Marianne Buttenschon

Marianne Buttenschon is an American politician and educator from the state of New York. She is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 119th district.

Marianne Buttenschon
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 119th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2019
Preceded byAnthony Brindisi
Personal details
BornOneida County, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceMarcy, New York, U.S.
Alma materMohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
SUNY Polytechnic Institute (B.A.)
Binghamton University (M.A.)
Northeastern University (Ed.D)
WebsiteOfficial website

Early life and EducationEdit

Buttenschon was born and raised in Oneida County, and grew up in Whitesboro, New York. Her father, Bill Goodman, was town supervisor of Whitestown, New York and a member of the Oneida County legislature. [1]

Buttenschon earned her Associate degree from Mohawk Valley Community College, followed by a B.A. in Public Justice from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Buttenschon then earned a master's degree in Public Policy from Binghamton University and a Doctor of Education from Northeastern University.[2]

CareerEdit

Before entering politics, Buttenschon was the Dean for Emergency Preparedness and Public Service at Mohawk Valley Community College, and had previously served as Dean of Students.

Buttenschon served as vice president of the Utica Community Food Bank and a member of the League of Women Voters. For 30 years, Buttenschon and her husband have operated the Buttenschon Christmas Tree Farm in Marcy, New York.

She announced her intention to run in the 2018 election for New York State Assembly to succeed Anthony Brindisi, who was elected to Congress.[3] She defeated Republican Dennis Bova in the general election.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About – Elect Marianne Buttenschon". Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "New York State Assembly | Marianne Buttenschon". nyassembly.gov. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Micaela Parker (July 12, 2017). "Buttenschon announces run for state Assembly - News - Uticaod - Utica, NY". Uticaod. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Greg Masongmason@uticaod.com (November 7, 2018). "Buttenschon: Assembly win 'a clear group effort' - News - Uticaod - Utica, NY". Uticaod. Retrieved January 4, 2019.

External linksEdit

New York State Assembly
Preceded by
Anthony Brindisi
Member of the New York Assembly
from the 119th district

2019–present
Incumbent