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Dominic Frongillo’s record of leadership

Frongillo has been recognized for his commitment to proactive leadership in public service.  Frongillo is profiled as one of America’s 16 most notable young elected officials in Jeff Thigpen’s new book “Young Politics” and Liz Walker’s latest book, “Creating Sustainable Communities: Ideas and Inspiration from Ithaca, New York.”   He has appeared on WCNY’s Capital Pressroom, WXXI, WMHT, WNED, WRVO, WSGK, WHCU, WICB, and five television programs, and has been featured in Yes! Magazine Online, The Irish Times, the Spanish Publico, the leading Japanese newspaper Akahata, the Albany Times Union,  Syracuse Post-Standard, the Ithaca Journal, Ithaca Times, the Ithacan, the Cornell Daily Sun, Connect Cornell, and Human Ecology magazine.

Tompkins Weekly: Town Official Seeks New Horizons. July 29, 2013

TomDispatch: Frack Flight. November 18, 2012

Albany Times Union: Wrong time to push fracking. August 15, 2012

Progressive Commentary Hour with Gary Null. August 13, 2012

Ithaca Indy: Fracking Foes Demand Cuomo Fire ‘Wholly Unqualified’ DEC Official. August 9, 2012

Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter. August 9, 2012

Irish Times. December 22, 2011

Publico. December 10, 2011

The Ithacan: Ithacans Voice Concerns with NY Fracking. December 7, 2011

Dispatches from Copenhagen. December 2011

Ithaca Journal: Local Council to Hold Forum on DEC Drilling Regs and Impact Statement. November 11, 2011

Tompkins Weekly: Achieving Energy Independence. October 25, 2011 Pages 1, 14.

Ithaca Journal: Caroline anti-drilling measure fails to pass. October 6, 2011

Tompkins Weekly: Meeting Seeks to Tighten Up Caroline. September 23, 2011

Cornell Daily Sun: Cornellians Commit to Energy-Saving Initiatives Through CALS Green. September 21, 2011.

Ithaca Times: Young Ithaca, Tompkins County elected officials network at White House event. June 23, 2011

Ithaca Journal: Young Tompkins Lawmakers to Meet President. June 15, 2011

Innovation Trail: Innovation Conversation: Will You Stay or Will You Go? April 1, 2011 Minute 1:30.

Ithaca Journal: Tompkins Youth Rally for their Future.  March 31, 2011

Ithaca Journal: Municipalities brainstorm money-saving ideas. February 24, 2011

Ithaca Journal: Home energy upgrades could get huge boost from new state program. February 22, 2011

Cornell Chronicle: Students Light Up Halloween. November 3, 2010

Ithaca Journal: Lighten Up Tompkins aims to cut carbon emissions. October 26, 2010

Ithaca Journal: Caroline celebrates fifth anniversary of local green movement. October 24, 2010

WSKG Community Conversations: Beyond Oil. July 27, 2010 Minute 14:45.

Ithaca Journal: Pair suggest community buy into Enfield wind farm. June 27, 2010

The Lamron: Shifting Into Green. April 22, 2010.

Ithaca Journal: Ithaca College, Caroline represented at U.N. climate conference. December 3, 2009

Tompkins Weekly: Local Politician to Attend Climate Talks, November 16, 2009 Page 7.

Ithaca Journal: Activists have climate change’s number. October 19, 2009

Cornell Daily Sun: Ithaca Creates, Sustains Green Jobs.  April 28, 2009

Ithaca Times: Local youth sound off. March 11, 2009

Ithacan: Students rally for climate change in capital. March 5, 2009

Ithaca Journal: Tompkins students join D.C. climate conference. February 27, 2009

Cornell Daily Sun: Locals Ponder Obama’s Future. February 2, 2009

Ithaca Journal: Volunteers deliver bulbs in Caroline. April 21, 2008

Syracuse Post Standard: A fluorescent bulb in every home. April 3, 2008
Cornell Daily Sun: Tompkins Town Gives ‘Green Light’ to Sustainable Lightbulbs. February 26, 2008

Tompkins Weekly: Bali Talks a Learning Experience. January 14, 2008

Ithaca Journal: Caroline rep back from climate summit. January 1, 2008

Ithaca Journal: Local lawmaker, 25, picked to talk at UN summit. November 15, 2007

Ithaca Times: Bali or Bust. November 11, 2007

Tompkins Weekly: Town Official Touts Youth Empowerment. October 8, 2007  Page 5.

Connect Cornell: Paths of Independent Majors. Winter 2006