Hempstead Town Clerk
With experience spanning more than 15 years in government service, Nasrin Ahmad has brought a wealth of expertise to the position of Town Clerk. Since 2009, Nasrin Ahmad has served a key administrator in the Clerk’s Office, overseeing operations in the marriage section and other divisions within the office.
Joining the Hempstead Town Clerk’s Office in 1998, Ms. Ahmad has been instrumental in promoting and expanding a multitude of services offered by the office, including the popular Child Safety and Senior Citizen Identification programs and the convenient One-Stop Passport Shop.
Under Ms. Ahmad’s leadership, the Office of the Town Clerk continues to assist Sandy victims who lost vital records and documents in the wake of the Superstorm. Through December 31, 2013, the Town Clerk’s Office has waived all fees for Sandy victims seeking replacement birth, death and marriage certificates, as well as marriage transcripts.
Nasrin Ahmad earned a Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Sciences from Canterbury College in Kent, United Kingdom. Ms. Ahmad’s professional career began at Barclays Bank Regent Street in London, working in Foreign Exchange, Securities and Trusts and Loans. Ms. Ahmad continued her banking career at First National Bank of Long Island, later moving on to an administrative position in the publishing field.
A longtime advocate for education and equality, Ms. Ahmad founded the East Meadow School District’s Multi-Cultural Committee in 1992. From 1994 to 1997, Ms. Ahmad served as Chairwoman of the East Meadow School District’s Human Dignity Committee, facilitating training sessions and workshops on how to handle prejudice in the classroom at schools in East Meadow and at Adelphi University. Ms. Ahmad also served as the Vice President of the W. Tresper Clarke Middle School Parent-Teachers Association (PTA) from 1997 to 1999.
Ms. Ahmad has volunteered in other aspects of the community as well, providing assistance to victims of domestic violence and promoting awareness of women’s health issues. Ms. Ahmad remains involved in her community as a member of the South Asian Political Action Committee, working to foster government involvement within the local South Asian community.
A longtime resident of Salisbury, Ms. Ahmad is married and the proud mother of two sons and a daughter.
As Town Clerk, Ms. Ahmad oversees Town Board records and the publication of public hearings. The Office of the Town Clerk maintains birth, death and marriage certificates, issues licenses and permits, performs wedding ceremonies and processes various applications. The Town Clerk’s Office offers an array of helpful services to residents, including the Child Safety Identification Program, the Senior Citizen Identification Program, and the One-Stop Passport Program. The Office also maintains archival information and records dating back to 1644. For more information, please call (516) 489-5000, ext. 3046 or visit the Office of the Town Clerk (Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4:45 PM) at Hempstead Town Hall, One Washington Street, First Floor, Hempstead, NY 11550.