A native Long Islander, Joshua joined NYLCV as a volunteer in the fall of 1995 and was hired as Political Director in January 1996. In 2005, he was promoted as the organization's first-ever Deputy Director and in December 2012, he was elevated to Senior Vice President.
Joshua works closely with all NYLCV department heads, providing guidance and assistance in the planning, implementation and analysis of discrete projects. He also oversees all aspects of NYLCV's political program including candidate evaluation, endorsement and electoral activities. Over the years, he has played a key role in many successful elections, ballot initiatives, issue campaigns, and lobbying efforts on the statewide and local levels.
Prior to joining NYLCV, Joshua worked on several local, state and federal campaigns in Nassau County, including Thomas DiNapoli for Assembly, Jon Kaiman for County Legislator, and May Newburger for Town Supervisor.
Joshua has a strong passion for service-learning which was inculcated in him during stints in the American Legion's Boys' State program as well as the inaugural class of President Clinton's AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps). He has remained involved in service to his community as:
Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Wed, 2006-08-30 10:13.
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Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Thu, 2006-09-21 17:07.
Mayor Bloomberg announced on September 21, 2006 the creation of the Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability .
"Sustainability is all about ensuring that economic growth and development today is compatible with the ability of our children and grandchildren to meet their needs in the future," said Mayor Bloomberg. "To that end, in May I made a pledge to the New York League of Conservation Voters to establish the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, and create an advisory board comprised of New York's leading experts, activists, and businesspeople in this field to set goals, and help shape and guide the City's sustainability agenda.
Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:01.
With more PAC dollars available to spend on behalf of state legislative candidates (see Albany Times Union op-ed, "Lawmakers are Failing the Environment"), NYLCV has committed $25,000 to elect Susan Zimet for State Senate.
Zimet, a county legislator and two-term town supervisor, is running in district 42, which includes Delaware, Sullivan, and portions of Ulster and Orange Counties.
Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Fri, 2006-11-03 18:33.
Over 130 candidates running for US Senate, Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, Congress, State Senate and State Assembly are sought our endorsement this year. See which candidates earned our endorsement.