Jennifer DeSena was elected the 38th Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead in November 2021, her first time holding elective office.
Before seeking elective office, DeSena was an attorney and a leader of nonprofit organizations supporting family health and safety.
During her legal career, DeSena was an Enforcement Attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to joining the SEC, she worked on complex insurance litigation.
Most recently, DeSena served as the executive director of the Manhasset Coalition Against Substance Abuse, educating and empowering parents to protect their families from the risks of alcohol and other drugs and unsupervised access to social media.
DeSena is a graduate of Boston College and St. John’s University Law School.
She resides in Manhasset with her husband, Ralph, sons Robert and Michael, now college students, and their dog, Sandy. In her spare time, she is an avid runner and triathlete