Tim Hall

Suffolk County Legislature (4th LD)

Kate Browning

Suffolk Legislature (3rd LD)
Kate Browning

Kate served as a Suffolk County Legislator representing the 3rd district where she fought for Suffolk County’s working families. She successfully controlled spending and held the line on taxes, cracked down on illegal housing and made protecting our precious environment a focus.
Before taking office, Kate worked as a school bus driver for the William Floyd School District in order to make ends meet and have the same hours as her children while they attended school. She and her husband, Steve, are the proud parents of Aoife, Sean, and Aodhan and their three grandchildren.

Joe Tronolone

Suffolk Legislature (10th LD)

Joe Tronolone is a 32-year resident of Islip with strong ties to his community. A dedicated member of the Islip Fire Department since 2006, Joe has volunteered countless hours to help keep his neighbors safe. He’s also a community leader and activist that has organized and participated in actions on issues ranging from healthcare to the environment, campaign finance reform and food quality.

During his time volunteering for several campaigns Joe realized he had a passion for talking with people and listening to what issues were important to them. In addition to serving on the Islip Town & Suffolk County Democratic Committees, Joe was also a delegate candidate for Bernie Sanders in 2016.

Joe graduated from Islip High School, Suffolk Community College and received a B.A. in Mathematics from Saint Joseph’s College. From 2006-2015 Joe worked in banking where he helped working families & small businesses and saw the financial challenges they face. After 9 years Joe left banking to pursue what he felt was a more meaningful & rewarding career as a math teacher.

Ann Welker

Suffolk County Legislature (2nd LD)
Ann Welker

A native of the East End, Ann has spent her life on ,or in , the waters of Southampton Town. Protection and preservation of the water quality of our bays , ponds and ocean are the preeminent priority for Ann and what led her to serve on the Southampton Town Board of Trustees.
Each member of the Board of Trustees has a geographic area of the Town that they are responsible for, Ann’s area is the eastern section of the town, encompassing the hamlets of Water Mill, Bridgehampton, Noyac, Sag Harbor and Sagaponack. Mecox Bay, Sagaponack Pond and the coastal ponds found in the Long Pond Greenbelt are some of the many water bodies found in these hamlets. Acting as a steward of the waterways, protecting beach access, and preserving the maritime traditions of this wonderful place we call home make serving as a Southampton Town Trustee an important role for Ann , especially as our community faces threats from climate change, sea level rise and continued growth.

Claire McKeon

Suffolk County Legislature (14th LD)

Claire McKeon is a lifelong resident of Lindenhurst graduating from Lindenhurst High School Class of ’71. Claire graduated from Suffolk Community College with an AAS where she studied Business Administration and Paralegal Studies. Upon graduating from Suffolk Community College, she attended SUNY Empire where she continued her studies in Business Administration and Labor Relations.

Claire currently works at the Town of Babylon as the Executive Director of Youth and Disabled services. Claire is responsible for the management of the Youth Bureau, Youth Institute, Deer Park Community Center, Disabled Services, Therapeutic Institute as well as facilitating the funding for seven youth centers that serve the various hamlets within the Town of Babylon.

In addition to her regular duties as Executive Director, Claire is an advocate for the youth of the Town of Babylon in their school settings to ensure that they are receiving the services that they need. She is the President of the Association of NYS Youth Courts, a member of the Governor’s Regional Youth Justice Team, a member of Sheriff Demarco’s Youth Re-entry Task Force and Strategic Planning and is the Chair of the Safe and Supportive Schools and Communities Consortium.

Claire resides in Lindenhurst where she raised her sons Kurt, Ryan and Mark.

Kevin Hyms

Suffolk County Legislature (12th LD)

Kevin grew up in Nesconset and has been a homeowner in Lake Ronkonkoma for the past 28 years. He graduated from Sachem High School and chose to continue his education at Stony Brook University earning a B.S. degree in Chemistry. Kevin continued his education at New York Institute of Technology earning an M.B.A. in Management. He continued additional education obtaining national certification as a Certified Safety Professional. Kevin has worked as an environmental, health and safety engineer.

Sam Gonzalez

Suffolk Legislature (9th LD)
Sam Gonzalez

Samuel Gonzalez Jr, born in Brooklyn New York, has spent his career as a labor advocate representing workers across New York State. With more than 32 years of experience in the labor movement, Mr. Gonzalez has proven to be an exceptional leader; dedicated to charting a new course for the labor movement in New York City and beyond.

Josh Slaughter

Suffolk Legislature (3rd LD)

A lifelong resident of Suffolk County’s south shore, Josh has resided in Shirley for the last decade. The son of a teacher and union truck driver, he shares our working family values and knows what it means to make ends meet on Long Island. After graduating with honors from Patchogue-Medford, his passion for public service led him to receive a bachelor’s degree in political science from SUNY Albany where he gained valuable experience working in the New York State Assembly.

Thomas Donnelly

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.