Press Release

Town GOP Committee Endorses Catherine Menikotz for Town Supervisor

For Immediate Release 


The Town of Canandaigua Republican Committee is pleased to announce that it has voted to endorse Catherine Menikotz for the office of Town of Canandaigua Supervisor. The committee’s decision was based on thorough candidate interviews, and the committee expresses its gratitude to all the candidates it interviewed. The office of Town Supervisor will be filled in a special election on November 6th. The winner will fill the remaining term of Greg Westbrook, who recently announced his resignation as Town Supervisor.   


Ms. Menikotz is an accomplished attorney and community volunteer. She is a 1987 graduate of the University of Albany Law School, and has served as both an Assistant District Attorney and Public Defender in Ontario County. She currently serves as the First Assistant Public Defender for the Ontario County Public Defender’s Office. She is also actively engaged in our community, serving as the secretary of the Greater Canandaigua Civic Center and was a former board member at the Canandaigua Montessori School.   


The Committee was impressed with the energy, passion, and commitment that Ms. Menikotz has for the continued development and progress of the Town of Canandaigua. She is a strong proponent of the various Citizens Implementation Committees that have provided invaluable insight and feedback to the Town Board and Town employees, and she looks forward to providing continued leadership to the Town’s efforts to protect the environment and effectively manage growing development pressures in the Town, both residential and commercial. The members of the Town of Canandaigua Republican Committee look forward to supporting Ms. Menikotz in the upcoming election.