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Rudolph Laurent

Deputy Mayor, Spring Valley, New York

Rudolph Schneider Laurent, Sr (born 20 February 1981), also known as Rudy, is an American Pastor, Politician, and Philosopher. Laurent presently serves as the Deputy Mayor of the Village of Spring Valley. Laurent is regarded as a leading political strategist and an evangelical leader of the Haitian American Community. He is highly acclaimed for his service in Haiti’s Government.

Laurent is a member of the First Baptist Church of Poinciana and has also served as the board member of Unspoken Smiles Foundation, along with being the Party Spokesperson for PAIN (Parti Agricole Industriel Haitian). He was also a Former Democratic Rockland County Legislator Candidate.

Laurent organized the Crime Prevention Program and has served as the Youth Program director when he helped several victims that suffered in the 2010’s earthquake. He is known for his constant service to the community and is an avid social worker.