After a champagne toast, long-time community activist and Manhattan Park resident Lynne Shinozaki chaired her first Roosevelt Island Residents Association as president last night. Westview resident David Lawson, winning the only contested seat in the election, is the organization’s new vice president.
The sole candidate for RIRA President, Shinozaki won 1237 votes. The self-described “activist, organizer, philanthropist, volunteer, wife,...
My name is Lydia Tang and I am running for the position of Island House Representative to the Roosevelt Island Residents’ Association (RIRA). I am currently the 1st Alternate Representative for Island House. Some of my contributions have included:
the education and experience to help the community
strong relationships with many community leaders
I am committed to helping and making a difference. I have:
I am a senior executive at Bloomingdale’s working for corporate communications and technology department. I have lived on the Island for over eight years and consider it my home. I also volunteer for the United States Coast Guard in Auxiliary Flotilla 10-5 Battery Park. I have organized several community events on Roosevelt Island like pilaf Saturdays at the Farmers Market, I ave DJ-ed for the International Dinner at PS/IS 217, as well a...