Vanessa Gibson

African-American politician

Vanessa L. Gibson (born March 19, 1979) is an American politician. Gibson is the Borough President of The Bronx since 2022.[1] She was a council member for the 16th district of the New York City Council from 2014 until 2022. She is a Democrat.[2]

Vanessa Gibson
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14th Borough President of The Bronx
Assumed office
January 1, 2022
Preceded byRubén Díaz Jr.
Member of the New York City Council
from the 16th district
In office
January 1, 2014 – January 1, 2022
Preceded byHelen Foster
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 77th district
In office
June 16, 2009 – August 31, 2013
Preceded byAurelia Greene
Succeeded byLatoya Joyner
Personal details
Born (1979-03-19) March 19, 1979 (age 43)
Bronx, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Albany (BS)
Baruch College (MPA)
WebsiteOfficial website

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Democrat Council members get promotions in 3 borough president races". NYPost. Retrieved November 3, 2021.
  2. "Vanessa Gibson is the Likely Next Bronx Borough President; Here's What She Ran On". Gotham Magazine. Retrieved July 30, 2021.