Elizabeth Crowley has a long and robust history of public service and work in construction and community developmenE.
Government Service. Crowley served on the New York City Council, representing the city legislature’s 30th District in Queens from 2009 to 2017. As a member of the New York City Council, she successfully fought for a record amount of funding for construction of schools and passed resolutions that strengthened construction safety standards, expanded opportunities for Minority and Women owned Business Enterprises, and funded programs that provided industry training including Nontraditional Employment for Women.
Non-Profit and Advocacy. Prior to joining BTEA, Crowley was a board chair and co-founder of a non-profit group “21 in 21” — renamed “The New Majority.” The organization was dedicated to bringing more gender parity into the City Council. The effort succeeded in establishing the first female majority in the legislative body.
Before her election to the NYC Council, Crowley worked in the construction industry as a decorative painter with District Council 9 on landmark restorations including Radio City Music Hall, the Central Synagogue and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.