UPDATE November 2013: Melinda Katz won election as Queens Borough President.
Queens Borough President
New York, NY
Melinda Katz has been a dedicated public servant for nearly 20 years, serving in key governmental positions on both the city and state level…As a City Council Member, she rose to Chair the influential Land Use Committee. Under her leadership, the committee secured private-sector partnerships that lead to the creation of over 15,000 units of affordable housing…In 2009, Melinda was the only woman running in the Democratic primary for New York City Comptroller. Most recently, she was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, a law firm specializing in government affairs and land use issues.
Women’s Campaign Fund
The New York Times
Planned Parenthood of New York City Political Committee
The New York League of Conservation Voters