Claverack Democrats nominate Graham and Hennige for town board
Jammel Cutler reports in Columbia-Greene Media that Claverack Democrats have nominated Selha Graham and Tracy Hennige as the party’s candidates for town board in this fall's election. And Chris Liberati-Conant of the village of Chatham was endorsed for Columbia County District Attorney during the Claverack Democrat caucus. Hennige is an associate attorney with the New York State Department of Health, and has volunteered as a foster mom for Peppertree Rescue, a dog rescue group. Hennige said, “I’m fair, I believe in transparency and accountability.... Most of all, I believe in listening to one’s constituents, ensuring that they are heard. It’s fundamental for elected representatives to be engaged with their community.” Graham co-founded Rolling Grocer 19, and was also appointed to the Hudson Tourism Board and elected to the Hudson City School District Board of Education. She is also a volunteer programmer on WGXC. Graham said, “I believe representation matters.... Having a diverse town board with varied skills and passions will enrich Claverack by fostering innovation and creativity.” Read more about this story at HudsonValley360.com.