Longtime resident looking to further serve local community
Firefighter Scott Skrynecki, a life-long resident of Hicksville and member of the Hicksville Fire Department, recently announced his candidacy for commissioner of the Hicksville Fire District.
Like his parents, Steve Skrynecki and Jean Hasbrouck Skrynecki, Scott graduated from Hicksville High School and was very involved in the Hicksville community from an early age. Skrynecki is an active member of the Hicksville Fire Department’s Engine Company 7, where his grandfather Fred Hasbrouck was captain in the 1970s.
After graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in political science, Skrynecki served as a federal air marshal with the United States Department of Homeland Security and is a New York State certified Hazardous Materials Technician. Currently, he is a licensed attorney and the director of investigations at the Nassau County Department of Social Services where he specializes in detecting and deterring Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse.
Following in the drumming footsteps of his grandfather and father, Skrynecki is a member of the Nassau County Police Pipe Band and drum instructor for the Nassau County Firefighters Pipe Band. He has been dating his girlfriend, Jessica, an attorney and police officer whom he met in law school, for four years and is thrilled to have her support and the support of his friends and family.
Fire District Elections will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the Hicksville Fire Department on E. Marie Street and at substation 4 on Levittown Parkway.