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Andrea Alice Stewart-Cousins

Andrea Alice Stewart-Cousins, American state legislator. Certified business education teacher, New York. Board directors Yonkers General Hospital, since 1999; member Westchester County Democratic Committee, 1998-2006, 1st vice chair, 1999-2006. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Legislation Excellence 2000), Westchester County Board Legislators (county legislator since 1996).

Background

  • Stewart-Cousins, Andrea Alice was born on September 2, 1950 in New York City. Daughter of Robert Lucius and Beryl Agatha (Phipps).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pace University, 1986. Attended Business Education, Lehman College.

    Career

    • Customer service representative New York Telephone, 1970-1978. Market administrator American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City, 1979-1983. Journalist Gannett Westchester Newspapers, Yonkers, 1986-1988.

      Teacher Yonkers (New York ) Public Schools, 1988-1989. Personnel manager Career Blazers, White Plains, New York, 1989-1992. Director community affairs Mayor' General’ s Office, Yonkers, 1992-1995.

      Majority whip Westchester County Board Legislators, White Plains, legislator, 1996—2006. Member District 35 New York State Senate, since 2006. Sponsor Westchester County Human Rights Commission, New York, since 1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Yonkers General Hospital, since 1999. Member Westchester County Democratic Committee, 1998-2006, 1st vice chair, 1999-2006. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Legislation Excellence 2000), Westchester County Board Legislators (county legislator since 1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sahaja yoga meditation, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Tom Cousins, May 5, 1979. Children: Kevin, Steven, Candice.
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    Born September 2, 1950
    (age 67)