Joe Tronolone is a 32-year resident of Islip with strong ties to his community. A member of the Islip Fire Department since 2006, Joe has volunteered countless hours to help keep his neighbors safe. He’s also a leader and activist that has organized and participated in actions on issues ranging from healthcare to the environment, and campaign finance reform. During his time volunteering for campaigns he realized he had a passion for talking with people and listening to what issues were important to them. In addition to serving on the Islip Town and Suffolk County Democratic Committees, Joe was also a delegate candidate for Bernie Sanders in 2016. Joe graduated from Islip High School, Suffolk Community College and received a BA in Mathematics from Saint Joseph’s College. From 2006-2015 Joe worked in banking where he helped working families and small businesses and saw the financial challenges they face. After 9 years Joe left banking to pursue a more meaningful career as a math teacher.