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James Conte's Biography
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James D. Conte
Wife: Debra; 3 Children: Sarah Ashley, Jeffrey James, Samantha Irene
BA, Political Science/Economics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1982
Minority Leader Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly, 2011-2012
Assemblymember, New York State Assembly, 1988-2012
Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly, 2005-2010
Won Special Election, New York State Assembly, March 1988
Member, New York State Transplant Council, 1997-present
Member, Bi-State Long Island Sound Marine Resources Commission, present
Vice Chair, New York State Assembly Minority Affordable Housing Task Force
Staff, New York State Assembly, Assemblymember Toni Rettaliata
Intern, New York State Senate, Senator James Lack
Staff, New York State Senate, Senator Martin Knorr
Intergovernmental Analyst, Office of the Suffolk County Executive Intergovernment Relations Unit
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board of Directors, New York Organ Donor Network, 2005-present
Board of Directors, Alliance for Donation, present
Regional Advisory Board, American Kidney Fund
Member, Constantino Brumidi Lodge Sons of Italy, present
Founder, Huntington Coalition for Drug Free Schools
Member, Huntington Elks Club, present
Member, Huntington Historical Society, present
Member, Huntington Koumbaro Club, present
Member, Huntington Station Rotary Club, present
Member, Italian-American Arts and Assistance Council
Member, New York/New Jersey Coastal Ocean and Shore Trust, present
Member, Save Our Shore
Member, Suffolk County Boy Scouts Council
Member, Transplant Recipient International Organization, present
Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
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