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Suffolk Legislature (16th LD)
Susan A. Berland was elected to the Suffolk County Legislature, 16th Legislative District on November 7, 2017 and took her oath of office on January 2, 2018. The 16th Legislative District encompasses the areas of Brentwood, Commack, Deer Park, Dix Hills, East Northport, Elwood, Melville, North Bay Shore and South Huntington. Susan was named Chair of the Veterans Committee, Vice Chair of the Economic Development, Planning & Housing Committee, Vice Chair of the Ways & Means Committee and a Member of the Budget & Finance; Government Operations, Personnel, IT & Diversity; Fire Rescue, EMS & Emergency Preparedness; Education & Labor; Public Safety; and the Public Works, Transportation & Energy Committees. In November, 2020, Susan was selected to serve as the Legislature’s Majority Leader by her colleagues in the Democratic Caucus.
Suffolk Legislature (17th LD)
Councilman Tom Donnelly is a life long resident of the hamlet of Deer Park. A 1984 Graduate of Deer Park High School Councilman Donnelly holds an Associates Degree from Suffolk County Community college and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Saint Joseph’s College Brooklyn NY.
Suffolk Legislature (18th LD)
Councilman Mark Cuthbertson has served on the Huntington Town Board since January 1998. Since then, Cuthbertson has kept his pledge to put politics aside and be part of a bi-partisanship government that has marked the most significant turnaround in local government on Long Island. Throughout his tenure, Cuthbertson has voted to reduce and stabilize taxes in Huntington by working with the other members of the Town Board. Throughout his time in office, Mark Cuthbertson has focused on the area of economic development and job creation and has used his background in real estate law to attract several major projects in the Route 110 corridor including Cannon USA and Rubie’s Costumes.
Suffolk Executive Branch
Suffolk County Sheriff
Errol Toulon, Jr. has 30 years of criminal-justice experience, heavily centered upon corrections intelligence and combating gang violence both inside and outside of correctional facilities. His criminal justice experience commenced with 22 years as a uniformed Member of Service with the New York City Correction Department, where he served as a supervisor and instructor at the Correction Academy, the Firearms and Tactics Unit, Emergency Service Unit and Office of Compliance Consultants. Errol then spent two years serving the constituents of Suffolk County as the Assistant Deputy County Executive for Public Safety under the administration of County Executive Steve Bellone, where he supervised eight public-safety departments, including the Suffolk County Police Department and the Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency services, as well as the Medical Examiner’s Office.
Suffolk County District Attorney
Tim Sini is running for Suffolk County District Attorney to restore integrity to the office and make Suffolk County a safer place to live, work and raise a family. He currently serves as the Suffolk County Police Commissioner. Following a scandal that ended in the federal prosecution of the former Chief of Department, Tim was appointed to this position in January of 2016. Previously, he served as Suffolk’s Deputy County Executive for Public Safety.
Huntington Town Supervisor
A deeply devoted community leader, Rebecca worked for County Executive Bellone, playing a leading role in the Superstorm Sandy relief and recovery effort. Today, she’s the President/CEO of the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI) where she manages a nonprofit business which works for everyday Long Islanders to get the help they need, including feeding thousands of our neighbors, providing resources for hundreds of families, and assisting small businesses all across our region. Rebecca is always putting people first, and that’s what she will do in Town Hall.
Huntington Town Council
Joe Schramm is an active, committed community leader and an experienced, marketing business owner who will bring budget management expertise, people skills and friendly energy to Huntington Town Hall. Schramm believes homeowners are the key investors in the Town. For nearly 30 years, Schramm’s business clients have trusted him with their money, and he is determined to protect the financial investment of homeowners with the same careful attention.
Huntington Town Council
My name is Jen Hebert and I was born and raised on Long Island. My parents were raised in the city - my Dad is from the Bronx and my Mom grew up in Corona, Queens. When they finally saved enough money to move to East Williston, they truly felt they had made it. They created a home for myself and my two brothers where we were taught to value education, respect diversity of all kinds, and offer service to others in our community whenever possible. I met my husband, Jamie, when I was a freshman at Tufts University in Massachusetts. We completed both our undergraduate and graduate degrees while there. He graduated with a Masters in Engineering and I graduated with a Masters in Early Childhood Education. We both got jobs right out of school and for the next five years, I taught Kindergarten in a public school in a suburb of Boston.
Huntington Town Highway Superintendent
Kevin is a 3rd generation life-long resident of Huntington, he was born in Huntington Hospital and is a graduate of Huntington High School. He is a successful business owner for over 30 years and a member in good standing of the Operating Engineers Union, Local 138, for over 40 years. His expansive knowledge in the site development industry mirrors the responsibilities of the Highway Department. Kevin has over 45 years of commercial experience working in the construction industry specializing in excavation, storm water drainage, sanitary systems, water main installation, roadwork and snow plowing. He is a seasoned contract negotiator and project manager working with labor unions, trades, contractors, engineers & architects. This experience guarantees an efficient and economical operation of the Town of Huntington’s Highway Department. With a deep-rooted passion for the Town he loves, Kevin is a natural choice for the Town of Huntington’s Highway Superintendent. Kevin is married to his wife Nancy for 41 years, they raised 3 sons and are the proud grandparents of 2 beautiful granddaughters.
