Councilwoman Diana Juettner
Councilwoman Diana Juettner has served on the Greenburgh Town Board since 1992 having supported numerous proposals to improve the quality of life in Greenburgh. She currently serves as liaison to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Greenburgh Public Library, and the Historic Land and Preservation Board. She also serves as a liaison to the town’s computer policy committee and as liaison to the Town Attorney’s Office. She has a special interest in issues that affect the elderly and the challenges faced by residents who have special needs. She supported the first Life Care Community that was built in Greenburgh.
She also served as liaison to the Greenburgh Town Court, Climate Action Task Force, Drug Court Advisory Board and the Senior Programs. The Climate Action Task Force worked on projects that addressed energy conservation for our municipal buildings, street lighting, use of solar energy and a more efficient recycling program. This work led to changes in our street lighting and spurred new ideas for the town to support. She enjoys working with members of the community to address the needs throughout the town. She enthusiastically supported the veterans who developed an amazing structure to honor all veterans who served in the various armed forces of our country. She is an ardent supporter of the Theodore D. Young Community Center and was thrilled to be a part of the celebration applauding the Center’s 50 years in the community. This Center is a testimonial to the energy and drive of the residents of Fairview that it exists today.
During her tenure, she supported and voted for the building of the Multipurpose Center and supported the acquisition of the many parks within our town such as Hartsbrook Park and Preserve, Glenville Woods Park Preserve, Taxter Ridge Park Preserve and the development of parklets in various areas of the community. She supported the Library Board and the library staff in seeking support for the referendum that brought about the reconstruction and rebuilding of the beautiful Greenburgh Public Library. Th library is a vibrant part of our community for reading, using the internet, meeting friends and neighbors and enjoying the wonderful programs that are offered.
Diana Juettner is an attorney who has developed a strong interest in elder law issues and is a member of the Mercy College Faculty where she teaches undergraduate and graduate students in Legal studies and conflict studies. She participated in numerous trainings in the field of Mediation and Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, Cornell University and Marywood University. She developed an interdisciplinary curriculum in dispute resolution at Mercy College with her colleagues, Dr. Dorothy Balancio and Dr. Arthur Lerman. We have collaborated for 19 years with the Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution to offer mediation training for our students and to give them the opportunity to co-mediate with experienced mediators.
She currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Social Sciences and is a member of the Faculty Senate.