2021 Reapportionment Members


Sarah DeStefano is a resident and native of the Town of Olive. Professionally, Sarah is a lawyer and Vice President of a publicly traded financial services firm, where she focuses on anti-money laundering and global sanctions compliance matters. She obtained a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a B.A. in political science and economics from American University in Washington, DC.

Donna Lutz is a lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley, living in the Town of Marlborough for the past 43 years where she and her husband raised their family and are now enjoying their grandchildren. Donna is a retired nurse and laboratory technician. She has been an election inspector for local elections since 2004 and has volunteered for several organizations focusing now on the COVID-19 Vaccination Program in Ulster County.

Andy Monk is a resident of Kingston, NY. He has an MFA in Fine Arts from SUNY New Paltz where his sculptural thesis work was about extreme partisan gerrymandering. Andy is committed to ensuring fair representation for all voters in Ulster County.

Regis Obijiski is a retired not-for-profit executive residing in the Town of Ulster. Currently, he consults as an executive coach and volunteers as vice-chair of the TownOfUlsterCitizens.org. His application to the Reapportionment Commission received bipartisan support from his local community.

Kenneth Panza is a forty-year resident of Woodstock. He is a former member of the Woodstock Town Board and Democratic Committee. Ken is a retired computer specialist and currently a Climate Smart volunteer for the Town of Woodstock.

Travis Rask was born and raised in Ulster County and is a current resident of the City of Kingston. He is an accountant in the city of Kingston where his main focus is tax and auditing. Travis is looking forward to serving on the commission and is excited to be a part of the reapportionment process. 

Kathleen Waithe is a retired law enforcement officer residing in Saugerties who enjoys gardening, traveling hiking and relaxing with a good book. Kathleen relishes a challenge and will be entering Law School in the fall. She looks forward to working with her fellow Commissioners on the Reapportionment Committee for fair and equitable represent