Last month, the Great Neck Plaza Village Board voted to approve a resolution providing that a portion of Bond Street in the Village of Great Neck Plaza be given the honorary, secondary name designation of “Lee Seeman Way,” in recognition and appreciation of the many years of service of Town of North Hempstead Council Member Lee Seeman who is retiring at the end of this year.
The Village of Great Neck Plaza, led by Mayor Ted Rosen, hosted a ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 19 to commemorate the placing of street signs reflecting such honorary, secondary designation of Bond Street between Grace Avenue and Maple Drive as “Lee Seeman Way.”
Councilmember Seeman has had a prolific career in government and politics, and has maintained a passion for and commitment to civic engagement both in and out of office. Councilmember Seeman is currently serving her fourth term on the North Hempstead Town Board, after first being elected on Nov. 8, 2005.
Councilmember Seeman has always been an active member of the community. She has been the program director of the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce since 1975. She has promoted topics such as environmental conservation, health care, small business concerns, the economy of Long Island and computer science. She has brought guest speakers from all over the world including the Consul General of Cyprus and the Ambassador of Belize. Presently, she is also a member of the COVID-19 Town of North Hempstead Business Response Recovery Workgroup.
Other notable achievements include being appointed by both President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush as a member of the United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad since 1995. She has also been a trustee of the W.F. Albright Institute for Archaeological Research in Jerusalem since 1988.
In addition, Councilmember Seeman is a member of such community groups as a 55-year member of the League of Women Voters, the World Jewish Congress, Hadassah, a lifetime member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Sierra Club and is an active member of Temple Beth El of Great Neck.
—Submitted by the Town of North Hempstead