First elected in 2006
Date of birth: 11/21/1964
Top issues: Poverty, Economic Development, Early Childhood Education, Immigration Reform
Committees: Committee on Energy and Commerce; Small Business Committee; Ethics Committee
Former profession: Director of Business Development (Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.) and Bronx Director of NYC Empowerment Zone
Education: B.A., Oberlin College
Did you know?
Yvette succeeded her mother on the New York City Council.