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Meet Heidi Harrison Chain

A proven community leader with a history of accomplishment

Heidi Harrison Chain is a proven community leader with a history of accomplishment. Both professionally and personally, she has always put our community first. Heidi believes that by working together we can better our community and our city.   Currently a Director in the Office of Legal Affairs of New York City Department of Finance (where she has worked for 20 years), Heidi also works in her free time with the NYPD to enhance police-community relations and to help you by addressing public safety, quality of life, and emergency preparedness issues.

She has been called “one of our hardest working community leaders” and has an acknowledged reputation for consensus building, project management, and problem solving.

We Can’t Afford Business as Usual. We Can’t Afford Politics as Usual. Heidi is not a career politician. Heidi is a “peopletician”.  Heidi is not running for a job -- Heidi is running to do the job for you. Heidi is coming to you as a community leader. Heidi is a lifelong member of the Democratic party.

Heidi is married to Herb and they have one son. Born and raised in Rego Park and Forest Hills, Heidi graduated from PS 174, Russel Sage Junior High School and Forest Hills High School. Heidi then graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics. Heidi attended the National Law Center at George Washington University and transferred to Villanova University School of Law where she graduated with a J..D. Heidi is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, The District of Columbia. She is admitted to the Federal Courts in New York and the United States Supreme Court.

Heidi holds and has held many leadership positions within our community:

Heidi Chain has worked hard for you and has improved our community with her unparalleled dedication and leadership.  Among her many accomplishments, she:

Heidi Chain believes that we deserve a leader who has the knowledge and experience to deliver more for our community by tackling the difficult issues of today head on —that’s why she’s running.  

So… join with Heidi and look to the future ----TOGETHER, WE CAN BETTER OUR COMMUNITY