For Immediate Release:
May 19, 2013
Community Comes Out for Republican District Leader Candidates in the 46th Assembly District
Candidates Lucretia Regina-Potter and Marcus A. Nussbaum
Praised by Community Leaders
District Leader candidates Lucretia Regina-Potter and Marcus A. Nussbaum, running in the 46th Assembly District, were praised by community leaders at an event Thursday evening in a local Brighton Beach Restaurant.
Supporters cheered as former Brooklyn Republican Assemblyman Arnaldo A. Ferraro highlighted the community experience and integrity of the Regina-Potter/Nussbaum team, with many Brooklyn Republican representatives from several organizations and activists in attendance supporting them.
Marcus Aurelius Nussbaum, the son and grandson of Eastern European immigrants is also a military veteran with a Bronze Star Medal for saving lives during the 2003 Iraq War. He is now a practicing attorney with the skills and background to serve our community. Marcus is involved in various community organizations and public service non-profits including the Holocaust Memorial Committee and Bay People Inc., both located in Sheepshead Bay, the International B’nai Zion Foundation, and the Russian American Chamber of Commerce. Nussbaum provides legal representation for these organizations on a pro bono basis. He has also shown his support for various associations of World War II Veterans.
“I am a public servant at heart…this is the reason that I decided to join the military and serve my country. I believe that it is my duty to use my skills and abilities to help those who cannot help themselves, and it is my goal to make tangible improvements in the quality of life for the members of our community. It is this measuring stick of tangible improvements that I will use to gauge my effectiveness and competency as an elected Republican Party official, “Nussbaum stated.
Lucretia Regina-Potter, who is currently the Republican District Leader in the 49th Assembly District, was born and raised in Brooklyn. She is the daughter of Italian immigrants and is married with two children. She attended Bishop Kearney High School and Fordham University where she received a B.A. degree. Lucretia is a Design Consultant at Bari Tile and Stone in Brooklyn. She is a member of many business executive and local community groups and supports several local youth soccer and athletic programs. Lucretia is also involved in her childrens’ school associations, and volunteers for many school functions. She is a very active, concerned mother and visible member of the community. Lucretia believes in traditional family values and that our community is home sweet home.
Politically, Lucretia is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Director of Communications of the Fiorello LaGuardia Republican Organization. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Kings County Republican Party, a sustaining member of the Republican National Committee and the National Federation of Republican Women. Regina-Potter’s district has been partially moved to the 46th AD as a result of the 2012 redistricting.
“I grew up in Brooklyn, and still enjoy the beaches, the shopping, and the hometown feel of our area. Brooklyn is the best county in the nation with the best people and it deserves the very best leadership! People who are raised in a community such as ours know what our neighborhood concerns are. As a Republican Leader, I have the experience and knowhow to deal with many issues concerning our quality of life. I am dedicated to the concerns of our families, neighborhood improvement, and helping the small business owner who is the backbone of any community. A victory for our Republican Leadership Team in the 46th Assembly District will be a victory for all the residents of our community,” Lucretia Regina-Potter said.
Nussbaum and Regina-Potter are candidates in the September 10th Republican Primary for District Leader. The district includes Coney Island and parts of Brighton Beach, Bath Beach, Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, and Bay Ridge.
Photo Caption: Candidates for District Leader of the 46th Assembly District, (L-R) Lucretia Regina-Potter and Marcus A. Nussbaum, taking a break from greeting supporters at Thursday evening’s community event.