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Municipal official

Ann Muriel Galante, American municipal official. Named honorary fire chief Mineola Fire Department, 1985, Outstanding Friend, Corpus Christi School, 1996, Distinguished Graduate, Empire State College, 1996, Woman of Year, Mineola Welcome Wagon; recipient numerous awards for community service, including Mother of Year award Southeastern District Elks Club, Humanitarian award Nassau County Democratic Committee.


Galante, Ann Muriel was born on May 20, 1929 in New York City. Daughter of Johnson D. and Anna Francis (Donavan) Boyd.


Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, State University of New York, Old Westbury, 1986. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Empire State College, State University of New York Long Island Center, 2000.


Trustee, Village of Mineola, New York, 1982-1985;mayor, Village of Mineola, New York, 1985-1991;receiver of taxes, Town of North Hempstead, Manhasset, New York, since 1992. Member of New York State Governor's Task Force on State Mandates, New York City, 1989-1990,New York State Governor's Task Force on Sexual Harassment, New York City, 1993-1994.


Active numerous community, educational, religious, senior citizen, youth and women's organizations. Past president Mineola Welcome Wagon (now Friends and Neighbors). Former member board directors American Heart Association.

Member citizenship committee Nassau County 4-H Clubs, Plainview, New York, 1983-1987. Committee member Nassau County Democratic Committee, Carle Place, New York, since 1991. Delegate 19th District Judicial Convention, Hauppauge, New York, since 1992.

Presidential elector New York State Electoral College, Albany, 1996. Member-at large board directors Shelter Rock district Boy Scouts American, 1996-1997. Co-founder Mineola Homebound Service.

Eucharistic minister Corpus Christi Church, Mineola, since 1981, also past chairman justice and peace committee, renew 2000 committee, 100th anniversary committee. Trustee Mineola History Society, since 1990. Active Mineola Mustang Run Committee, Mineola Bicentennial of Constitution Committee.

Charter member Circle of Friends Society, Girl Scouts United States of America, Nassau County. Co-founder Mineola Friends of A. Holly Patterson Nursing Home, Mineola Homebound Service. Member master plan and planning committee Village of Mineola, President's Council Long Island Womens Agenda.

Member steering committee Long Island Railroad Mineola Downtown Revitalization Study. Co-chair New Hampshire committee against domestic violence. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 2000.

Member Tax Receivers and Collectors Association, New York State Association Towns, Soroptimists International of Nassau County (past president, Woman of Distinction award 1995), American Association Retired Persons, Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theatre, women's history research, walking, swimming.


Daughter of Johnson Daughter of and Anna Francis (Donavan) Boyd. Married James Vincent Galante, June 25, 1949. Children: Patricia, Ann, James, Margaret, Joseph.

Johnson D. Boyd

Anna Francis (Donavan) Boyd

James Vincent Galante

Patricia Galante

Ann Galante

James Galante

Margaret Galante

Joseph Galante