NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Assemblyman Steve Otis will be the featured guest at the New Rochelle League of Women Voters’ monthly “Coffee and Conversation” on Friday, November 22, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am, in the meeting room of the New Rochelle Public Library. He will discuss current issues in New York State government, and his first ten months serving the 91st Assembly District, which includes the Sound Shore communities of Larchmont, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Port Chester, Rye and Rye Brook.
On a local level, Otis served as Mayor of the City of Rye for 12 years from 1998 to 2009, making him the longest-serving Mayor in the city’s history. He is also a former President of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association, on whose executive committee he served from 2002 to 2012.
In state government, Assemblyman Otis served as long-time Counsel and Chief of Staff to Senator Suzi Oppenheimer until his election to the Assembly. He worked closely with the Senator on issues facing Westchester since joining her staff in 1985. Before joining Senator Oppenheimer, Otis began his service in state government as Senate Fellow and Legislative Director to State Senator Jeremy S. Weinstein from 1980 to 1985.
A Question and Answer session will follow Assemblyman Otis’ informal presentation. Complimentary coffee and light breakfast fare will be served.