YMCA Names Claridge to Advisory Council

Albany, NY – PC Public Affairs announced today that Managing Partner, Andre Claridge was appointed to the Capital District YMCA Advisory Council — the region’s premier non-profit organization.

“I am honored to have been appointed to the Capital District YMCA Advisory Council, said PC Public Affairs Managing Partner, Andre Claridge.  “My mother always stressed the importance of giving back to your community especially by helping children.  The Capital District YMCA has a distinguished history of helping the region’s youth and instilling the importance of healthy living and social responsibility.  The strength of our community comes from the individual and I am looking forward to doing my part to help the YMCA fulfill its mission.”

Andre also sits on the Corporate Board of Armor Dynamics, Inc., a developer of high performance composite armor systems for the military.  Andre was a speechwriter for Governor George E. Pataki and spent a number of years in the New York State Legislature.  He graduated from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh with a BA in Political Science and successfully completed the New England Senior Executives Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Andre and his wife Morgan live in Colonie with their daughter Dale.

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