As chairwoman of the Town of Clinton Democrats, former trustee of the Clinton Community Library and board member of a local non-profit E4 (a charitable organization), Alyssa is a community leader.  Alyssa is both a volunteer and professional in the developmentally challenged and senior citizen communities.  She is a music and art therapy provider for such local resources as New Horizons, Devereux Foundation, The Lutheran Care Center, The Vassar Warner Home, and Ferncliff Nursing Home.  As a parent, Alyssa spent many years as a substitute teacher in her own children’s  schools and still works for Rhinebeck Central School District in this capacity.  She was an enthusiastic volunteer, PTA member, classroom mother and program director in her local districts.

Alyssa believes in a common sense, not  nonsense, approach to government.  She brings with her the knowledge that there are sensible solutions for quality education, jobs and a balanced budget in Albany.  Working for the people, and not an ideology, Alyssa will bring an innovative approach to tackling Dutchess County’s economic and education problems.