Meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Work sessions begin at 6:00 PM and board meetings begin at 7:30 PM.


Mayor Daniel O. DeLano Jr.

Phone: (716) 632-4120 Ext. 3002

Dan is a passionate advocate for the planting of trees and the restoration of the right-of-way in the village. He has led the planting of thousands of trees in the village since the October 2006 storm.

Deputy Mayor Basil J. Piazza

Phone: (716) 632-4120 Ext. 3001

Basil was elected Village Mayor in 1995. He served two terms. He was re-elected to the Village Board and has served as a Trustee since 2005.

Trustee Matthew Etu

Phone: (716) 632-4120

Trustee Etu and his wife, Lauren, have been a Williamsville residents since 2003 and have a daughter. He has served as the Chairman of the Glen Park Joint Board, been a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals in 2011, and has participated in, or assisted with, numerous other committees and programs including to the Glen Park Art Festival and the Re-zoning Committee for the Main Street Multi-Use District. Mr. Etu holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering from the University at Buffalo. A native of the Town of Tonawanda, Mr. Etu is dedicated to the revitalization of Buffalo and its surrounding areas through his work as a Site and Structural Engineer at Tredo Engineers (where he is a partner and has overseen the design and construction of projects with costs up to $110 Million) and as a Board Member of the Buffalo Architecture Foundation, a not-for-profit, public charity dedicated to inspiring the exploration and appreciation of architecture through educational activities for school-aged children and public awareness events engaging citizens of all ages. As a trustee, Mr. Etu hopes to utilize his skillset as the Village revamps its comprehensive plan and will try to implement simple, pragmatic solutions to our Village’s more complex issues.

Trustee Deborah Rogers

Phone: (716) 632-4120 Ext. 3004

​Trustee Rogers has been a Williamsville resident for the last fourteen years. She and her husband, Michael, live in the Village of Williamsville with their two children. Rogers earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Arts degree in human resource management and industrial relations from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. Rogers has served as the chairperson of the Village of Williamsville Meeting House Committee for the past seven years and as a member of the Community Enhancement Committee for the Williamsville Library annual fundraiser for the past five years.

Trustee Al Yates

Phone: (716) 632-4120 Ext. 3003

Trustee Yates is a seven year resident of the Village, where he lives with his wife, Julie Merlo Yates, a lifelong resident of the Village. He has served as the Acting Chairman to the Taste of Williamsville for five years along with serving on the Village Preservation Foundation. The Foundation is responsible for the planting of the potted flowers along Main Street. This year he was appointed Treasurer of the Board. He and his wife jointly served on the Picture Main Street committee this past year. Mr. Yates holds a bachelor degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental Science and Chemistry. He currently is employed by the Dutch instrument manufacturer Skalar Analytical as a Regional Sales Manager. As a Trustee, his plan is to continue to implement the plans of the Picture Main Street initiative and the upcoming repurposing of our Mill. He is also very interested in finding ways to make our village a green village with creative avenues using various new technologies that could also save the village money.