New Rochelle, Pelham, Pelham Manor
Terry Clements

Terry Clements was elected to the Board of Legislators in April 2018 and is serving in her second term representing Pelham, Pelham Manor and part of New Rochelle.

Terry is an educator at Columbus Elementary School and a former Adjunct Professor at Fordham University.

She also continues to be an active member of the New Rochelle Lions Club, Jack and Jill of America Westchester Associate Chapter (Lifetime Member), Westchester Alliance of Black School Educators (WABSE), Parent Teacher Association, New Rochelle FUSE, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (AFL-CIO).

Terry is a dedicated member of the New Rochelle community. While she served as President of the New Rochelle Lions Club, she organized a benefit for Haitian earthquake victims. The New Rochelle Lions Club in partnership with Don Coqui Restaurant raised money to help families and rebuild homes. The money from ‘Lend a Hand to Haiti’ was donated to Habitat for Humanity, the Lions International Foundation and the Red Cross. As a member of the Lions Club, Terry has held many offices and continues to serve her community through participating in ongoing service projects. While Terry was President, she also partnered with the New Rochelle School District Health Office providing free glasses for students in need. She has been active in local community issues as a former member of the New Rochelle Advisory Committee on Boating and Marinas, Advisory Committee on Parks and Recreation and the Latino Advisory Council.

Prior to relocating to New Rochelle in 1981, Terry resided in West Hollywood, California, where she was a talent manager and consultant in the entertainment business. Terry started out with a small New York-based television production company. Then returned to Chicago where she became a co-principal in a recording studio. In an effort to promote and market the studio, Terry along with the other principals, developed a concept called Studio Jams. The live studio concerts aired over a NBC radio affiliate. The commercial-free live Studio Jams featured such notables as Kenny Loggins, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, the Charlie Daniels Band, Foreigner and many more recording artists. Terry moved to West Hollywood to manage new music producers, song writers and recording artists. Working closely with established producers and casting directors, Terry provided opportunities for actors to work in both film and television.

Terry is a graduate of Antioch College with a B.A. in Anthropology, Fordham University with an M.S. in Elementary Education and she most recently received a TESOL certificate from Long Island University.

In her public life, Terry has served as a Vice Chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee, Chair of the Black Democrats of Westchester, member of the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus (Mt. Vernon Chapter) and former State Committee Woman representing the 88th Assembly District.

Terry resides in New Rochelle with her husband George E. Clements, Jr. They have two daughters, Lauren A. Clements, Monet Clements, a granddaughter Emily Alexa Dixon, a grandson Charles Douglas Dixon, III and a granddaughter Grier Elizabeth Proctor.

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Committee Assignments

Public Safety, Chair