Throughout his career, Charles “Chuck” Schumer has fought to make government work for all Americans by cutting through red tape and finding common-sense solutions to challenges facing the middle- class. Chuck has become known for his tireless work to reduce crime, increase economic opportunity, and expand access to higher education, affordable health care and housing.
US House - (NY-03)
Tom Suozzi, a CPA and attorney, has served as mayor of his hometown, Glen Cove, NY from 1994-2001 and as Nassau County Executive from 2002-2009. Prior to Suozzi taking office, Nassau County was on the brink of bankruptcy and declared the “worst run county in America” by the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Suozzi successfully steered Nassau back from financial collapse and restored it to fiscal stability. In 2005, he was honored as Governing Magazine’s “Public Official of the Year.”
NYS Executive Branch
Lieutenant Governor of NY
Former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul enthusiastically accepted Governor Cuomo’s call to return to public service by running as his choice for Lt. Governor. She is currently traveling across New York, listening to the concerns of citizens, elected officials, small business owners and farmers. Once elected, Kathy plans to focus her attention on continuing the success of the Governor and work with the Regional Economic Development Councils to attract and retain business to create much-needed jobs, and address the skills gap to ensure our citizens, particularly in pockets of poverty, have access to the higher-paying jobs.
On February 7, 2007, Thomas P. DiNapoli was sworn in as the 54th Comptroller of the State of New York. Since taking office, Tom has fought to protect taxpayers -- aggressively identifying government waste, holding public and private institutions accountable, and working to restore the public’s trust in the Comptroller’s office.
NYS Attorney General
Tish James is currently serving in her second term as the Public Advocate for the City of New York. She is the first woman of color to hold Citywide office in New York City. As Public Advocate, she serves as a watchdog over New York City government agencies, and an advocate and lawyer for the City’s most vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. As Public Advocate, Tish has transformed the office to be a real engine of reform and progress. Her office has handled over 32,000 constituent complaints and passed more legislation than all previous Public Advocates combined, including groundbreaking legislation that bans questions about salary history from the employment process to address the pervasive gender wage gap.
NYS Senate - 5th SD
Jim Gaughran’s decades of experience as a public official and as an attorney makes him uniquely qualified to take on the special interests in Albany as the next State Senator from the 5th District. At the age of 26, Jim was elected to the Huntington Town Board in 1983, becoming the youngest Councilman in the history of his town. As a member of the Town Board he wrote one of the State's first ethics laws requiring local officials to disclose all sources of outside income and exposing any possible conflicts of interest. He also ended decades of corrupt garbage collection practices by creating municipal solid waste districts, authored numerous zoning and environmental laws to protect environmentally sensitive areas and, as the lone Democrat, became fiscal watchdog over budgetary issues.
NYS Assembly - District 10
Steve Stern is honored to have served as a Suffolk County Legislator, and is proud of his record which includes many innovative “First in the Nation” and “First in New York State” legislative accomplishments. Keeping his promise to the hard-working families who call Long Island home, Steve has held the line on taxes, refused perks, and worked with his colleagues across party lines and across all levels of government to maintain essential services, protect our quality of life and preserve our environment for generations to come.
President of the United States
"We are in a battle for the soul of America. It’s time to remember who we are. We’re Americans: tough and resilient. We choose hope over fear. Science over fiction. Truth over lies. And unity over division. We treat each other with dignity, we leave nobody behind, and we give hate no safe harbor. We are the United States of America. And together, there is not a single thing we cannot do." Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden and Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr., and the first of four children. When Joe is 10, the Biden family moves to Claymont, Delaware, to look for better work. It becomes the state Joe calls home. Joe enrolls at the University of Delaware, where he double majors in history and political science. He goes on to Syracuse University, where he earns his law degree. At age 29, Joe becomes one of the youngest people ever elected to the United States Senate. Weeks later, tragedy strikes the Biden family when Neilia and Naomi are killed and Hunter and Beau are critically injured in an auto accident.
Vice President of the United States
The first Black and Indian American woman to represent California in the United States Senate, Kamala Harris grew up believing in the promise of America and fighting to make sure that promise is fulfilled for all Americans. Kamala’s father immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica to study economics and her mother immigrated from India. Kamala’s mother told her growing up “Don’t sit around and complain about things, do something,” which is what drives Kamala every single day. Kamala started fighting for working families in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, where she focused on prosecuting child sexual assault cases. From there, she became the first Black woman elected as San Francisco’s District Attorney. In this position, she started a program to provide first-time drug offenders second chances with the opportunity to earn a high school degree and find a job.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a proud New York Democrat. She is running a grassroots campaign to fix our economy and improve life for the middle class and working families across New York. Kirsten remains committed to bringing her grassroots campaign to every New Yorker and working tirelessly on behalf of the Empire State.