Plainview Water District has a three-member Board of Commissioners elected by the residents of the District. The Board implements policies and approves expenditures. The Superintendent is responsible to report to the Board and to supervise a team of trained personnel.

Marc B. Laykind


Since 2015, Marc Laykind has proudly served the Plainview-Old Bethpage community as a Plainview Water District (PWD) Commissioner and was elected as Chairman of the District’s Board of Commissioners in 2017. He is also a member of the Long Island Water Conference (LIWC), the Nassau-Suffolk Commissioners Association and the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

During his tenure as Chairman, Marc has led the District in its unprecedented investment into the community water treatment infrastructure to remove emerging contaminants. Since 2017, he has overseen the development and installation of numerous Advance Oxidation Process and Granular Activated Carbon treatment systems for the removal of contaminants 1,4-dioxane, PFOA and PFOS.

Mr. Laykind is a practicing attorney and oversees a general practice that concentrates on criminal and civil litigation with offices in New York City and Nassau County. He has been an active member in the Plainview-Old Bethpage community for over 30 years, where he resides with his wife, Debbie, and their two sons.

Andrew N. Bader


Commissioner Bader has served the Plainview-Old Bethpage community as a PWD Commissioner since 2010. In 2017, he served as President of the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioner’s Association and has also served as the Chairman and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the LIWC. Mr. Bader is also an active member of the AWWA.

In addition to his water-industry experience, Mr. Bader is vice president at Mercury Tax Service, Inc. Mr. Bader has served as an educator for over 30 years, teaching economics, U.S. government, and history. He also serves as the immediate Past President of the Plainview Jewish Center (PJC) men’s club, serves on the Board of Directors for the PJC, and as an advisory board member of JCRC Long Island. Mr. Bader is also a member of the Sons of the American Legion and is a former Assistant Scout Master for Troop 170 and Assistant Pack Master for Troop 423.

He and his wife Mara have lived in Plainview since 1994, where they raised their 3 children.

Michael A. Chad


Commissioner Chad began his term for the Plainview Water District in January 2022. He has been an accountant in private practice since 1988 after earning his BA in Accounting at the City University of New York’s Brooklyn College. His business expertise encompasses all aspects of general accounting, with a focus on corporate and personal income taxes.

Since 2014, Commissioner Chad has held several prominent roles in the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, initially serving as the organization’s treasurer and then on its Board of Directors. Commissioner Chad is also a long-time member of the Plainview Jewish Center Men’s Club (PJC), where he served as the organization’s past president and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the LIWC and the Nassau-Suffolk Commissioners Association and the AWWA.

He has been a proud resident of Plainview since 1994, where he raised his two children and currently lives with his wife.

Stephen Moriarty, P.E.


Stephen Moriarty brings extensive public service experience to his post, having served as Assistant Superintendent at the Water Authority of Great Neck North for over six years and prior to that as Project Engineer at the Incorporated Village of Garden City for 10 years. Mr. Moriarty’s engineering experience and his dedication to customer service are precisely what the Board sought in a new Superintendent.

As Superintendent, Mr. Moriarty is responsible for day-to-day District operations, managing administrative staff and field operators, and oversight of wells and treatment facilities.

Mr. Moriarty enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served aboard a nuclear fast attack submarine during the Persian Gulf War. Later, he re-enlisted in the Naval Reserve, serving with the Seabees and working with the U.S. Marines. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and is a NYS Licensed Professional Engineer.