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BCW’s Gordon named to Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard’s Transition Team

Mayor-Elect Shawyn Patterson-Howard, the first woman elected mayor in Mount Vernon and first woman of color elected mayor in Westchester County, has announced her transition team which will help guide the new administration.

The transition team has been organized into six committees that will address Public Safety, Economic Development, Government Operations & Finance, Health & Human Services, Public Works & Infrastructure, and Education & Workforce Development.  The team’s recommendations are expected in the first quarter of 2020.

“I am honored to have been chosen to sit on the Economic Development Committee of Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard’s transition team,’’ said Gordon. “Like all of our urban centers, Mount Vernon has tremendous promise. Its proximity to New York City and to public transportation, makes it attractive to new businesses and to millennials looking to settle near a major center of commerce.’’

Steven Horton, a former Mount Vernon City Council member and life-long resident leads the transition as Director of the Executive Committee. Other members include:

Executive Team Public Safety – Charles Gardner,

Executive Team Health & Human Services – Henry Wilson,

Executive Team Government Operations & Finance – Lyndon Williams,

Executive Team Public Works & Infrastructure – James Finch,

Executive Team Education & Workforce Development – Brenda Smith

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