William Reinhardt (D)
Albany County Legislative District 33
William Reinhardt took office as Albany County legislator representing residents of the 33rd legislative district in January 2016.
Bill served on the Bethlehem Town Board from 2013 to 2015, and on the town’s Budget Advisory Team in 2012. Bill's professional career in the fields of energy policy and technology development includes 26 years at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
Recently, Bill has focused on a sustainable energy strategy in Bethlehem and Albany County in the context of our changing global climate. In 2014, to support the Bethlehem Sustainability Plan and county-wide sustainability efforts, Bill cofounded Solarize Albany, a nonprofit citizens group seeking to transform solar energy markets in Albany County through public education and the bulk purchase of solar power installations.
Bill attended Cornell University before earning Masters Degrees in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, and Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Residents of Slingerlands since 1989, Bill and his wife, Gail, have raised three children, Jessie, Seth and DJ.