The Supervisor is the Town's chief executive officer. As Chair of the Board she presides over all Town Board meetings which are open to the public. The Supervisor and Council members propose legislation and make policy decisions that directly affect residents. Mindful of both long-term goals and short-term objectives, the Supervisor responds to the needs of the community and represents the Town in its dealings with County, State, and Federal Agencies.
About Nancy Seligson
Nancy Seligson is the Supervisor of the Town of Mamaroneck and was elected to the office in November 2011. Prior to becoming Town Supervisor, Ms. Seligson served on the Town Board as a Councilwoman beginning in 2000. As a Councilwoman, she served as the liaison to the Town’s land use committees.
Under Supervisor Seligson’s watch, the Town accomplished a reassessment for the first time in 40 years that re-established fair assessments in the Town; the zoning code was amended to allow for mixed-use development and the Town was designated a “Climate Smart Community” by New York State.
Ms. Seligson currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Westchester Joint Water Works and is a Commissioner of the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Joint Garbage Disposal Commission. In addition, she is the Vice Chair of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association, the Co-chair of the nonprofit organization, Sustainable Westchester, and the New York Co-Chair of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee of the Long Island Sound Study.
Ms. Seligson has spent most of her career in environmental advocacy and brings that interest to the Town. In particular, she has been a leader in Long Island Sound activism for over 25 years. She is a past president and board member of the nonprofit organization, Save the Sound and chaired the Westchester County Committee on Nonpoint Source Pollution of Long Island Sound as well as the Westchester County Environmental Management Council. Ms. Seligson is a past member of the Westchester County Board of Health. She was also the Chair of the Westchester Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, as well as the Larchmont Mamaroneck Coastal Zone Management Commission.
Ms. Seligson studied and worked with Pace University’s Land Use Law Center’s Community Leadership Alliance (CLA) programs teaching local leaders about New York State land use law and facilitation techniques to improve municipal communications efficiency and productivity.
Ms. Seligson moved to the Larchmont/Mamaroneck community in 1988. She lives with her husband, John Feingold, and has a son and three step daughters. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in economics.