Frederick H. Monroe
Executive Director


Warren County

Contact Frederick H. Monroe

117 Blythewood Island
P.O. Box 579
Chestertown, New York 12817
Tel: 518-494-3607
Cell: 518-796-2415

Fred is a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law with a J.D. degree cum laude. He was selected as a member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society and was admitted to practice in New York and federal courts. He practiced real estate, civil and criminal law in the Adirondacks from 1976 to 1999. During that time, he also served as counsel to the Adirondack Towns of Chester, Schroon, Minerva and Lake Pleasant, and as Counsel to the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board. In that position he attended APA meetings, researched issues and prepared resolutions and reports to the governor and legislature. He was appointed executive director of the Review Board in April 2005. He has testified on land use issues at congressional and New York State legislative hearings.

He is the supervisor of the Town of Chester and past chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors. He is also a director and one of the founders of the Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages. He has represented Warren County on the DEC Open Space Committee and the Adirondack Initiative Roundtable. He served on the federally funded New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine Northern Forest Lands Council Advisory Committee and the steering committee for the Adirondack Park Regional Assessment Project. He currently serves on the Intercounty Legislative Committee of the Adirondacks, the New York State Forest Preserve Advisory Committee for the Adirondacks and the Catskills ,and the SAVE Lake George Partnership