The Bellport Village elections took place on Tuesday, June 21. Incumbent trustee Steve Mackin ran for re-election, unopposed, for his fourth term. Additionally, trustee Maureen Veitch did not run again, leaving her seat open. To fill the vacancy, resident Nathan Rohrmeier ran unopposed. Each seat will be two-year terms. A total of 116 residents voted in the unopposed election. Mackin received 77 votes and Rohrmeier received 107.
Trustee Steve Mackin
Steven Mackin was elected to his first term in2016. As a Bellport resident for over 40 years and member of the Bellport Fire Department, he originally ran for trustee on the platform to offer a better handle on ever-increasing taxes and a younger perspective.
Rohrmeier was born and raised in Bellport, and though he said he was fortunate to spend a portion of his life traveling throughout the world, he has always known that Bellport was the place he would call home for the rest of his life. Now, he and his children are growing up in Bellport Village. He graduated from Bellport High School, where he played football and lacrosse. He was also a Rotary Exchange Scholar, where he represented the country studying in the Philippines during his senior year. After graduating from BHS, he attended Clemson University, majoring in finance and minoring in real estate. He has an educational background and 20-plus years of professional experience in various aspects of financial services with extensive knowledge of mortgages, municipal bonds, and an array of fixed-income products.
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