Alfred E. “Fred” Fergerson – Deputy Mayor
Term: July 2017 – June 2021
A native and life resident of North Syracuse, Mr. Fergerson is a 6th generation member of the Fergerson family who were among the first settlers in North Syracuse in 1826. He, his wife Patricia, his son Bill, and his daughter Vicky reside in the Village of North Syracuse.
Fred’s home and business are on the same family land the Fergersons have held for over 190 years. He is a licensed Funeral Director, President and owner of Fergerson Funeral Home, Inc. of North Syracuse. He has chaired several village committees for several mayoral administrations; the Chestnut St. Extension project, the Main Street Facade Improvements, NYS DOT Rt. 11 Improvements committee, and co-authoring the current Village Sign Ordinance, and currently chairs the Public Safety Committee. These are a few of the projects he has been actively involved with in our Village.
He holds three degrees, one from OCC and 2 from SUNY at Oswego. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, a Past Master of Memorial Lodge #648 F&AM, a Shriner, a Eucharistic minister and Lector of St. Rose of Lima Church, member of the Order of the Eastern Star, North Syracuse, and a 50+ year member of the National Ski Patrol. He is also a licensed pilot.
Patricia Gustafson – Trustee
Term: July 2015- June 2019
Pat, a 37 year resident of North Syracuse, has 3 children and 1 grandson. She is a graduate of Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, and is a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church. Pat was a nurse for 30 years for the North Syracuse Central School District – 16 years for St. Rose of Lima School and 14 years for Gillette Road Middle School; she retired in 2013. She is a member of the North Syracuse Democrats, a 3 year member of the North Syracuse Lionesses, a 6 year member of the North Syracuse Family Festival, a 7 year member of the North Syracuse Planning Board, and was chosen the Volunteer of the Year in 2012 for the North Area Athletic and Education Center. She looks forward to making a difference by serving the residents of the community where she has worked and resides.
She can be reached at 458-0900.
Chuck Henry – Trustee
Term: July 2017 – June 2021
Chuck resides in the Village of North Syracuse at 115 Single Drive. He has 3 grown children. Chuck drives tractor trailer for Southern Wine and Spirits. He graduated from Cicero High School in 1972. He attended Central City Business Institute (Accounting and Business Management) and part-time studies at Cornell University – Labor Studies. Chuck was a former member of the Village Planning Board (2005-2007) and the Zoning Board of Appeals (2003-2005), as well as a former Village Trustee (2007-2011), and former Deputy Mayor (2011-2015). Chuck is currently the liaison to the Codes Enforcement Dept. and Planning Commission. Chuck feels the biggest issue with the residents is to hold down taxes. Chuck is very supportive of the Police Dept. and the Department of Public Works, which both do a phenomenal job for the Village residents.