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JOSEPHINE PASSANTINO MAKOWSKI
- Makowski, 61, of Wading River, is making her first bid for public office. She also is running on the Working Families line.
- She is a programmer-analyst in the IT department at Suffolk County Community College. She is the union representative for the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees and is the union’s white-collar unit president on the board of directors.
- She graduated from Dowling College with a degree in information systems.
- Makowski said she would focus on setting up standard procedures for timely release of agenda information prior to meetings so people have time to look at what’s upcoming.
- She said she would like to increase community outreach and for convenience would add a monthly visit to the senior center so residents could renew parking permits and take care of paperwork.
- She said she favors holding more regularly scheduled evening meetings to make it easier for residents to do business.