Timothy D. Nichols has been an Albany County Legislator since 2004, representing residents of the 20th Legislative District and since the 2010 re-districting, he represents the 19th Legislative District. He formerly served as the District's County Legislator from 1993-1996 during which he was a member of the committee whose work led to the creation of the Albany County Airport Authority.
Tim is Chief of Staff to State Assemblyman Bob Reilly. Previously he served as Director of Government Affairs for the American Lung Association of New York State for nearly eight years. Tim also served as legislative director for the New York Assembly and as a health care policy analyst for the New York Association of Health Plans.
Keeping to his commitment to volunteer service, Tim is the president of the board of directors from the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.
A graduate of Shaker High School and SUNY New Paltz, Tim holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University at Albany's Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Public Policy.
A lifelong Latham resident, Tim is active in his community. He has been an officer of the Riviera Estates Homeowners Association and a member of the Knights of Pythias.
Tim and his wife, Marlis, have two children, Sam and Erin.
The New York League of Conservation Voters