Christine Corrado was appointed by the Brighton Town Board and sworn in as a Brighton Councilmember on December 12, 2018.
A Brighton resident since 2007, Ms. Corrado has been an active leader in the Willowbend Neighborhood Association, served on the Brighton Zoning Board of Appeals from 2013 until her appointment to the Town Board, and served on the “Envision Brighton 2028” Comprehensive Plan Update steering committee. An advocate for complete streets and active transportation, she founded the citizen advocacy group Brighton Safe Streets for All.
She began her career teaching Spanish in the US and English in Spain, followed by two decades in higher education advancement—first at the University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music, then at Rochester Institute of Technology. She currently is the Initiative Director for the Greater Rochester Parent Leadership Training Institute, a program that teaches parents how to become skilled change agents to improve the lifelong health, safety, and learning outcomes of all children in our community.
Ms. Corrado believes that open access to government leaders and community assets are essential to civic engagement, democracy, and the well-being of all who live, work, and enjoy life in Brighton.