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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Town Launches Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Advisory Board

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Farmingville, NY - On October 21, the Town of Brookhaven held a reception to announce the establishment of the Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Advisory Board (AANHPI). The AANHPI was initiated by Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich to better address the needs of the community and provide better access to Town services. Pictured left to right are Supervisor Ed Romaine; Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich, Councilman Kevin LaValle; AANHPI board members: George Wei; Luisa Urso; Rayyan Tirmizi; Juveria Shah; Weipin He; Jainnie Hackman and Shaorui Li. Pictured left to right in the back row are Councilman Neil Foley; Town Clerk Donna Lent; Councilwoman Jane Bonner and Tax Receiver Lou Marcoccia.

Councilmember Kornreich said, “Congratulations to the AANHPI Advisory Board on a successful event and thank you to the local Asian businesses who donated the delicious food! My colleagues and I had thought provoking conversations throughout the night with many members of the community to learn about what concerns they have and how we can work together to create a sense of place and better quality of life. I look forward to continuing to work with the board on creating more events and opportunities to get to know the community.”

For more information about the AANHPI Advisory Board, visit their page, call Councilmember Kornreich’s office at 631-451-6963 or email

Asian American Native Hawaiian  Pacific Islander Advisory Board Celebration

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738

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