This page presents a guide to elected and appointed government officials Jackson Heights residents can contact in their efforts to improve the neighborhood.
The focus here is strictly government. For other quasi-government institutions that have an impact on our neighborhood, such as the Port Authority and 82nd Street Business Improvement District (BID), go directly to those organization's pages on this wiki.
- Danny Dromm - "Danny" has been a progressive leader in Queens for over 20 years. He was first elected to the New York City Council in 2009 and represents District 25 (Jackson Heights & Elmhurst). He resides in Jackson Heights. Danny is Chairperson of the Council's Education Committee. He is eligible for reelection in 2017. He is a member of the Democratic party and founder of the New Visions Democratic Club.
- Costa Constantinides - Costa represents the New York City Council’s 22nd District, which includes his native Astoria along with parts of Jackson Heights, Woodside, and East Elmhurst. Democrat Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Woodside. His district includes that portion of Jackson Heights north of 31st Avenue and west of 92nd Street.
- Julissa Ferreras-Copeland - Julissa was elected to the New York City Council in 2009, as the representative for District 21. She is the first woman, first person of color, and the youngest to chair the Council’s Committee on Finance. Her district , which oversees the City’s $82 billion budget process as well as the Department of Finance, Comptroller’s Office, Banking Commission, Tax Commission, Department of Design and Construction, and the Independent Budget Office. Her 21st District includes portions of East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Corona, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Lefrak City and LaGuardia Airport. Julissa is a Democrat.
In addition to Jackson Heights, the local community covers East Elmhurst and the northerner section of corona. A majority of the members live in Jackson Heights. To learn more about Community Board #3 visit its website.
- Assembly Members
- Francisco Moya
District Office: 82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 607 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718-458-5367
Albany, NY 12248
- Den Decker
To learn about voting locations and ballot issues see voting.nyc.