Pelych Appointed to Alfred State College Council

Joseph G. Pelych, Hornell, has been appointed by the NYS Governor's Office to the Alfred State College Council.

Council members serve without salary as an advisory group to the president of the College.  Authority of the Council is in such areas as regulations governing student conduct, regulations concerning care and management of campus facilities, review of academic programs, approval of candidates for college degrees, and selection of the College president.

Pelych, an attorney, conducts a private legal practice and serves as the legal counsel for the City of Hornell and the district attorney for Steuben County.

He holds a JD from Albany Law School of Union University, a BS from Clarkson University, and an AS from Alfred State College. 

Pelych is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, the Steuben County Bar Association, Knights of Columbus (4th degree), and the Hornell Elks Club.

Pelych also serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Board and the Hornell YMCA Youth Soccer League. 

The Hornell High School graduate is married to the former Susan Shepard; they are the parents of three adult sons:  Thomas, Michael, and Joseph.