About Andy

Career experience:

Andy has served as Town Supervisor since January 2012, having been re-elected to a two year term in 2013. His current term runs through December 31, 2015, and he is campaigning for re-election to serve in 2016 and 2017.

Before election as Supervisor, Andy served as CEO of Keep Rockland Beautiful from 2001-2011, leading community cleanups, beautification and educational efforts. Stewart worked closely with volunteer groups, schools, and local governments to reduce blight and improve quality of life for area residents.

From 1995-2005, Andy was a lecturer in environmental policy at Rockland Community College, Vassar, Bard, Ramapo and other area colleges.


Andy was born in 1965 and raised in a small town in New Hampshire. He first moved to Rockland County in 1990 and then in 1995, Andy and his wife Rachel Grob, a Rockland native, moved to Orangetown to raise a family. They now have two children, Jonah (19) and Talia (16), a rescue dog named Choco, and a cat.

Community Involvement:

Rockland County Taskforce on Water Resources Management; he co-chairs the committee on Drought Planning; Blauvelt Lions Club, the Sparkill Watershed Alliance, the Nyack and Pearl River Chambers of Commerce, and the Nyack Boat Club. Formerly volunteered as a coach for the Orangetown Mighty Midgets, served on the Orangetown Planning Board, Nyack Parking Authority, chaired the Rockland County Water Quality Committee, and graduated from both the Pace University Land Use Leadership Alliance and Leadership Rockland.


Wesleyan University, B.A.

Rutgers University, Ph.D. in Geography


Andy’s hobbies include sailing, brewing beer, hiking, soccer, ping pong and reading the news.