Meet The Candidates

Shaun Wiggins

Having traveled and lived across many parts of the world, Shaun Wiggins could think of no better place to settle down than in Saratoga Springs to start his business, Soteryx Corp. 

Shaun’s professional career spans across the private and public sectors, having served as a Clandestine Service Officer in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, a senior leader within U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General, and as an executive in both Royal Dutch Shell and the General Electric Company. 

Locally, Shaun currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Saratoga Springs City Center and nationally, he serves as an advisor and volunteer for technology and education focused nonprofit organizations. 

Shaun is married to Salima Wiggins and they are the proud parents of two children, Shaun M. Wiggins – who is a member of the National Honor Society at Saratoga High School – and Nina Wiggins who is quick to tell her brother that she has all “3”s at Caroline Elementary. 

Shaun has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Southern University and is working on his Masters at a college in Massachusetts.

Ed Cubanski

In addition to an impressive 28 years of service in the United States Coast Guard, Ed Cubanski is currently the Chief

Operating Officer for the Eastern New York American Red Cross.

Cubanski holds a BA in Electrical Engineering from

the United States Coast Guard Academy and an MBA from Emery-Riddle Aeronautical University.

His volunteer position as president of the New London Maritime Museum in New London, CT is extremely important to him, as is his leadership role in the Coast Guard Academy Admissions Partner Program of NY state.

According to Cubanski, his most significant roles to date are husband to wife Shirley Cagle, and father to two daughters, both children within the Saratoga Springs City School District.

Dean Kolligian

To say that involvement with and giving back to community are important to Dean Kolligian would be an understatement. 

As current vice president in charge of

Security and Facility Operations at Adirondack Trust, Kolligian still finds time to assist with coaching youth sports, and to serve on numerous boards, including:  

Chair of Saratoga Hospital Foundation Golf Invitational, Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Appeals, City of Saratoga Springs Downtown Special Assessment District, Wellspring, and a trustee for the New York State Troopers PBA Signal 30 Fund.

Kolligian holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a master’s degree in Healthcare Management and Business


Additionally, he and his wife, Erinn, are successful small business owners of McGregor Village Development Corporation.

Kolligian is father to four children within the Saratoga Springs City School District, ranging in ages from eight to seventeen.