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Councilwoman

Nicole A. Criscione-Szesnat
 
Elected:  2001 to Present
Education: Trinity College, Hartford Ct, 1993.
  Albany Law School, Juris Doctorate, 1996
Affiliations: Trustee, Friends of Pruyn House
  Member, Latham Rotary
  Member, Greater Loudonville Association
  Member, Shaker Heritage
  Member, St. Pius X Parish
  Soccer Coach, Colonie Youth Soccer Club
  Associate Counsel-New York State Legislature
  Counsel with the Criscione Law Firm
  American Italian Heritage Association
Contact Info:

Phone: (518) 783-5184
Fax: (518) 782-2360
e-mail CriscioneN@colonie.org

"I am honored to serve on the Colonie Town Board. I have been a resident of Colonie my entire life and I am passionately devoted to this community. I enjoy public service and working with people. As a member of the Town Board, I wholeheartedly dedicate my time and resources to serving the Town’s forward progression. "

Biography:
Nicole Criscione-Szesnat (R-C), is a lawyer who earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Albany Law School. She completed her undergraduate studies at Trinity College in Hartford, CT where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies. Nicole is a lifelong resident of Colonie, a student of the North Colonie public schools and graduate of Doane Stuart School, cum laude. She and her husband, Albert "Boo" Szesnat, reside in Latham with their son Nicholas and daughter Anna.

Currently, Nicole is a practicing attorney with the New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission. She is also of counsel to the Criscione Law Firm.

As a Councilwoman in the Town of Colonie, Nicole is a member of the legislative, appropriating, governing, and policy-determining body of the Town. Nicole has the ability to appoint all non-elected officers and employees of the Town. She acts on the budget recommended by the Town Supervisor as well as approving budget modifications or transfers. Finally, Nicole assists in the creation of non-compensatory advisory boards and, along with the Supervisor, appoints their members.