LOCAL EAST HAMPTON ROOTS
  • Life long resident of East Hampton, son of Joyce and Hakim Lys
  • 1994 graduate of East Hampton High School
  • 20 year Cancer Survivor
  • Member of East Hampton Presbyterian Church
PROVEN LEADERSHIP
  • Led the effort as Chair of the Amagansett Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station Society to relocate and restore the historic 1902 Station
  • Founding member of Citizens for Access Rights, which fights to protect public access to our beaches
  • Founding member of Paddlers for Humanity, dedicated to bettering the lives of children with an emphasis on supporting mental health programs

 

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
  • Graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with B.S. in Kinesiology
  • Co-owner with wife Rachel of East Hampton Physical Therapy in downtown Montauk and Weekend Warriors Tours & Outfitters
EXPERIENCED PUBLIC SERVANT
  • East Hampton Town Councilman since January 2018
  • Town Board liaison to Aquaculture, Land Acquisition & Management, Town Clerk’s Office, ZBA, Amagansett CAC, CPF Advisory Board, Harbors & Docks Committee, Wildlife Management Committee, Nature Preserve Committee, and Fisheries Advisory Committee
  • Served for five years on the Zoning Board of Appeals, 2013- 2017, protecting our natural resources
HOW DAVID LYS WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE YOU
  • Protecting pure drinking water
  • Preserving historic buildings
  • Saving our beaches and protecting access
  • Securing local control of the Airport
  • Promoting clean, renewable energy
  • Creating new affordable housing
  • Providing recreation opportunities
  • Building a new senior center

Married for 13 years, Rachel and David have made Springs their home with their four young daughters aged eleven to 15 months. Brighton, Brynley, and Brie attend Springs School and Project MOS, Brooke attends Montauk Child Care Center.