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Barbara Salmanson Blumberg Edit Profile

also known as Mrs. Arnold G. Blumberg

state housing official , housing consultant

Barbara Salmanson Blumberg, state housing official, housing consultant. Recipient award Anti-Defamation League, New Hyde Park, New York, 1975, Alumni award DePauw University, 1977, Hadassah New Life award, 1980, Women's Pole of Honor, North Hempstead, 1994.


Blumberg, Barbara Salmanson was born on October 2, 1927 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Sam and Mollie (Greenberg) Salmanson.


Bachelor, De Pauw University, 1948. Postgraduate, New School for Social Research, New York City.


Member public relations department, Nate Fein & Company. New York City, 1948-1951; freelance public relations consultant, since 1960; councilwoman, North Hempstead, New York, 1975-1982; adviser to energy committee, New York State Assembly, New York City, 1982-1984; director special needs housing, Division Housing and Cmty. Renewal, State of New York, 1984-1989; retired, Division Housing and Cmty.

Renewal, State of New York, 1989. Member board visitors Pilgrim Eastern State Hospital.


President United Nations Association Great Neck, New York, 1967-1969, chairman China Study Workshop, 1966-1967. President Shalom chapter Hadassah, 1955-1957. Executive vice president Lakeville Parent-Teachers Association, Great Neck, 1963-1965, Great Neck South Junior High School, 1965-1966.

Co-chair United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Great Neck, 1968-1970, speakers bureau, since 1971. Vice president Herricks Community Life Center, 1976-1977, B'nai B'rith, Lake Success, New York. Coordinator 6th Congressional District, New York McGovern for President.

Board directors New Democratic Coalition Nassau, American Jewish Congress, Day Care Council Nassau County, Citizens School Committee, Great Neck. Active Reform Democratic Association Great Neck. Platform committee Nassau Democratic Committee.

Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1992. Advisory committee to speaker New York State Assembly. Resource council, housing development committee Community Advocates.

Chair North Hempstead Housing Authority. Trustee Long Island Power Authority, 1994-1996. Member North Shore Archeological Association (chairman study group), Women in Communications, International Platform Association, Long Island Womens Network (co-convenor), Interfaith Nutrition Network (vice president), Community Advocates (board directors), Mental Health Association Nassau County (board directors), North Shore National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, New York Alumni Club DePauw University (trustee), Alpha Lambda Delta.


Married Arnold G. Blumberg, June 19, 1949 (deceased June 1989). Children: Florence Ellen Schwartz, Martin Jay, Emily Anne.

Sam Salmanson

Mollie (Greenberg) Salmanson

Arnold G. Blumberg

Martin Jay Blumberg

Emily Anne Blumberg

Florence Ellen Schwartz Blumberg