John C. Cochrane, Jr.Councilman
Captain John C. Cochrane, Jr. was born in Bay Shore, New York. Upon graduation from Bay Shore Public Schools, he attended Jacksonville University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Business and was commissioned through Naval Reserve Officer Training (NROTC) in April 1982.
James P. O’ConnorCouncilman
Councilman James P. O’Connor grew up in Westbury, New York. His mother was a teacher and his father was a pharmacist. As the oldest of four boys, Jim learned the importance of family values and a strong work ethic at a young age.
Jim graduated from Carle Place High School in 1981. He went on to graduate Boston College, and earn his Juris Doctorate at Hofstra University School of Law. He has been a practicing attorney since 1989 and is admitted to practice in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Washington D.C.
After over 40 years in the United States, Councilman Jorge Guadrón’s personal story represents the essence of the American Dream. Born in El Salvador, Guadrón came to the United States as a teenager in 1980 fleeing political violence with his mother and siblings following his father’s assassination in their family business. He became an American citizen in 1996. He is the proud father of five and grandfather of nine children.
John M. LorenzoCouncilman
Councilman Lorenzo believes in the philosophy of giving back to the community where he lives and serves. He has spent the past decade serving on several non-profit organizations, including President & Board Member of ISF Inclusive Sports and Fitness and The Neighborhood House, and was the former Chairman of the Town of Islip Zoning Board of Appeals.