Elijah is endorsed by many current and former elected officials in Nyack and Rockland County, including:

Jen Laird-White, Nyack MayorIMG_9417-001

Andy Stewart, Orangetown Supervisor

Ellen Jaffee, New York State Assembly Member

Harriet Cornell, Rockland County Legislator

Richard Kavesh, Former Nyack Mayor

John Shields, Former Nyack Mayor

Donna Lightfoot-Cooper, Village of Nyack Trustee

Marie Lorenzini, Village of Nyack Trustee

Louise Parker, Village of Nyack Trustee

Don Hammond, Former Village of Nyack Trustee and Current Candidate for Mayor

Emily Feiner, Former Village of Nyack Trustee

Thom Kleiner, Former Orangetown Supervisor

Endorsement Messages:

Nyack Mayor Jen White: “I appointed Elijah Reichlin Melnick to the Village Board because he is a smart and thoughtful person, deeply knowledgeable about the workings of government, respectful of Nyack’s history but practical when it comes to it’s needs.  He is an excellent listener, communicator and decision maker and I am grateful for his presence on the Board.”

Former Nyack Mayor Richard Kavesh: “I have known Elijah for many years and am honored to endorse him for Nyack Village Trustee. He is a true public servant who always puts people first.”

State Assembly Member Ellen Jaffee: “Elijah has my strong support for Nyack Trustee. He shares my progressive values and I look forward to working with him for the people of Nyack.”

Town Supervisor Andy Stewart: “Elijah cares deeply about Nyack, its people, history and future, and he has demonstrated the ability to translate his passion for our village and for local government into practical actions in support of planning, historic preservation, tree planting and sound financial management. I have worked with Elijah for years and he has my trust and endorsement. He is young, smart and friendly. He is a great village trustee, and I support his election for a full term.

County Legislator Harriet Cornell: “Nyack is a unique and special place.  Elijah grew up here and is determined to maintain its special character, while keeping it affordable.  As a professional planner, his priorities focus on balancing the needs of the community through well thought out planning and enforcement of  building and zoning codes.  Elijah Reichlin-Melnick is dedicated to public service and to Nyack.  He should be elected to a full term as a Village Trustee.”

Trustee Donna Lightfoot-Cooper: “Passionate, enthusiastic, and community minded: Elijah has been a great addition to the Village Board. I support his election to a full term.”

Former Mayor John Shields: “Elijah is intelligent. Perceptive. Dedicated. Hard working. And an excellent listener to all points of view.”

Mayoral Candidate and Former Trustee Don Hammond: “Like me, Elijah was born and raised in Nyack, and like me, he shares a passion for improving people’s lives and making the community an even better place to call home.”