Gerry Compitello is a Democrat who is seeking election as Babylon Town Clerk. She has spent the last decade working to strengthen Babylon for this generation and the next, serving as Chief Aide to former Supervisor Steve Bellone, Vice President of Properties at the Babylon Industrial Development Agency, and most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff for Supervisor Rich Schaffer.
Gerry will continue the work she started with Supervisor Schaffer to make the Town Clerk's office more efficient and effective.
Gerry Compitello lives in Amityville with her husband Jim and daughter Colleen.
Councilwoman Jacqueline A. Gordon was born in Jamaica, West Indies and migrated to this country with her family when she was 7 years old. She grew up in Queens, NY where she attended public schools. After high school, Jackie attended the City University of New York’s Hunter College graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education. In 1997, Councilwoman Gordon completed her Master of Science in Counselor Education at Queens College. Immediately upon graduation, Jackie was offered and accepted her current position as a Guidance Counselor at Wilson Technological Center in Farmingdale. In June 2006, Jackie received her professional diploma in Educational Leadership from Queens College. This is her 27th year in education.
Carol Quirk is running for re-election as Babylon Town Clerk. Quirk was appointed Town Clerk in 2008 after serving as Town Councilwoman. As Councilwoman, Quirk served as chairperson to the Parks and Recreation and Veterans Affairs committees. In this role, Quirk initiated an adaptive swim program for children and oversaw the opening of the Phelps Lane Parks complex, two new spray parks and the Tanner Park Bandshell.
Antonio Martinez is a Democrat who is seeking re-election as Babylon Town Councilman. After a career as a community organizer and then as a union organizer with the Empire State Regional Council of Carpenters, Martinez was appointed to the Town Board in 2008 and was elected to a full-term in 2009. As a member of the Town Board, Martinez serves as the liason to the Department of Parks and Recreation as well as to the Babylon Industrial Development Agency. He also serves as the Town's Deputy Supervisor.
Rich Schaffer is a Democrat who is seeking re-election as Babylon Town Supervisor. After being elected to the County Legislature in 1987, Schaffer initially served as Town Supervisor from 1992 to 2001. Following the election of Supervisor Steve Bellone to the position of County Executive, Schaffer was appointed Supervisor in January 2012 and won a special election that November to fill the remainder of the term.