She graduated Bachelor of Arts from Queens College in 1978.
Her district extended from Kew Gardens Hills, to Kew Gardens and the northern edge of Richmond Hill. She is resident of the Electchester cooperative housing complex in Flushing, Queens. Nettie Mayerson spent 30 years as a community activist, and was Executive Director of the New York State Crime Victims Board.
She also entered politics as a Democrat.
There she was one of the prime sponsors of the Baby Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Bill, which requires all newborns to be tested for that disease.
Board member Community Board 8. New York state delegate International Women's Conference, 1977. Former executive board member Parsons Junior High School, John Bowne High School.
Founder, former chairwoman Pomonok Community Center. President Public School 201 Teachers Association. Member of Harry Van Arsdale Junior Memorial Association (board director), Electchester Jewish Center, Flushing Council on the Arts (board member), Israel Center Hillcrest Manor, Evening Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Lambda.
Married Ronald Mayersohn, 1946. Children: Jeffrey, Lee.