KEITH M. CORBETT FOR MAYOR
Strong, experienced leadership dedicated to protecting Malverne’s future for our children.
Keith Corbett is the current Deputy Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Malverne and perfectly suited to continue the success of Patti McDonald’s administration. Keith has the critical leadership experience from directing every major department of Malverne Village Government, including the Department of Public Works, Fire Department and Police Department. Additionally, he has been an integral part of ensuring legal and policy compliance for all major municipal issues affecting the residents.
As a partner at a large private law firm, Keith focuses on municipal law and policy and represents Counties, Towns, Villages and municipal agencies throughout New York State. His practice is intricately involved in all aspects of municipal policy and governmental finance. His in-depth knowledge of the issues facing Villages in today’s environment, and expert understanding of how to implement necessary change, will benefit all the residents of Malverne.
Keith has reduced budgets for every Village department he led while ensuring services for residents remained the same or improved. He was actively involved in the rehabilitation and restoration of Westwood Park and is currently overseeing the addition of a rock wall and extended toddler play area there. An original founder of malvernecommunity.com, a site designed to help coordinate group events and provide residents with information about activities throughout the year, Keith is committed to preserving our wonderful traditions while ensuring the Village meets the constant demands of a modern society in communicating and utilizing updated technological advancements.
After graduating from Dickinson College Keith received his JD from New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., as well as both the Federal Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the United States District Court, Second Circuit of Appeals. Since 2014 he has been a Super Lawyers “rising star.” Keith and his wife Elicia reside on Johnson Avenue with their two beautiful children.
LAUREN TOUCHARD FOR TRUSTEE
Deep roots and a commitment to a brighter future.
Trustee Lauren Touchard has been a Malverne resident since age 3. She grew up in the Westwood section, attending James A. Dever Elementary School and Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School before attending and graduating from Sacred Heart Academy.
Lauren’s father, Edward Mahoney, sparked her interest in Malverne government at a young age getting involved in several mayoral campaigns.
She served as a Malverne Village Prosecutor prior to being appointed as a Trustee in April, 2018. Presently Lauren serves as Youth Board Liaison, working to revamp the program with new and exciting events, while simultaneously increasing awareness about the unique and valuable offerings among children and families. Lauren is also Senior Group Liaison, Board Liaison to both the Celebrations and the Tree and Beautification Committees, serves as Building Department Commissioner, and is also active on the Holiday Lighting and Groundhog Day Committees.
Graduating cum laude from Fairfield University, she subsequently graduated cum laude with a law degree from New York Law School.
Lauren has been a practicing attorney for over ten years, admitted to the bar in the State of New York. She presently works at a leading national law firm with her practice focused on estate planning and estate and trust administration. She represents private clients in multi-million-dollar tax audits before federal and state tax authorities.
Lauren is a strong supporter of Crossroads Farm and all of our village businesses. You will regularly see Lauren walking through the Village, oftentimes with her husband Cyril and their two children, Audrey (kindergartner at OLL) and Cedric, talking with neighbors, friends and residents.
TIM SULLIVAN FOR TRUSTEE
Committed to preserving the best parts of Malverne while planning for a changing future.
Along with his two brothers and three sisters, Tim was born and raised in Malverne on Wright Avenue. He comes from a long legacy of Malvernites and remains deep rooted in the village where he attended Grace Play School and Our Lady of Lourdes elementary school before going on to graduate from Kellenberg Memorial High School.
With a long and dedicated record of community service in the Village, Tim served on the Youth Board, and encourages veteran appreciation by initiating and successfully running Veterans Day Celebrations for the past seven years. Most recently he is working with Crossroads Farm on capital preservation and improvement projects.
Tim is a partner in a family-owned real estate investment, development, and management company working throughout Nassau County. Prior to the founding of his business, he developed deep experience in shaping public policy while specializing in public/private tax credit and bond financing of over $2 Billion in multifamily housing projects across the country. His professional experience includes asset management of over 25,000 affordable apartment units in 30 states.
He graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in economics, where he was class president and a leader in student affairs and activities.
Tim is committed to preserving our rich Village history, celebrating our valued faiths, and increasing recognition and appreciation of our veterans.
JAMES FRANKIE FOR VILLAGE JUSTICE
Providing a Village justice system where people are heard fairly and with respect.
For more than 30 years Malverne has benefitted from Jim’s extensive legal skills. He has served the residents as Village Justice for eight years, Village Attorney for 13 years, Village Prosecutor for 10 years, and as a volunteer on the Malverne Code Review Committee modernizing the Village Code and on the Cable Television Committee which recovered more than $200,000 from CableVision.
Judge Frankie has streamlined the Village Court with an online payment system for fines, operates an up-to-date court calendar with no backlog, and obtained grants for computer systems and software, furniture, and security equipment. The mandated state audit found the court to be substantially in compliance with accepted accounting practices & procedures.
Jim has been practicing law since 1981, having tried jury trials to verdict in both New York State and Federal Courts, and has served as arbitrator for the Nassau County District Court. He is a partner in a law practice concentrating in the area of criminal defense. For the last 20 years, Jim has served as counsel to the New York City Correction Captains’ Association representing members in criminal investigations, employee discipline matters and civil rights litigation.
He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association as well as the Nassau County and New York State Magistrates’ Associations.
Jim moved to the Village with his family over 45 year ago. He and his wife Sharon O’Malley Frankie raised their three sons in Malverne.