DISTRICT 15
Yonkers, Bronxville

James Nolan is a lifelong resident of Westchester County and was born in raised in Yonkers. James was elected in November 2021 as Westchester County Legislator, District 15.

James Nolan was born on January 21, 1989 to parents James and Donna Nolan. James is the oldest of four brothers. James grew up in Yonkers and attended Yonkers Public Schools. He graduated, on High Honor Roll, from Saunders Trade & Technical High School.  James graduated from Western Oklahoma State College with his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. James has been an active union member for over a decade.

In 2016, after his brother Michael was tragically murdered, James founded The Michael Nolan Foundation in his memory to provide scholarships to graduates of Yonkers Public Schools and other essential needs to the community. As a community activist, James has mentored dozens of students, successfully advocated for the passage of legislation on state and local levels, such as an illegal gun buyback program and drag racing confiscation laws, and successfully coordinated over 50 food and P.P.E. drives.

James resides in the Homefield neighborhood of Yonkers with his wife Dianne and their cat Raven.

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Staff

Devin O’Rourke
(914) 995-2851


Committee Assignments

Appointments, Chair
Legislation
Parks & Recreation