NYACK, N.Y. -- Nyack Mayor Jennifer Laird-White has a new gig.
Laird-White, a three-term mayor who is not seeking re-election, has been hired by Transmission Developers Inc. in the new position of Director of Community Relations for the company’s Champlain Hudson Power Express transmission project.
“We are delighted to have Jen join our development team. Her years of experience as mayor and her prior experience as a journalist make her an ideal conduit to communities throughout New York State,” said TDI CEO Donald Jessome. “Jen understands that clean energy infrastructure development requires a thoughtful approach aimed at building community consensus.”
Laird-White said she will recuse herself from any TDI or energy related issues that may arise before the end of her term. Mayor is a part-time position in Nyack.
“I look forward to serving TDI, my neighbors, and stakeholders throughout New York State with the skills I developed as a champion for Rockland County communities,” said Laird-White.
Prior to her time as Mayor, she worked as a correspondent and producer for CBS News. Before her time with CBS News, she worked in documentary filmmaking and commercial production.
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