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Andy Goodell's Biography

Office: State Assembly (NY) - District 150, Republican, Conservative, Change Albany Minority Leader Pro Tempore

Contact Information

Legislative Office Building, Room 446
Albany, NY 12248

Fenton Building
2 East 2nd Street, Suite 320
Jamestown, NY 14701

Full Name:

Andrew 'Andy' W. Goodell

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Lisa; 4 Children: Carrie, Randi, Jessica, Alexander

Birth Date:

12/01/1954

Birth Place:

Jamestown, NY

Home City:

Jamestown, NY

Religion:

Protestant

JD, Cornell Law School, 1978-1981

BA, Political Economics/Mathematics, Williams College, 1973-1977

Minority Leader Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly, 2019-present

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 2010-present

Former County Attorney, Chautauqua County, New York

Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly, 2017-2018

Candidate, New York State Assembly, District 150, 2018

County Executive, Chautauqua County, New York, 1990-1998

Former Member, Cities Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Health Committee, New York State Assembly

Managing Partner, Goodell & Rankin, 1998-present

Treasurer, Bemus Bay Pops

Former President, Business Administration and Accounting Advisory Board, State University New York, Fredonia

Founding Member, Chautauqua Leadership Network

member, First Covenant Church

Former Board Member/Co-Chair, Girl Scout Capital Campaign for Camp Timbercrest

Former President, Jamestown Rotary

Member, Jamestown Rotary

Former Co-Chair, United Way Professional Division

Awards:

TRC Disability advocate of the Year (2014), Farm Bureau Circle of Friends (2013), NYSAC Ed Crawford Award (1996), 40 under 40 award from Business First (1993), Special Recognition from Chautauqua Fire Chiefs Association (1993).

Priority Issues:

Reducing taxes to improve business climate, strengthen education and reform Common Core, reform welfare, and repeal SAFE-ACT.

Reason for Seeking Public Office:

Increase the number of jobs, cut taxes, improve education, reform welfare.

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