WEST NYACK, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), joined by fellow elected officials Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee and Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature Harriet Cornell, recently attended Leadership Rockland’s Education and Developing Human Capital Day at BOCES in West Nyack.
The three member panel discussed a range of important issues affecting Rockland County, including mandate relief for school districts, the recent tax reform measure passed in the state legislature, and long term planning strategies to attract and retain businesses.
The panel was moderated by Roberta Zampolin, a retired Superintendent from Nyack Union Free School District and Past Chair of Leadership Rockland.
“Leadership Rockland plays such a vital role in grooming the next generation to be agents of change for our communities,” said Senator Carlucci. “Inspiring young leaders to become involved and participate in the public process is what will allow for us to work together and achieve real results.”
The day’s events also included other presentations by various leaders in government, educational and religious institutions. Some of the topics ranged from building within diverse Rockland communities to promoting economic development.
According to their website, Leadership Rockland is an organization that seeks to identify, inform and inspire leaders to better serve our community by increasing their awareness of the many facets of Rockland County.
For more information on Leadership Rockland, please visit www.leadershiprockland.org .
Photo: Senator David Carlucci (middle), Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature Harriet Cornell and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee speak to the conference attendees from Leadership Rockland.