New York State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith announced that our State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky will be the new Chair of the New York State Senate Higher Education Committee. Congratulations Senator Stavisky on this great honor. As a constituent of yours, we are greatful for your many years of service and we know that the future of higher education in New York State is in great hands with you at the helm.
For those of you who dont know State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky represents the 16th Senatorial District of New York. Senator Stavisky was the first woman ever elected to the New York State Senate from Queens County. Senator Stavisky was elected to the New York State Senate in 1999 following the death of her husband State Senator Dr. Leonard Price Stavisky. Senator Toby Stavisky had been serving as Assistant Minority Whip since 2003.