Laura Jens-Smith, Riverhead Town Supervisor. In her first term as the first woman to hold this office in Riverhead’s history, Laura has secured contracts for our police, increased transparency in town government, inititated an apprenticeship program and has begun tackling the challenge of protecting our assets while welcoming progress.

Diane Tucci, Town Board Candidate. A graphic artist, public relations specialist and Executive Director of Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, and while Executive Director of the Riverhead BID, Diane spearheaded the creation of “Alive on 25” and Riverhead’s Halloween festivals.

Pat Snyder, Town Board Candidate. During her decades as East End Arts Executive Director, Pat doubled the budget, membership, grew student enrollment over 2000% and created the Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, Jumpstart, Winterfest and the Teeny Awards; honoring excellence in high school theater.

Diane Wilhelm, Riverhead Town Clerk. Holding the office since 2008, Diane has continued to effectively streamline and modernize the Town Clerk’s office, improving technology and services to benefit Riverhead residents.

Tara Taylor, Town Assessor Candidate, currently focusing on running her home and raising her family, holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s College with a concentration in accounting. 

Jaraby Thomas, Town Assessor Candidate holds a master’s degree in neuropsychology and education, a degree in business administration and works in Riverhead School District as a library media specialist and works locally as a business administrator.

This November 5th, we’re asking you to support our candidates with your vote. 

This stellar team is ready to devote their time, energy and talent to continue to move Riverhead Town forward.