Born in Jacmel, Haiti, Josue Pierre immigrated to Flatbush, Brooklyn with his Parents at the age of five. During his formative years, Pierre's parents stressed the importance of higher education as a means to achieve the American dream. Pierre earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Baruch College.
Upon graduation he accepted and offer at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, a leading global Financial Accounting firm, and later worked as a real estate investment advisor at Marcus & Millichap. Pierre gleaned best financial practices from the corporate world and shared them with his business community through his participation in his local chamber of commerce.
Pierre's political aspirations emerged during his youth through motivating political debates used by his father to develop his interest in local and international politics. This strong interest and belief in the need for greater civic engagement in his local community led him to join the Haitian-American Association for Political Action PAC (HAAPA PAC) in 2006. In 2010 Pierre was appointed Political Director at HAAPA PAC. Pierre served as Campaign Manager during Rodneyse Bichotte's successful bid for District Leader/State Committee of New York’s 42nd Assembly District.
Pierre was elected by the voters of the 42nd Assembly district in 2010 to the Democratic County Committee and the Judicial Convention. He is currently a board member at Community Board 17and a Budget Delegate in the 45th Council District Participatory Budget program.
As a member of various community groups he worked on the following:
- Civic engagement forums with community members and their elected officials
- Presentation to the New York State Panel on redistricting
- MWBE certification for minority and women owned businesses
- Voter registration & Citizenship drives
- Financial Literacy programs
- TPS services for Haitian residents following the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
As a strong proponent of civic engagement in the local community, Josue Pierre will pursue a policy of greater voter education and participation by the residents of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood and Ditmas Park.