Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was elected to the New York State Assembly in a Special Election on February 9, 2010. Montesano, a Glen Head resident since 1979, was a police officer and detective for the NYPD for a decade and also served as an EMT supervisor and investigator for the NYC Emergency Medical Service. After starting his own private practice law firm in 1990, Montesano served as Acting Village Justice in Roslyn Harbor. He also was a Village Prosecutor for Roslyn Harbor and adjunct professor at the New York Institute of Technology. He also served as a President, Vice President and Trustee of the North Shore School District Board of Education and has volunteered for a variety of community groups. Montesano received an Associate’s Degree from Nassau County Community College, Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University, and law degree from CUNY Law School at Queens College. Montesano has two children, Jennifer (age 33) of Glen Cove and Carmine (“C.J.,” 30) of Glen Head. Montesano and his wife, Donna, and her two children, Amanda and Michael, reside in Glen Head.