Onondaga County’s fourth County Executive, J. Ryan McMahon II was sworn-in Sunday, November 4 in the Great Room of the Gordon Student Center. College President Dr. Casey Crabill welcomed McMahon’s supporters to the event and presented him with an OCC-themed gift, a Men’s Lacrosse jersey with the number 4 and the name “McMahon” across the back. “When I was thinking about a new County Executive I thought, ‘at OCC it’s all about team.’ So County Executive McMahon, the fourth County Executive, we wish you nothing but the best. It’s a lacrosse jersey so we know it’s the best,” said Dr. Crabill. OCC Men’s Lacrosse team has won 11 national championships.
McMahon began his remarks by thanking the College for hosting his swearing-in ceremony. “It’s fitting we’re here because so much happens here at OCC. This isn’t just where we educate our kids. This is an ecosystem and a laboratory for our new economy. I’m so pleased to be here.”
The County Executive will return to campus Tuesday, November 13 when he will hold a Town Hall meeting at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Academic II building. McMahon will discuss his top priorities including poverty, aging infrastructure and economic development. Following his opening remarks McMahon will take questions from the audience. Anyone interested in attending is asked to register in advance at this website. The Town Hall is being coordinated and moderated by FOCUS Greater Syracuse and Leadership Greater Syracuse.