Hannon, R-C, Garden City, called her "a dominant force on Long Island," and "known for her diligence." Meschkow is president and founder of an grassroots environmental organization
Meschkow’s Concerned Citizens have been active in numerous environmental initiatives for aquifer protection, energy efficiencies, and suburban quality-of-life issues, focusing on town-wide, county, regional and statewide initiatives, Hannon's office said.
Meschkow also launched a “Neighbor-to-Neighbor Watch” program including signage, window decals, and an e-mail alert system.
Ms. Meschkow works as Nassau Project Coordinator for the Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island. Academically accomplished, she holds a Master‘s degree in public health administration, a teachers license as a health educator, and a real estate license. She has worked in both public and private sector schools.
She also is an avid volunteer, lending her time and talents to a variety of local community organizations, including the local district Parent Teacher Associations, the Plainview-Bethpage chapter of Lions Club International and other community and youth organizations. She serves as co-president of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Friends of the Library and is on its advisory board
She is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce; she represents the Town of Oyster Bay on the Republic Airport working group and is an appointee to the Visions 2020 and the EEC town commissions.
In December, Meschkow was named to Patch's list of