Council Member Darlene Mealy has been a member of the New York City Council since 2005. She is currently serving her third term as Council Member of the 41st District. Following college, she spent seventeen years as an employee of the New York City Transit Authority and a member of Transit Workers Union 106.

As 41st Council District representative in the New York City Council, Council Member Mealy currently Chairs the Civil Rights Committee and is an active member of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus. She also serves as the Co-Chair of the Women’s Caucus and Co-Chair of the Brooklyn Delegation. She formerly served as the Chair of the Contracts Committee, during which she helped usher in the Outsourcing Accountability Act, the Prevailing Wage Bill, and the Living Wage Bill, all of which helped protect both city workers and other employees who work for city-assisted entities. As the current Chair of the Civil Rights committee and a dedicated advocate for the Civil Rights of all New Yorkers, Council Member Mealy is currently crafting significant legislation to make the City’s Human Rights Commission a robust resource for our community.

She is proud to be the elected representative of the residents of Brooklyn’s 41st District and advocate for the needs of all of the communities that make up this wonderful district. She serves her district in the spirit of her personal motto, “The Best Is Yet to come!”