Fredrick J. Carter, Sr. was appointed as a voting member of the Development Authority on May 3, 2010, by the St. Lawrence County Legislature.
Mr. Carter retired as the President and Principal Executive Officer of the Teamsters Local 687 in 2009, having served in various capacities since joining the Teamsters in 1968. He was elected as a Trustee on the Executive Board and a Trustee on the Insurance Trust Fund serving over twenty years. He was elected Vice President and Assistant Business Agent in 1983 and became President in 1987 and served until his retirement in 2009.
Mr. Carter served on the Boards of the St. Lawrence County United Way, the Ogdensburg Growth Fund of the City of Ogdensburg and the Ogdensburg Correctional and Riverview Correctional Facilities Advisory Boards.
In 1992, Governor Mario Cuomo appointed Mr. Carter to the Board of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority, and has since been reappointed for the second and third five year terms by Governor George Pataki and Governor David Paterson. Mr. Carter has served as Chairman of the Board since January 2006.
Mr. Carter is an active participant with the North Corridor Transportation Group (I-98) advocating an interstate highway connecting Watertown, New York to Plattsburgh, New York.
Mr. Fredrick J. Carter, Sr. was first nominated as a non-voting member of the Authority by the Honorable Speaker of the Assembly Sheldon Silver, and appointed by Governor Pataki on November 4, 2004.
Current term start date is December 2, 2013 with an expiration date of December 3, 2017.