Chad Lupinacci

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Chad Lupinacci
Supervisor of the Town of Huntington, New York
Assumed office
January 1, 2018
Preceded byFrank P. Petrone
Member of the New York Assembly from the 10th District
In office
January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2017
Preceded byJames Conte
Succeeded bySteve Stern
Personal details
BornHuntington Station, New York
Political partyRepublican
Alma materHofstra University (B.A.) (J.D.)

Chad A. Lupinacci is the town supervisor of Huntington, New York and a former member for the 10th District of the New York Assembly. He is a Republican.

Life and career[edit]

Lupinacci was born and raised in Huntington Station to a first generation Italian family, he attended South Huntington Public Schools. Lupinacci was raised and remains Catholic, he is a parishioner of Saint Hugh of Lincoln Roman Catholic Church in Huntington Station.

After graduating from Walt Whitman High School in 1997, Lupinacci attended Hofstra University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government. While in undergraduate study, Lupinacci was honored in Phi Beta Kappa and awarded Hofstra's "Outstanding Senior Scholar Award."[1]

After earning his bachelor's degree, Lupinacci returned to Hofstra University to attend the Maurice A. Deane School of Law. In 2004, he received his Juris Doctorate, with a concentration in real estate. In 2005, Lupinacci was admitted to the New York State Bar.

From 2000 to 2001, Lupinacci was awarded an internship in the White House, to work beneath First Lady Hillary Clinton, he then served as the community liaison for the office of Assemblyman James Conte. From 2009 to 2011, Lupinacci served as an adjunct professor of Legal Studies, where he taught courses in Administrative Law, Business Organizations and Real Estate Law. Lupinacci also has his own legal practice that specializes in the areas of wills, trusts and real estate transactions.

Prior to serving in the Assembly, Lupinacci served as a nine-year South Huntington School Board Trustee.

On November 7, 2017, Lupinacci was elected to succeed Frank Petrone as supervisor of the Town of Huntington, and began that role on January 1, 2018.[2][3]

New York Assembly[edit]

Assemblyman James Conte did not seek re-election in 2012, leaving the seat open. Lupinacci was nominated by Republicans to replace him, and won with 55% of the vote. Lupinacci was elected to represent the constituents of the Tenth Assembly District on November 6, 2012, he was re-elected easily in 2014 and 2016.

The 10th district which Lupinacci represented includes portions of Suffolk County including Lloyd Harbor, Huntington Bay, Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington, Greenlawn, Huntington Station, Elwood, South Huntington, West Hills, Melville and Dix Hills on Long Island. Lupinacci served as the Ranking Member on the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, and as a member of the Assembly Committees on Election Law, Judiciary, Tourism, Parks, Arts & Sports Development, and Transportation, he left the assembly after his election as Huntington town supervisor in late 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New York State Assembly | Chad A. Lupinacci". assembly.state.ny.us. Archived from the original on 2015-10-04. Retrieved 2015-09-11.
  2. ^ Morris, Deborah S. (November 8, 2017). "Huntington voters choose new direction with GOP town leader". Newsday. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "New town supervisors and board members sworn in Tuesday". Newsday. January 2, 2018. Retrieved January 3, 2018.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank P. Petrone
Supervisor of the Town of Huntington, New York
2017–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
James D. Conte
Member of the New York Assembly from the 10th District
2013–2017
Succeeded by
Steve Stern