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Rona Klopman

Candidate for: 
East Hampton Trustee

An Amagansett resident for 27 years, Rona Klopman has been a tireless community activist and leader. Her respect and concern for our beaches, harbors and wetlands comes from her many years living near and walking along our fragile coastline. She has served on and chaired the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, and served as vice-chairman and secretary of the East Hampton Democratic Committee. Rona is an active board member of Temple Adas Israel, president of the Amagansett East Association, and member of the town's Litter/Recycling Committee.

Rona graduated from Hunter College with a degree in Mathematics and continued her education, earning two Masters degrees leading to a 30 year career teaching in the Jericho school district.

Rona has two married children, David, an attorney and Leah, a High School art teacher. She has four grandchildren, two granddaughters and twin boys in college.

Rona Klopman is running for Trustee because of her life-long passion for maintaining the quality of our waters and access to our magnificent beaches. To attain that goal, she believes in 1)working for better cooperation and communication between the Trustees and the Town Board, 2) recognizing and working with government agencies such as the State Department of Environmental Conservation, 3) educating the public about the duties and responsibilities of the Trustees through TV coverage of their meetings, and 4) initiating legislation which will protect our natural resources and beaches so all residents are guided by the same rules and regulations.