David Lys

Experienced Public Servant

  • East Hampton Town Councilman since January 2018
  • Town Board liaison to Aquaculture, Land Acquisition & Management, Town Clerk’s Office, Zoning Board of Appeals, 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

Endorsed by the East Hampton Democratic Committee

“David Lys is one of us – a dedicated parent who works hard, plays hard and is always giving back to our community. We need his voice on the Town Board.”

Ed Cashin

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 East Hampton Kayak & Fitness
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 MOST; Brooke attends Montauk Child Care Center.