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Nelson Castro's Biography
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Nelson L. Castro
3 Children: Jennel, Christopher, Kamilah
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
BA, Business Administration, Andrews University
Attended, Empire State College
Chief of Staff, Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat
Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 2008-2013
Former Member, Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus, New York State Assembly
Member, National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
Former Member, Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, New York State Assembly
Former Chair, Task Force on New Americans, New York State Assembly
No professional experience on file.
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Latin Association of New York
Member, Children Arts and Science Workshop
Member, Dominican American Civil Rights Council
Member, Dominican Community Service Center
Board Member/Advisor, Inwood and Marble Hill Chamber of Commerce
Member, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
First Vice Chair, New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators
Member, Plaza Las Americas
Member, Washington Heights and Inwood Coalition
Member, Washington Heights Arts Center
Founder, We Are United for Progress
Member, Dominicans, 2000
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