Chairman Jay Jacobs

Chairman, DNC Member at-large at New York State Democratic Committee
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Jay S. Jacobs is the owner/operator of the TLC Family of Camps, which includes three sleep-away camps, four day camps, a nursery school and the Timber Lake Foundation. He is the founder of SCOPE (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education), a program that sends inner city children to not for profit camps. In 2001, Jay founded and currently serves as Chairman of Project Heal the Children, an ACA program that provides free summer camp experiences for the children of victims of the 9/11 tragedy.

Jay is also the Nassau County Democratic Chairman, and is the longest-running chairman in the county’s history. He also served as Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee under both Governors Paterson and Cuomo, from September 2009 until June 2012 and is currently a member of the Democratic National Committee.

Jay grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, NY and graduated with a BA degree from SUNY Oneonta and a JD from Northwestern University Law School.

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