A resident and civic activist in North Hempstead for more than twenty years, Marianna Wohlgemuth has actively participated in community-related issues. Ms. Wohlgemuth served on the Town of North Hempstead Master Plan Committee since 1994 to 2003 when it was deactivated, responsible for reviewing overall zoning and studying specific problems related to improving the quality of life in North Hempstead. She has served as President and Treasurer of Lakeville Estates Civic Association. She has also participated in the past, as a member, in the Great Neck Village Officials Association Environmental Committee, a committee of concerned citizens and elected officials who exchange information vital to the environment with emphasis on water conservation and contamination. Elected Member, 1994 - 2001, and Chairperson, Great Neck Library Nominating Committee, responsible for selecting candidates for the Great Neck Library Board of Trustees. Ms. Wohlgemuth was a founding member of the Waterbill Watchdogs, as well as a member, 1992 - 1995, of the Citizen's Roundtable Committee, Jamaica Water Service. Ms. Wohlgemuth was selected to be listed on the 1995 Town of North Hempstead Women’s Roll of Honor in recognition of her many accomplishments, and was awarded a Certificate of Commendation, 1998, American Legion, for uncommon service to communities as a volunteer. In 2010, Ms. Wohlgemuth was honored with New York State Senate Women of Distinction award. This honor is in recognition of women who go the extra step to make their community a better place to live, work and raise a family. Currently, Ms. Wohlgemuth serves as a Board of Director of the Water Authority of Western Nassau County, representing the Town of North Hempstead. The Water Authority was created in 1995 as a result of inadequate service to its customers by Jamaica Water Company.