Candidate's Statement

Lydia Tang for Common Council Representative from Island House

Island House's Lydia Tang hopes to represent the complex on the next Common Council.
Island House's Lydia Tang hopes to represent the complex on the next Common Council.

Lydia Tang has announced her wish to represent Island House in the next RIRA Common Council. The Daily offers all candidates free, unedited space to say why they deserve your vote.

My name is Lydia Tang and I am running for the position of Island House Representative to the Roosevelt Island Residents’ Association (RIRA).

I am currently the 1st Alternate Representative for Island House.  Some of my contributions have included:

  • Co-chair of the enormously successful annual Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival

  • Co-chair of the RIRA Elections Committee

  • Hands Only CPR Trainer

  • PayItForward Food Distribution 

I have been extremely active in a number of community organizations, including:

  • the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

  • Hope Church

  • Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance (MSTDA) Board Of Directors/Treasurer

  • NYPL Library Advocate for Roosevelt Island

  • PS/IS 217 PTA Executive Board

I am committed to helping and making a difference. I have:

  • the education and experience to help the community

  • strong relationships with many community leaders

Tuesday, Nov. 6th is Election Day. We need your vote to make changes in our government to preserve and improve our quality of life on Roosevelt Island.

Please vote for me for Island House  Representative to the Roosevelt Island Residents’ Association on Nov. 6.

Thank you.

Lydia Tang for Common Council Representative from Island House

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