service and Sorrentino Trucking. Andre is also Superintendent of Highways for the Town of Huntington beginning his term on January 1, 2022.


Thomas Brown, Commissioner

In the December 2020 election, Thomas Brown was re-elected to the Huntington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners for a eighth consecutive term.  He is currently retired from the Lloyd Harbor Police Department where he worked for 33 years and resides in Lloyd Harbor.


Thomas Collins Sr., Commissioner

In the December 2021 election, Thomas Collins was re-elected to the Huntington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners.  A resident of Huntington since 1939 and proprietor of Collins Electrical Contracting, Inc.  Tom has been on the Board since 1992.



District Staff

Contact: (631) 673-2240

District Manager: Bruce Smith
Fred J. Buckholtz, Jr.
Secretary/Deputy Treasurer:  Karla Wright
Account Clerk:  Marie Caputo
District Counsel:  Joseph Frank



List of Former Board of Fire Commissioners

Michael F. Plant 2019 – present

Andre Sorrentino, Jr. 2015-present

Edmund M. Erickson 2003- present

Thomas Brown 1985-present

Thomas Collins 1992 – 2022

Andrew Kitzen 2004 – 2018
Clifford Schwier Sr. 1985 – 2003 & 2008 – 2014
Douglas King 2005-2008
Robert LaMay 1984-2004
Joseph Rech 1998-2002
John LoScalzo 1981-1997
John McCrickert 1977-1984
C. Griffith, Jr. 1976-1991
Louis Giglio 1967-1977
Harold Greene 1973-1974
Henry Berleth 1970-1985
Edward Meyer 1969-1981
Seymour Hirschfeld 1968-1985
Frank Carino 1974-1976
John Conroy 1964-1967
Wm. Earle Poole 1963-1973
T.S. Prime 1960-1970
Gordon Thomson 1960-1968
Roy E. Lott 1949-1960
Earl Chapple 1941-1964
Charles Van Sise 1932-1949
Charles E. Deming 1930-1961
Clarence Griffith, Sr. 1925-1969
George Mck. Brown 1925-1960
Corwin 1922-1925
William Ernest 1922-1925
Louis B. Smith 1919-1922
H.A. Baylis 1915-1922
A.V. Sammis 1913-1932