Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Dr. Virginia Rederer who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Village of Buchanan, New York.

Created and hosted by Senator Ball, The Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame was designed to honor outstanding women from throughout the 40th Senate District. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district was asked to nominate a woman to be honored at the event. All the nominees were formally honored and inducted in the Hall of Fame at a district-wide ceremony at The Donald B. Smith, Putnam County Emergency Services Building in Carmel, NY.

Dr. Virginia Rederer has received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Fordham University and served as the Superintendent of Schools for the Hendrick Hudson School District and as an Adjunct Professor for Mercy College and Fordham University. Dr. Rederer has been recognized for her service to the Hendrick Hudson School District by the New York State Council of School Superintendents, the New York State Association of School Personnel, and the Hendrick Hudson Community Education Foundation.

Dr. Virginia Rederer is also a contributing member of the Buchanan Senior Citizen Club, the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Auxiliary as past Secretary to the Board and a member of the Scholarship Board, the Hendrick Hudson Community Education Foundation as past Vice President and Chair of the Grants Committee, and the St. Christopher’s Church Parish Council.

“The woman who are here today were nominated by their communities, hand-picked because they chose a path of leadership, living a life of service before self,” said Senator Greg Ball. “Each one of these women here today is so well deserving of this honor because they have built a reputation of action, compassion and integrity a path that that stands as an example to all.”


For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Joe Bachmeier: (845) 200-9716.



About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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