Councilwoman Puja is the youngest female elected to the White Plains Common Council. She is an Advisory Board Member for the Mount Sinai Selikoff Center for Occupational Health, a PTA parent, and a member of the Labor Sub-Committee of the Westchester County Board of Legislators. She is the Executive Director of a non-profit that represents 100,000+ working families.
Councilwoman Puja has a passion for giving back and serving those in need. As Chair of the Recreation Advisory Committee, she sought donations for park upgrades and helped streamline practices to effectively serve residents. She created opportunities for all residents by securing thousands in grant funding for new and improved programs.
Councilwoman Puja also advocated for the successful passage of local labor policies, including safer worksites and local hiring so that residents are employed to work on projects in the city where they reside. She and her colleagues are taking steps towards a more sustainable future, and she is an advocate for 60,000+ residents, amplifying concerns about development, buffer areas, solar arrays, gas blowers, etc.