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Joseph Griffo's Biography

Office: State Senate (NY) - District 47, Republican, Conservative, Independence Party Deputy Minority Leader

Contact Information

172 State Street
Legislative Office Building, Room 413C
Albany, NY 12247

207 Genesee Street
Room 408
Utica, NY 13501

Full Name:

Joseph A. Griffo

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Lorraine

Birth Place:

Rome, NY

Home City:

Rome, NY

Religion:

Catholic

BA, Political Science, State University of New York at Brockport, 1978

Deputy Minority Leader, New York State Senate, 2019-present

Senator, New York State Senate, District 48, 2007-present

Former Liaison to the Executive, New York State Senate

Former Deputy Majority Leader, Policy, New York State Senate

Deputy Majority Whip, New York State Senate, 2017-2019

Candidate, New York State Senate, District 48, 2018

County Executive, Oneida County, 2003-2006

Mayor, City of Rome, New York, 1991-2002

County Legislator, Oneida County, 1989-1991

Former Member, Codes Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee, New York State Senate

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

Former Member, Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee, New York State Senate

Former Chair, Energy and Telecommunications Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Finance Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Higher Education Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Committee, New York State Senate

Member, Science, Technology, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship Committee, New York State Senate, present

Former Chair, State-Native American Relations Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Transportation Committee, New York State Senate

Former Director of Community Relations, City of Rome

Former Administrative Assistant, City of Rome Mayor

Former Intern, James Hurley, New York Assembly

Former Co-Chair, Amtrak Mayor's Council

Former Member, Board of Directors, New York State Association of Counties

Former Member, Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission

Former Member, New York State Comptroller's Advisory Commission

Former Member, New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council

Member, Panel on Municipal Lobbying

Former Vice Chair, Planning Committee, Oneida County Legislature

Former Board Member, United States Conference of Mayors

President, New York Conference of Mayors, 2000-2001

Awards:

Top Freshmen Legislator, New York State School Board's Association, 2008

Spouse's Occupation:

Elementary School Teacher

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