Tim Turane is running to represent the 27th City Council District in Southeast Queens, which includes the communities of Cambria Heights, Hollis, Jamaica, St. Albans, Queens Village, and Springfield Gardens.
Early Life and Education
Turane was raised in the community he is now running to represent. He is the son Kevin Turane and Rev. Caprice Nesbit-Turane, life long New Yorkers who wanted a better quality of life for their family. Turane is the father of three beautiful children. He attended P.S. 136, I.S. 192, Campus Magnet High School. Later on, he graduated Cum Laude from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, Cum Laude from TCI College of Technology with an Associates Applied Science in Paralegal Studies, and Berklee College of Music with a Master’s Certificate in Music Business.
Commitment to Service
Before he entered the 12th grade he enlisted in the New York National Guard. Turane is a 13 year combat veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He served in support of Operation Noble Eagle and was assigned to the New York City Counter-Drug Program as a member of the National Guard. He advocates for veterans court as the chair for VFW Post 1790 & 5298, serves on the Veterans Advisory Committee sponsored by Senator Leroy Comrie’s Office, and volunteers as the Public Relations Officer for American Legion Post 483.
Faith and Community
Turane is a member of The Excelling Church in Queens, New York. He is the founder and program director of Community Service Skills Initiative Program for youth 12-17 years old held at the American Legion in Rosedale. He is also a small business owner reinvesting back into the community. Tim Turane the founder/chair of the Code Black Coalition; fighting for the rights of African American residents in Southeast Queens in need of social services and equal civil rights.
He is the Moral Agent: passionate and courageous enough to stand up for his country and community. Turane brings fresh ideas and opportunities to build a brighter future for Southeast Queens.