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Gregory Meeks' Biography

Office:

Contact Information

153-01 Jamaica Avenue
2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432

67-12 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Arverne, NY 11692

2310 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Gregory W. Meeks

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Simone-Marie; 3 Children: Ebony, Aja, Nia-Aiyana

Birth Date:

09/25/1953

Birth Place:

Harlem, NY

Home City:

Saint Albans, NY

Religion:

African Methodist Episcopal

JD, Howard University Law School, 1975-1978

BA, History/Political Science, Adelphi University, 1971-1975

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 5, 2013-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 5, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 6, 1998-2013

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 6, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 1992-1998

Co-Chair, Caucus on United States-Russian Trade and Economic Relations, present

Co-Chair, Organization of American States Caucus, present

Member, Dialogue Caucus

Former Ranking Member, Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Malaria Caucus

Member, Malaysia Caucus

Member, Middle East Economic Partnership Caucus

Former Member, Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Incorporated

Chair, New Democrat Task Force

Chair, New Markets Initiative, Congressional Black Caucus

Co-Chair, Services Caucus

Former Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, The Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Assistant Special Narcotics Prosecutor, State of New York

Supervising Judge, New York State Workers Compensation Board, 1985-1992

Deputy Counsel, New York State Investigation Commission, 1984-1985

Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, 1978-1983

Chair, Queens County Democratic Party, present

Member, Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Member, Coalition of 100 Black Men

Member, Council of Black Elected Democrats

Former Chair, Council of Black Elected Democrats

Member, Democratic Leadership Council

Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Member, National Bar Association

Member, New Democrat Coalition

Deacon, Saint John's Baptist Church

Member, Task Force on Financial Services

Founder, Thurgood Marshall Regular Democratic Club

Member, United Black Men of Queens

Astrological Sign:

Libra

Awards:

JFK Chamber of Commerce Award, 2002

Legislator of the Year, Information Technology Industry Council, 2005

Congressional Leadership Award, Urban League, 2006

Legislator of the Year, New York Roadway Coalition, 2006

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