About the Supervisor
Rod was born on in 1954 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada to Rodrique and Joanne (Robinson) Lauzon.
In 1992 he married Mary Emily (Larue); he has two sons, two daughter-in-laws and four grandchildren.
Rod attended Salmon River Central School in Fort Covington, New York
Attended SUNY Plattsburgh.
He is a US Navy Veteran and was Honorably Discharged in August 1975
Building Construction Diploma from Commercial Trades Institute in 1980
Reynolds Metals (Alcoa) from 1976 through 2007 as Lead Shift Supervisor.
25-year member of the Knights of Columbus -- Currently the Grand Knight
Member of the Fort Covington American Legion Post 1418 -- Current member of the Color Guard
Achievements in Office
Since taking office in 2004 as the Town Supervisor, with the assistance of the Board, volunteers and the community:
Closed the Westville Landfill with a 1.8 million dollar grant (no cost to the Town);
With the assistance of Warren Gaggin, established a Westville Community Action Network (Westville CAN) -- Neighborhood Watch;
Westville Historical Society building -- the lumber, land and labor were all donated;
Westville Town Park -- three ball fields, storage area, flush toilets, pavilion, playground equipment with $36,000.00 grant;
Addition to the Westville Town Hall with a $35,000.00 grant (no cost to the Town);
Completion of 5 HUD/Housing Grants -- approximately 2 million dollars (no cost to the Town); and
Verizon Wireless Cell Tower
All of these accomplishments could not have happened without the assistance of many wonderful volunteers!! Westville is rich in community spirit and pride!