Betty Jean Intini, many know her as B.J., has lived in Farmingville for over 50 years. She is currently serving on the Suffolk County Citizens Advisory Board for the Arts and is Vice President on the board of the Reboli Center for Art and History at Stony Brook. B.J. has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and Art History at Stony Brook University as well as a graduate of the Wilsey Institute of Interior Design. B.J. also is currently the president of the Farmingville Historical Society since 2003. As well as an instrumental part of the restoration of the 1850 Bald Hill School House and the Elijah Terry House. She has been actively involved in the opening of the 102-acre Farmingville Hills Park, the redesign and construction of the Farmingville-Holtsville Veterans Memorial Site, and the restoration of the newly acquired Farmingville Fire House. "It is because of Betty Jean Intini’s, dedication, hard work, volunteerism, and love for the community, that I am honoring her as the Woman of Distinction for 2023 in the fourth Legislative district." stated Legislator Caracappa.