John Aldred was elected Town Trustee in 2017. For the past 46 years he has worked largely on and around the water as:
John graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1971 with a degree in Zoology. After having returned from Peace Corps service in India, he settled in East Hampton, where he and his wife Gale raised two boys. For the past forty five years he has worked here largely on and around the water, life guarding at Hither Hills State Park, as a research assistant in the ichthyology department at the New York Ocean Science Lab in Montauk, a fisheries biologist at Multi Aquaculture Systems fish farm in Napeague, an environmental analyst with the town’s Natural Resources Department and for over twenty years as director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery.
A lifeguard at Hither Hills State Park
A research assistant in the ichthyology department at the New York Ocean Science Lab in Montauk
A fisheries biologist at Multi-Aquaculture Systems’ fish farm in Napeague
An environmental analyst with the Town’s Natural Resources Department
Director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery for over twenty years
The shellfish produced by the Hatchery program yield direct benefits for baymen and recreational harvesters, as well as indirect benefits in improved water quality furnished by filter feeding shellfish. By fostering cooperative working relationships with county, state, and federal agencies and nonprofit institutions and schools, the Hatchery’s projects provide opportunities for baymen to participate in culturing shellfish, as an additional way of remaining on the water.
John graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Zoology. After a stint with the Peace Corps in India, he settled in East Hampton, raising two boys with his wife Gale. John seeks your support for his re-election so that he can continue to contribute to a better environment for all of us, but especially our children and grandchildren.