Leadership

  1. Gregory

    Presiding Officer - Legislator DuWayne Gregory



    DuWayne Gregory is currently serving his fourth year as Presiding Officer and his fourth term in the Suffolk County Legislature, after winning office in a special election to the County Legislature’s 15th district, which includes the diverse communities of Wheatley Heights, Wyandanch, North Amityville, Amityville Village, Copiague, parts of North Lindenhurst, West Babylon, North Babylon, and the portion of Farmingdale which lies in Suffolk County. The Presiding Officer is responsible for leading the Legislature, coordinating joint efforts among the legislators, and running the general meetings.
         
    Calarco

    Deputy Presiding Officer - Legislator Robert Calarco



    Rob Calarco was elected in 2011 to represent the residents of the Legislature’s 7th District, which includes Patchogue, East Patchogue, North Patchogue, Medford and Gordon Heights, and smaller portions of Blue Point, North Bellport, Middle Island, Coram and Fire Island. In 2016, he was elected in a bi-partisan vote to become the Deputy Presiding Officer after having served as his caucus’s majority leader. The Deputy Presiding Officer assists the Presiding Officer on legislative initiatives and helps run the general meetings.
         
    Hahn

    Majority Leader - Legislator Kara Hahn



    Since 2011, Kara Hahn has been the voice of residents of the Legislature’s 5th District, located in the north central section of Suffolk County encompassing the northwest section of the Town of Brookhaven. In 2016, she was selected by her caucus to be the Majority Leader of the Suffolk County Legislature. In that role, she leads and coordinates meetings of the Democrat caucus and keeps members of the party advised about legislative proposals and upcoming votes.
         
    McCaffrey

    Minority Leader - Legislator Kevin J. McCaffrey



    Kevin McCaffrey has for four years represented the 14th District, which is located along the South Shore portion of Suffolk County, encompassing the southern section of the Town of Babylon. He is his caucus’s Minority Leader. In that capacity, he often serves as spokesman for the Republican caucus’s positions on legislative issues and keeps members of his party informed about legislative proposals.