Barbara M. Clark
|Barbara M. Clark|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 33rd district
|Preceded by||Alton R. Waldon, Jr.|
June 12, 1939 |
Beckley, West Virginia
|Residence||Cambria Heights, Queens|
Barbara M. Clark (born June 12, 1939) represents New York State Assembly District 33, which comprises Bellerose, Cambria Heights, Hollis and St. Albans, among other neighborhoods located in Queens County, New York.
First elected in 1986, Clark ran uncontested in the 2008 and 2010 general elections. She currently serves as the Assistant Majority Whip and serves on several standing committees, including Children and Families, Education and Environmental Conservation, among others. Throughout her career she has also chaired a number of committees, including standing committees on Aging, State and Federal Relations and the New York State Legislative Women's Caucus, a committee of female legislators from both parties and from both chambers of the New York State Legislature. Currently she serves as the Chair of the Education Committee of the Black, Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caucus and is a member of the Steering Committee.
She has also served as Vice-Chair of the National Conference of State Legislators' Education, Labor and Job Training Committee, and is currently a member of the NCSL's Human Services Committee. She has been a member of the Education Commission of States since 1989 and served a four-year term on that organization's Steering Committee. In 2011, Clark voted against the Marriage Equality Act.
- "Assembly Member Barbara M. Clark (NY)". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved August 10, 2012.
- "Barbara M. Clark: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
- "Election Results 2008: New York State Legislature". The New York Times. 2008.
- "Election Results 2010: New York State Legislature". The New York Times. 2010.
- "Marriage Equality Act One Vote Away". The Queens Courier. June 21, 2011.
- New York Assembly Website
- Gotham Gazette's Eye On Albany: New York State Assembly: District 33
- Biography: New York State Democratic Committee[dead link]
|New York Assembly|
Alton R. Waldon, Jr.
|New York State Assembly, 33rd District
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