October 26, 2013
Dear Richard S. Macellaro:
It is with great pleasure that I am writing to advise you that the Executive Board of the Italian American Political Action Committee of New York (I AM PAC) has voted unanimously to endorse your candidacy for the position of Smithtown Town Council.
I AM PAC is a non-partisan political action committee, registered and operating in the State of New York, whose founders, officers and members, representing a broad spectrum of political philosophies, will engage in the political arena to make political institutions, elected officials and candidates for public office respond with deeds to the interests and well-being of the Italian American community.
We identify and support candidates for political office, or incumbents, whose actions will be sensitive to, and respective of, the interests and well-being of the Italian American community throughout the State of New York.
We believe that you are the kind of individual who embodies the type of leadership our organization supports. Your appreciation of your own heritage, as well as other cultures, demonstrates your ability to respect traditions while moving forward with a vision for the future.
Please accept this letter of endorsement with the full support of our organization and the thousands of Italian-Americans behind us.
We wish you much success in this year’s election. Buona fortuna!
Jack Como James C. Lisa Robert Fonti Vencenzo D’Angelo
Chairman President Vice President Secretary