Waylyn Hobbs Jr. has been a resident of the Village Of Hempstead for over 50 years. Waylyn is the senior pastor of The Coney Island Cathedral Church in Brooklyn for the past 27 years. Where he has been instrumental in helping to turn a once forgotten community around. Waylyn was elected Trustee for the Village of Hempstead in 2019. He previously served in the position from 2013-2015. Trustee Waylyn Hobbs Jr. brings a wealth of experience to his office, former Deputy Mayor, Vice president of the school board, commissioner of the Hempstead Housing Authority, where he was able to bring the Housing Authority from having a troubled Housing Authority status. He has a strong history of developing and managing large governmental budgets and operations. Walyn is married to Donna, a Lt. Commander US Navy reserve and surgical nurse at Saint Francis hospital. Together they are the proud parents of three adult children.