Paul Tonko

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Democratic, Independence, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 21)


Family: Single

Born: 06/18/1949 Amsterdam, NY

Home: Amsterdam, New York

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: BA, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Clarkson University, 1971

Profession: President/Chief Executive Officer, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 2007-2008 Senior Valuation Engineer, Department of Public Service Engineer, New York State Department of Transportation

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2008-present Assemblyman, New York State Assembly, District 105, 1983-2007 Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988 Member, Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, 1975-1983 Chair, Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, 1981

Congressional Membership: Assembly Task Force, Mohawk Valley, 1990-present National Steering Committee, Electric Industry Commissioner, Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission National Council on Competition Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition

Organization Membership: Board of Directors, Montgomery County Unit, American Cancer Society Honorary Member, Amsterdam Waterfront Revitalization Committee Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 101 Board of Directors, Hispanic Outreach Services Board of Directors, Horace J. Inman Senior Citizens Center Kiwanis Club, Amsterdam Knights of Columbus, Council 209 Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Montgomery County Red Cross Montgomery County Wildwood Programs Schenectady Chamber of Commerce Honorary Foundation Trustee, Saint Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam Board of Trustees, WMHT Public Broadcasting Station



Science, Space, and Technology

Subcommittee on Energy and Environment (Science, Space, and Technology)

Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities

Subcommittee on Research and Science Education