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Muscoreil announces candidacy for Wilson town clerk

WILSON – A. Diane Muscoreil, deputy clerk of the Town of Wilson, on Tuesday announced her candidacy for the office of town clerk to succeed longtime Town Clerk Wanda E. Burrows, who will retire at the end of her term after more than 30 years of service.

“I love my job and look forward to the opportunity to continue the friendly, helpful and professional services that our residents have come to expect from the Wilson Town Clerk’s Office,” Muscoreil said in a statement. “I am lucky to have served under the guidance of such an outstanding town clerk for the past 17 years.”

Muscoreil, 68, a registered Republican, will seek the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties’ nominations for the November election.

She is a member of the New York State Town Clerks Association and has been designated a registered municipal clerk by that association, and a certified municipal clerk by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

She maintains the town website and is currently chairwoman of the Wilson Youth Commission and a board member of the New York Association of Local Government Records Officers.

Muscoreil serves in many community volunteer organizations, including secretary of the Wilson Lions Club, where she was named Lion of the Year, and is the webmaster, zone chairman and region chairman for the District 20-N, Lions.

She was the recording secretary for the Wilson Historical Society. She serves as recording secretary for the Wilson Historical Society, president of the Gnostic Guild and trustee on the Wilson Free Library Board, and is an exempt member of the South Wilson Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, where she served as president for eight years and vice president for five years.

She and her husband, James, have lived in Wilson for 30 years and have two grown sons, James Jr. and Kevin.