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Stacey G. Pheffer AmatoDEMDemocrat State Assembly Member, District 23
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Stacey Pheffer Amato (born March 19, 1966) is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 23rd district, which includes portions of Queens. A Democrat, Pheffer Amato was first elected in 2016. Pheffer Amato was born in Rockaway, Queens. Prior to holding office, she worked as an education paraprofessional for the New York City Department of Education and as a procurement analyst for the FDNY and the New York City Department of Sanitation. She holds a bachelor's degree in business economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta. She has been an active member of the Rockaway Beach Civic Association for years and is a committee member of the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program, which is tasked with overseeing the state's recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy.In 2016, Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder announced abruptly that he would retire. Pheffer Amato soon after announced soon after that she would seek the Democratic nomination. With support from the Queens County Democratic Party, she was unopposed in the primary. She defeated Republican Alan N. Zwirn in the 2016 general election, 68% to 32%, to take the seat. She was easily re-elected in 2018.In the Assembly, she is the Chair on the Subcommittee on Child Product Safety.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
State University of New York at Oneonta
Graduated Business Economics
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Assistant Majority Whip
New York State Assembly
2021 - Current
Representative
New York State Assembly
2017 - Current
Co-Owner
Elegante Restaurant and Pizzeria
Current
Former Education Paraprofessional
Waterside Children's Studio School
Former Procurement Analyst
Sanitation Department of New York
Former Procurement Analyst
Fire Department of New York
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Member
Rockaway Beach Civic Association
Current
Fellow
National Early Learning Fellowship, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
2017
Member
Rockaway West New York, Rising Community Reconstruction Program
Member
Rockaway West Committee, New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program
President
Scholars' Academy Parent Association
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Child Product Safety, New York State Assembly