Carineh Mendez works for The Town of Huntington as a Coordinator and Community Service Worker. Ms. Mendez is the coordinator for the Town of Huntington Project PLAY and St. John’s Summer Day Camp. Prior to working for the Town of Huntington she worked for the South Huntington School District and was a member of the South Huntington School District Bi-Lingual Advisory Council. She is a native of Brooklyn and moved to Huntington 20 years ago where she still resides. She has a bachelor’s degree from Queens College in Sociology and Education. Her time in Huntington has been spent helping the community through various organizations. Ms. Mendez passions are helping the youth and providing the community with all resources available to them.
She is a board member of Not-For-Profit Charities Moonjumpers Charitable Foundations, Inc and Leadership Huntington. Ms. Mendez is an active member of the Suffolk County Anti-Bias Task force and The Young Leaders Program. She sits on several local and county committees that help create a better community for all the residents of Huntington. Ms. Mendez has received Certificate of Special Recognition from Congressman Steve Israel for extraordinary accomplishments within the community. She is recognized as an influential member of the Latino Community by The Suffolk County Police Department and work diligently with them.