Andrew W. Buder, Esq. is a new member of the NYSYD Board but is not a newcomer to involvement in the Democratic Party. Andy, as he is commonly known, currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee, Vice-Chair of the New Rochelle Democratic Committee, Vice President of the Westchester Young Democrats, and as a Member of the New York State Democratic Committee Law Committee. He has done extensive work on voter protection issues including a decade of involvement with the New York Democratic Lawyers Council in various roles including Regional Voter Protection Director for the Lower Hudson Valley and with the 2020 Florida Coordinated Campaign as Logistics Team Lead for Palm Beach County. Andy has extensive campaign experience with candidates including George Latimer, Shelley Mayer, Noam Bramson, and Damon Maher. A graduate of the University of Maryland and Brooklyn Law School, Andy currently serves as Counsel to State Senator Shelley Mayer and maintains a small private practice. Andy is also Chair of the New Rochelle LGBTQ Advisory Board.