Town of Hempstead
Clerk - Town of Hempstead
Sylvia Cabana was elected Hempstead Town Clerk on November 7, 2017. She is the first Latin woman to ever be elected Hempstead Town Clerk. Sylvia grew up in Garden City as the proud daughter of immigrants from Argentina and Cuba. Sylvia's taught Sylvia the importance of family, education, and giving back to your community. She continues to reside in the Town of Hempstead, Garden City, with her husband and two children.Sylvia received her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University and JD from Hofstra School of Law.
Receiver of Taxes - Town of Hempstead
Chandra M. Ortiz, is a candidate for the positon of Town of Hempstead’s Receiver of Taxes. She and her husband have been residents of Nassau County for over 30 years; and have raised their two, now adult, daughters here in the County. Ms. Ortiz obtained her bachelor’s degree from Long Island University- C.W. Post Campus; a post-graduated ABA paralegal certification from Adelphi University; and her law degree from Touro Law School (while working full time and raising a family).
Supervisor - Town Of Hempstead
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen is a Nassau County native from Baldwin and the mother of four children. Ms. Gillen has had a passion for serving others from a very early age, when she would regularly volunteer at South Nassau Communities Hospital and Camp Anchor.
Town Council - Town of HempsteadDistrict: 2
Thomas J. Tweedy is seeking the Town of Hempstead District 2 Town Council seat. Tom is a lifelong TOH and Floral Park resident who brings a wealth of experience to our town. A graduate of Boston College with 38 years of Construction Management and Design-Build experience, Tom knows how to address and identify problems and then get the job done right. He brought that experience to bear when he first served as trustee in 2001 and expedited the completion of a $2.5M Recreation/Pool Building and its adjacent parking areas.
Town Council - Town of HempsteadDistrict: 3
Shari James has many years of experience in finance, accounting, compliance, and risk management in both the public and private sectors. Shari is the Chief Executive Officer of James Consulting Group LLC., a full-service tax, accounting and financial advisory firm providing data-driven solutions, analytics and strategy deployment to municipalities, nonprofit organizations, businesses and individuals. Shari resides in Valley Stream, NY with her daughter, Gabrielle.
Town Council - Town of HempsteadDistrict: 5
Lora Webster is a wife, mother, cancer survivor, and Paralympian. Born in Phoenix, AZ, raised in Lincoln, NE, and now a 10 year resident of Point Lookout, she has been an active member of her community. As an advocate for the physically different, she has spoken at many school and charity events, including the Nassau County Games for the Physically Challenged, about her experiences as an amputee and Paralympian.
Town of Hempstead Supervisor
Town of Hempstead Town Clerk
Sylvia Cabana was elected Hempstead Town Clerk on November 7, 2017. She is the first Latin woman to ever be elected Hempstead Town Clerk.
Sylvia grew up in Garden City as the proud daughter of immigrants. Her dad was from Argentina and her mother is from Cuba.
They taught Sylvia the importance of family, education, and giving back to your community. She continues to reside in the Town of Hempstead, Garden City, with her husband and two children.