Niagara Gazette — Town Justice David Truesdale is seeking re-election to a ninth term as Town of Porter Town Justice. Truesdale, a lifelong resident of the Town of Porter, is completing his 32nd year as justice.
A graduate of Lewiston-Porter in 1966, he went on to receive his Bachelor's of Science in Elementary and Early Secondary Education in 1970. That year, he began his 32-year teaching career in the Wilson Central School District, where he taught fifth and sixth grades. He completed his graduate studies at Niagara University in 1975.
He has also served on several committees within the Town of Porter, including the Porter Recreation Commission. He is a Life Member of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Company where he has served as president, vice president, secretary, trustee and assistant chief. He is presently the company's treasurer.
Truesdale is a member of the New York State Magistrates’ Association and the Niagara County Magistrates’ Association where he has served as president and treasurer.
He completed his basic judicial training through the New York State Unified Court System in 1981 and has successfully completed advanced training through the same agency each year.