Councilwoman Ellen Hendrickx
After many years as Manhattan residents, Ellen and her husband, John moved to Hastings-on-Hudson in 1999 where they lived for 13 years. In 2012 they relocated to Unincorporated Greenburgh and are visited frequently by their daughter Kait who graduated from Hastings High School in 2005.
Wrapping up 20 years as founding partner of a corporate architecture and design firm in NYC, Ellen started working for the Westchester County Board of Legislators in 2011 as a Legislative Aide to Legislator MaryJane Shimsky and Committee Coordinator for the Public Works Committee, Saw Mill River Watershed and Bronx River Watershed Advisory Boards.
In 2019, Ellen joined County Executive George Latimer’s Executive team as Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Services. She was recently promoted to Director of Research and in addition, manages Boards and Commissions for the County Executive office.
During her years as a Hastings resident, Ellen was engaged in community service as a member of the Hastings’ Architectural Review Board and one of 11 members of the Hastings Comprehensive Plan Committee and its follow up, the Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee. She was also a member of the Hastings Historic Preservation Committee, focusing on the Hastings waterfront. From 2010-2017, she was a member of the Event Committee for SHARE, Inc. (Self Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer) in NYC.
Ellen was appointed as interim Councilwoman for the Town of Greenburgh from May of 2019 through the end of that year. She was elected as Councilwoman in November of 2021, replacing retired Councilwoman, Diana Juettner.
Ellen is liaison to the Greenburgh Public Library Board, Greenburgh Health Center, Greenburgh Town Court, Historic and Landmarks Preservation Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Lois Bronz Children’s Learning Center, Village Officials Committee and is joining the Greenburgh Nature Center as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.