Richards appoints new deputy borough president and chief of staff


Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced new staff appointments after beating his Republican opponent Thomas Zmich yesterday in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Richards announced the appointments of Ebony Young as the new Queens deputy borough president and Michael Mallon as his chief of staff, beginning January 2022.

Young, native to Sunnyside, spent 20 years working for various nonprofits like the Long Island City YMCA, the Black Entrepreneur Initiative and the Ladies of Hope Ministries, and is considered a leader when it comes to youth development and social justice reform. 

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