Candidate Bonnie Parente (R)
Bonnie Parente is Deputy Mayor of East Williston, board liaison to the volunteer fire-department, former member of the board of zoning and appeals, and an active member of St. Aidan’s Parish Council. She’s a 20-year labor/employment attorney running her own law office,also representing clients in wills, trusts and estates, and real estate transactions. Parente is an active Boy Scout leader, Girl Scout leader and member of the Catholic Daughters of America.
Born in Mineola to Patricia and Louis Santosus, Parente went to Mineola public schools. She then received a BBA from Hofstra University and her law degree from Touro College. She lives in East Williston with her husband, Kevin, a social studies teacher at Chaminade High School in Mineola. They have two children, Emma, 15 and Kevin Jr., 13.
Candidate Peter Zuckerman (D)
Peter Zuckerman joined the Town of North Hempstead Board in January 2014 as councilman. Prior to serving on the Town Board, Zuckerman served his community for eleven years as a trustee for the Village of East Hills. During his tenure, he helped oversee the development of The Park at East Hills and the revamping of the Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer firefighters that serve the Roslyn area. As councilman, Zuckerman has fought for the residents of Town District No. 2. He has secured funding for improvements to Clark Garden, Caemmerer Park, and the Roslyn train station, as well as improving traffic safety on Roslyn Road with the creation of a uniform speed limit. Zuckerman grew up in North Hempstead and attended the Roslyn Schools. He resides in Roslyn with his wife and three children.