Deborah VeachDEBORAH VEACH 

COUNCILMEMBER, TEANECK

 

Teaneck Town Council (July 2000- July 2004)

  1. Council Liaison to Affirmative Action Advisory Board
  2. Council Liaison to Parks, Playgrounds, and Recreation Advisory Board
  3. Board of Directors, Teaneck Economic Development Corp. (July 2000-July 2002)

Volunteer Activities:

Teaneck Creek Conservancy Advisory Board
Advisory Council of the Teaneck Community Chorus 
Teaneck Public Library Adopt-a-Shelf
Co-Founder, Dickerson Road Block Association

Board of Directors, Flat Rock Brook Nature Association (1996-1998)
Board of Directors, Columbia University Alumni Club of Bergen and Passaic (1996-1998)
Founder and Chair, Committee for a Farmers' Market in Teaneck (1995-1996)

Teaneck Public Schools PTA/PTO:

  1. Executive Board Member, Benjamin Franklin Middle School PTA (1999-2003) 
  2. Executive Board Member, Whittier School PTO (1995-1999) 
  3. Co-President, Bryant School PTA (1994 -1995)

Teaneck Public Schools Building Quality Management Teams (1994-2003)

Professional:

Veach & Coats-Thomas (January 1996- Present)
        Partner in General Practice Firm    
Office of the Manhattan District Attorney (August 1979- February 1989)
        Deputy Bureau Chief (1986-1988)

Bar Admissions: New York and New Jersey; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of NY and the District of NJ; United States Supreme Court

Professional Activities:

President, Women Lawyers in Bergen County (2002-2003)
Trustee, Jean Robertson Women Lawyers Scholarship Foundation, Inc. 
Member, Bergen County, New York and New Jersey Bar Associations
Chair, Committee on Criminal Law, New York County Lawyers' Association (1988)

Education: 

Rutgers Law School- Newark (J.D., June 1979) 
Emerson College (M.A., August 1973) 
Barnard College (B.A., June 1971)

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