Dennis Gabryszak

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Dennis H. Gabryszak (born November 18, 1951) was a member of the New York State Assembly, for the 143rd district from 2007 to 2014. He resigned his position on January 12.[1] He is a Democrat. Prior to his election he served as trustee on the Board of Trustess for Depew, New York in 1981. In 1984 he was elected to the Cheektowaga Town Board. He was Supervisor of Cheektowaga from 1993 to 2006.

Harassment allegations[edit]

In December 2013, three of Gabryszak's former legislative staffers accused him of sexual harassment. By January 2014, that number grew to seven, including Kristy Mazurek, who hosts a Sunday political TV talk show for Buffalo's NBC affiliate, WGRZ. Gabryszak officially resigned his Assembly seat on January 12, 2014 amid allegations of sexual harassment.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had stated that Gabryszak should address the sexual harassment allegations or resign. Gabryszak remained silent on advice from his lawyer. Gabryszak officially resigned his Assembly seat on January 12, 2014.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Gabryszak resigns from office Democrat and Chronicle
  2. ^ McCarthy, Robert; Precious, Tom (12 January 2014). "Gabryszak resigns amid sexual harassment claims". The Buffalo News. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Supervisor of Cheektowaga, New York
January 1, 1993 – December 31, 2006
Succeeded by
James J. Jankowiak
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Paul A. Tokasz
New York State Assembly, 143rd District
January 1, 2007 – January 12, 2014