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Posted on: April 7, 2023

Amityville Resident Andrea DeLoney Honored as 15th LD 'Champion of Diversity'

Champion of Diversity Andrea DeLoney

Wyandanch, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Minority Leader Jason Richberg recognized Amityville resident Andrea DeLoney as the Suffolk County 15th Legislative District’s 2023 “Champion of Diversity” at the legislature’s general meeting on Tuesday, April 4.

The Suffolk County Legislature has designated the month of April as “Champions of Diversity Month” in Suffolk County to recognize individuals who exhibit and promote behaviors that demonstrate the appreciation of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence. Each county legislator was invited to select a “Champion of Diversity” residing in their legislative district and the 18 honorees were recognized at the at the legislature’s April general meeting in Hauppauge.

"I'm incredibly proud to be able to highlight a friend and a true gem of the 15th district, Andrea DeLoney. Andrea has woven supporting diversity and inclusion into her life's mission, and there is no one more deserving of being honored for that commitment," said Suffolk County Legislature Minority Leader Jason Richberg. "I can't overstate the importance of taking the time to understand and learn about the beautiful mosaic that makes up Suffolk County. Thank you to my colleague Legislator Esteban for proposing this program, and congratulations to all our honorees!"

Andrea DeLoney is a Human Resources professional with over ten years of experience engaging leaders in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. After seven years at Northwell Health, she joined the global team for DEI learning and development at Warner Music Group. Andrea holds an MBA from Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business and has been recognized for supporting diversity and equality in her community, and for ensuring that underrepresented communities have equitable access to resources and advancement opportunities. Andrea is a proud member of sororities Zeta Phi Beta and RHO Omega Zeta, and a steward at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Copiague, which is one of the oldest African American churches on Long Island.

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