Betty A. Leon Esq. has been appointed to the New York Racing Association's Board of Directors. The recommendation was made by Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens), representing the 23rd district, with the final approval and official appointment made by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.
“I am proud to appoint Betty Leon to the NYRA Board of Directors because I am confident that she will be a valuable asset to the board, and that she will add much-needed diversity to the board,” said Heastie.
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato said, “This is victory not only for the State, but for our community in South Queens. The board will be greatly improved by the contributions Betty will make through her vast experience and wealth of knowledge.”
A resident of Far Rockaway, Leon is a registered nurse and attorney who has served on the Board of Directors as First Vice Chair at the Addabbo Health Center and as Chair of Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School.
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