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Westchester LWV Lunch Will Host Sen. Stewart-Cousins

Andrea Stewart-Cousins
Andrea Stewart-Cousins Photo Credit: File

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins will be the speaker at the annual meeting and luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Westchester Thursday, June 4, at the Scarsdale Woman’s Club, 37 Drake Road.

All are welcome to attend the luncheon and talk, which will begin at 12:30 p.m. For reservations, mail a check for $40, made out to LWVW, to Kitt Rosenthal, 61Birchall Drive, Scarsdale, NY 10583. For further information, contact kittrosenthal@gmail.com or call 914-723-5126.

Stewart-Cousins was elected by her colleagues to serve as leader of the Senate Democratic Conference in December 2012, becoming the first female leader of a legislative conference in state history. She was first elected to the state Senate in 2006 and currently represents Greenburgh, part of White Plains, part of New Rochelle, part of Yonkers and Scarsdale.

She also served for a decade as a Westchester County legislator and, before that, director of community affairs for the dity of Yonkers.

Stewart-Cousins earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pace University and her teaching credentials in business education from Lehman College. In 2008, she earned her Master's of Public Administration from Pace University, and is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, a public administration honor society.

Before entering public service, she spent 20 years in the private sector, working in sales and marketing for New York Telephone/AT&T for 13 years and also as a reporter and teacher.

Stewart-Cousins lives in Yonkers, was married to the late Thomas Cousins and has three children and two grandchildren.

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