Corona, New York , United States
Jul 24, 2005 05:51pm
|Info||Jeffrion L. Aubry, Democrat for the 35th A.D. of Queens County was elected to the New York State Assembly in a Special Election on January 3, 1992. |
Assemblyman Aubry is Chairman of the Assembly Standing Committee on Correction, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Airports and Economic Development, a member of the Council of State Governments, a member of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc., a member of the New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, a member of the Medicaid Working Group, a member of the Assembly Majority Worker's Compensation Reform Task Force, and is now serving on the Standing Committees on Cities; Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry; Governmental Employees; Housing; Social Services; and the Subcommittee on Public Housing. As Chairman of the Committee on Correction, Assemblyman Aubry has introduced legislation to reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws in New York State, and has also sponsored "The Drug Law Reform, Drug Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2001."
Assemblyman Aubry was the former Director of Economic Development for the Borough President's Office of Queens. Mr. Aubry was the Queens representative to the Economic Development Corporation of the City of New York, Chairman of the Small Business Development Center's Advisory Board at York College, and has served on the District Management Association for all Business Improvement Districts in Queens.
Assemblyman Aubry was formerly employed by Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities, a not-for-profit multi-service corporation, for sixteen years, and held various positions, including Executive Director. While at Elmcor, Mr. Aubry initiated new economic development, housing, and capital development programs. He also worked as a teacher in the New Mexico State Penitentiary for Eastern New Mexico University, as a consultant for Massand Associates, an engineering firm, and as the Director of the North Shore Fair Housing Center.
Assemblyman Aubry attended P.S. 92, Saint Gabriel School, Monsignor McClancy High School, Saint Augustines High School and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Santa Fe in 1969. He was inducted into the Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities' Hall of Fame and received a Community Service Award from the New York State Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus, Inc. He has also been honored with the East Elmhurst/Corona Civic Association Award, the Key Women Award, the Concerned Citizens Award, the Unit Citation from the LaGuardia Redevelopment Program of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Man of the Year Award from The Wheelchair Classic, the Congressional Award for Outstanding Leadership from the National Marrow Donor Program, and has been selected as the Toll Fellow from New York for the year 2000.