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Nita Melnikoff Lowey

United States Representative from New York

Nita Melnikoff Lowey, United States Representative from New York. Board directors Close-Up Foundation, Effective Parenting Information for Children, Windward School; Member of Women's Network of Young Women’s Christian Association.

Background

Lowey, Nita Melnikoff was born on July 5, 1937 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor in Marketing, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, 1959.

Career

Community activist, prior to 1975. Assistant to New York secretary state for economic development and neighborhood preservation, director division economic oppurtunity New York State, 1975—1985, assistant secretary state, 1985—1987. Member United States Congress from 20th New York district, 1989-1992, United States Congress from 18th New York district, since 1993.

Member homeland security committee United States Congress, member appropriations committee, chairwoman state and foreign operations subcommittee, co-chair Congressional anti-terrorism financing task force, co-founder Hudson River Caucus.

Religion

Jewish.

Membership

Board directors Close-Up Foundation, Effective Parenting Information for Children, Windward School. Member of Women's Network of Young Women’s Christian Association.

Connections

Married Stephen Lowey, 1961. Children: Dona, Jacqueline, Douglas.

spouse:
Stephen Lowey

children:
Dona Lowey

Jacqueline Lowey

Douglas Lowey