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Jim Tedisco's Biography

Office: State Senate (NY) - District 49, Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform

Contact Information

Legislative Office Building, Room 515
Albany, NY 12247

223 West Main Street
Fulton County Office Building, Room B2
Johnstown, NY 12095

636 Plank Road, 2nd Floor
Clifton Park, NY 12065-2046

Full Name:

James 'Jim' Nicholas Tedisco

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mary; 1 Child: Andrew

Birth Date:

07/15/1950

Birth Place:

Schenectady, NY

Home City:

Glenville, NY

MA, Special Education, College of Saint Rose, 1977

BA, Psychology, Union College, 1972

Senator, New York State Senate, District 49, 2017-present

Former Minority Whip, New York State Assembly

Candidate, New York State Senate, District 49, 2018

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, District 112, 1983-2016

Minority Leader, New York State Assembly, 2005-2009

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 20, 2009

Member, Schenectady City Council, 1977-1982

Former Chair, Assembly Minority Task Force on Missing Children, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Banks Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Codes Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Elections Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Health Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Libraries Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Racing and Wagering Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Rules Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Chair, Social Services Committee, New York State Senate

Author, "Missing Children: A Psychological Approach to Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Stranger and Non-Stranger Abduction of Children", 1996

Special Education Teacher/Varsity Basketball Coach, Bethlehem Central High School, 1973-1982

Athletic Director/Guidance Counselor/Varsity Basketball Coach, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School, 1973-1982

Member, Alumni Association, Union College, present

Member, Schenectady Saratoga County Big Brothers/Big Sisters, present

Member, Ballston Spa Elks Lodge 2619

Member, Center for HOPE, Ballston Spa

Member, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #514

Member, Friends of the Schenectady Museum

Emcee/Legislative Sponsor, New York State Missing Persons Day, Lyall Family and the Center for Hope

Member, Principessa Elena Society, Saratoga Springs

Member, Schenectady County Republican Club

Member, Schenectady Rotary Club

Member, Schenectady Sons of Italy, Lodge 321

Honorary Chair, Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Pets (include names):

Dogs: Gracie and Guitta
Cats; Glinda and Elphaba

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