Trish Bergin WeichbrodtCouncilwomanCouncilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt is a life-long resident of the Town of Islip, currently residing in East Islip with her husband and their three boys. Trish made the transition from journalist to Councilwoman in 2010. She brings with her a depth of knowledge on a myriad of issues facing town residents.
John C. Cochrane, Jr.CouncilmanCaptain John C. Cochrane, Jr. was born in Bay Shore, New York. Upon graduation from Bay Shore Public Schools, he attended Jacksonville University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Business and was commissioned through Naval Reserve Officer Training (NROTC) in April 1982.
Mary Kate MullenCouncilwomanCouncilwoman Mary Kate Mullen grew up in Huntington, New York and graduated from St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington. After high school, Councilwoman Mullen attended Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, on an academic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English. In 1995 Councilwoman Mullen obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from St. John’s University School of Law and is admitted to practice in both New York and Federal Courts.
James P. O’ConnorCouncilman
Councilman James P. O’Connor grew up in Westbury, New York. His mother was a teacher and his father was a pharmacist. As the oldest of four boys, Jim learned the importance of family values and a strong work ethic at a young age.
Jim graduated from Carle Place High School in 1981. He went on to graduate Boston College, and earn his Juris Doctorate at Hofstra University School of Law. He has been a practicing attorney since 1989 and is admitted to practice in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Washington D.C.