Ward 2

Douglas Koop

  • Ward 2 Kingston resident for 23 years (@149 Main St.)
  • Married to Constance Rudd (“First Lady of the Second Ward”)
  • Graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (BS) and Lehigh University (PhD)
  • Four children, all graduates of SUNY Ulster; one from SUNY Geneseo, one from SUNY Plattsburgh)
  • Four grandchildren
  • Chair of Finance & Audit Committee
  • Member of Community Development Committee (awarder of CDBG’s)
  • Voted to approve the Sales Tax Agreement with Ulster County
  • Voted to oppose the shooting range in mid-town Kingston
  • Voted to save the historic Booth House
  • Member of Mayor’s Parking Advisory Committee
  • Council Liaison to KUBA and Pike Plan
  • Adjunct Lecturer in Physics (12 years) at SUNY-New Paltz
  • Treasurer of New Paltz Chapter of United University Professions (UUP)
  • Faculty member for Bard College Prison Initiative
  • Former General Manager of Ferroxcube in Saugerties
  • Former President and CEO of the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center, Inc.
  • Former Executive Director of Hudson Valley Regional Council
  • Former Board Member, YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County (three terms)
  • Former Board Member, Ulster County Development Corp. (three terms)
  • Former Board Member, Hudson Valley Pattern (two terms)


(845) 706-5053
149 Main Street