Ken Jenkins has been involved in the community for many years. Mr. Jenkins currently serves as Westchester Deputy County Executive, a position he has held since his appointment by County Executive George Latimer in 2018. In his role, he has helped prioritize and develop the needs of middle-class families, including affordable childcare and tax relief initiatives. Mr. Jenkins has served on the Westchester County Board of Legislators since 2007 and was elected to his fourth full term in 2015. He has served on the boards of many distinguished community groups and organizations, such as the Greyston Foundation, United Way, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Community Advisory Committee, Westchester County Crime Stoppers, and the Community Planning Council of Yonkers. In addition, he was President of the Yonkers Branch of the NAACP for over five years and has served as President of the Yonkers Community Action Program.