Ruben Diaz, Sr.

Ruben Diaz, Sr. DEMDemocrat

New York state senator and New York City councilman

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Ruben Diaz, Sr.DEMDemocrat New York state senator and New York City councilman
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Rubén Díaz (born April 22, 1943) is a Puerto Rican politician from New York City and an ordained Pentecostal minister. He represented the 18th district of the New York City Council from 2018 to 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, Díaz represented the 32nd district in the New York State Senate from 2003 to 2017; his Senate district included parts of the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Longwood, and Soundview. A socially conservative Democrat, Díaz is known for his outspoken opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Herbert H. Lehman College
BA Philosophy/Political Theory
1976
LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
Attended
Damascus Bible Institute
Graduated Theology
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Council Member
New York City Council
2018
Senator
New York State Senate
2003 - 2017
Council Member
New York City Council
2001 - 2002
Founder
Christian Community Neighborhood Church
Current
Founder
Christian Community Benevolent Association, Incorporated
1977 - 2001
Pastor
Church of God, Seward Avenue, the Bronx
1976 - 1978
Served
United States Army
1960 - 1963
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Member
New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board
1993 - 1996
Founder
New York Hispanic Clergy Organization
Member
Advisory Board, Democrats for Life
Former Member
Transportation Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Finance Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Banks Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Investigations and Government Operations Committee, New York State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Aging Committee, New York State Senate
Member
Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus, New York State Senate