Pamela Hunter is a native of Upstate New York and a U.S. Army Veteran, currently representing the south and east sides of Syracuse as well as the surrounding towns of Salina, Dewitt and Onondaga. Prior to her election to the New York State Assembly, she served on the Syracuse Common Council, most recently as chair of the Public Safety Committee. For the past two years she sat on the board of the Syracuse Industrial Development Agency, working to create jobs and grow the economy. She has a long history of leadership in local nonprofit organizations, including Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc., the Syracuse Community Health Center, Home Aides of CNY, Catholic Charities and AccessCNY. Pamela is passionate about building a better future for Central New York by creating good jobs, improving our schools and keeping our streets safe. She lives in Syracuse with her husband and son.