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Yvonne Clayton

Councilperson
Primary Department: Mayor & Council

Professional Profile

First Elected: November 2014
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My major concerns are crime, type and pace of development, revitalization of the South West Side and quality of life issues.  I served on the the board of the Chinatown YMCA, and an active member of the Memorial Baptist Church in Harlem for over 25 years serving as usher, trustee and  church treasurer.

This is my hometown, I love it and want to use my skills to make it a great place for all of its residents.

A graduate of Central State University, worked for a short time as a social worker.  Retired from  AT&T, where I held several positions, beginning  as an Account Executive supporting Fortune 500 companies and leaving as the Sales Support Manager for the Eastern Region.  In retirement, managed a hair salon, appearing on a reality TV show “Hair Trauma” , had a brief stint with Cirque du Soleil and started a small  business  with my husband, BYGhair;  a distributor of hair products.

Community Organizations/Boards Served:
  • Planning Board
  • Springwood Avenue Redevelopment
  • Quality of Life/Code Committee
Personal Summary

A graduate of Asbury Park High School, relocated to New York City after graduating from college.  My husband and I moved back to Asbury full time in 2011, after spending many years of weekending and summering here.   I was married for 31 years to Arthur Thomas Galvin, Jr, when he passed away in December 2012, we shared 4 children and 2 granddaughters.  My favorite activities are going to the beach, travelling, reading, eating out, and spending time with friends and family.

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