Tracey A. Edwards was elected to the Huntington Town Board for a term beginning in 2014. As a first-term member of the Huntington Town Board, Tracey will build on her experience in business and community service to make continuous improvement and keep moving Huntington forward.
She will be an advocate to the entire community and work very hard to enhance the town’s efforts to make government open, accessible, and responsive. Tracey is ready to hit the ground running and has already put together a comprehensive action plan. That action plan includes the promotion of quality of life initiatives; the creation of additional partnerships with school districts and local businesses to increase youth programs; to leverage economic development opportunities to create jobs and protect property values; the expansion of resident accessibility and civic engagement and the promotion of new ideas to strengthen financial stability.
Currently, Tracey is region president of a fortune 100 company. She is a member of the New York State Economic Development Council for Long Island which is a joint collaboration with the private and public sector, academia, labor, and not-for-profits focused on growing Long Island’s economy and improving quality of life. Tracey is also on the board of directors of the Long Island Association and Co-Chair of the Economic Development committee. She is the Long Island Regional Director of the NAACP New York State Conference and a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. Tracey was the former chair of the Town of Huntington Planning Board and she retired as Vice President of the Elwood School Board.
Tracey is a life-long Huntington resident. She lives in Dix Hills with husband of 32 years and has three children and two grandchildren. Daughter of a former officer of the original Town of Huntington Police force and a life-long Community Leader and advocate. Tracey is committed to Huntington and all of its residents.