Diana Reyna is proudly serving her third year as a board member of the National Dominican Day Parade organization. As founding principal at Diana Reyna Strategic Consulting, LLC., Diana Reyna offers an extensive and vast network, incredible experience in both the public sector and private sector. She is driven by an ethical responsibility to not only the clients she serves, but to the communities her work may impact.
Diana Reyna is the former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President for Brooklyn (2014-2017), a former New York City Council Member for the 34th Council District (2001-2013), which includes Williamsburg and Bushwick as well as Ridgewood in Queens, and Female District Leader/State Committee Member (2000) in the 53rd Assembly District.
For over twenty years, Diana Reyna had demonstrated an outstanding commitment to communities across Brooklyn and Queens through government service and advocacy as the first Dominican American woman elected to public office in New York State. She continues to focus on knocking down barriers in the path of men and women who are hoping to take a chance. She garnered citywide attention for her efforts in championing affordable housing, economic development, improving equity in education, park space, waste and environmental justice as well as expanding youth and senior services.
Diana Reyna served as member of Land Use, Finance, Ethics, Housing and Buildings, Economic Development, Community Development, Youth Services, and Transportation committees. During her tenure she chaired committees on Public Housing, Rules and Small Business. Reyna co-chaired the Women’s Caucus to advance the representation of women in the council and served as member to both the Black, Latino and Asian caucus and the Budget Negotiating Team in the Council.
Today, her skills and talent are serving to support organizations at ASA College as a member of the Board of Trustees, the Brooklyn Public Library, and Habitat for Humanity, NYC. Diana Reyna attended St. Joseph High School and Pace University in Pleasantville. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts.
Favorite Dominican Dish
Los tres golpes – Mangu, Salami Y Queso Frito (mejor todavía con un morir soñando)