Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who is of Greek and Cuban descent, is getting closer to her Greek roots these days.
Malliotakis (R-C-Bay Ridge-Staten Island) has been elected to the board of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association, an international organization of elected officials of Greek heritage. Malliotakis’s father, George, is a Greek-American. Her mother, Vera, was born in Cuba.
The association’s members include elected officials from Australia, Canada, South Africa, the U.S., Zimbabwe and Europe.