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Members of Advisory Councils of Lower Manhattan Development Corporation


Here is a comprehensive list of all members.

General Advisory Council

The General Advisory Council is comprised of federal, state, and city elected officials and business and civic leaders, to ensure their constituencies have representation in the revitalization process. Each member of the General Advisory Council serves as ex-officio on each Advisory Council.  
  • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
  • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
  • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
  • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
  • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
  • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
  • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
  • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
  • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
  • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
  • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
  • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
  • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO
  • James Gill, Chairman, Battery Park City Authority

Arts, Education and Tourism Advisory Council

Arts, education and cultural institutions generate economic activity, create a better quality-of-life and will contribute greatly to the revitalization of Lower Manhattan. Encouraging tourists and cultural enthusiasts to take advantage of all that Lower Manhattan has to offer is a high priority. The Council will provide valuable input to the LMDC to ensure their continued vitality and existence and examine ways to expand and maintain the cultural assets of Lower Manhattan.

LMDC Board Members - Howard Wilson, Madelyn Wils 

  • Roger W. Borsink, Vice President, New York Market, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Randall Bourscheidt, President, Alliance for the Arts
  • David Caputo, President, Pace University
  • Melissa Coley, Director, Arts & Cultural Program, World Financial Center
  • Anita Contini, First Vice-President and Senior Director, Global Sponsorships and Events, Merrill Lynch
  • David Cornstein, Member of the Board, New York Law School
  • Paula Gavin, President, YMCA
  • John Hayworth, Lower Manhattan Cultural Association
  • Ginny Loulourdes, Art NY
  • Francine LeFrak, President, LeFrak Productions
  • Earle Mack, Chairman, Arts Rebuild New York
  • David Marwell, Director, Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • Peter Neill, President, South Street Seaport Museum
  • Antonio Perez, President, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Lynn Rollins, President, The Museum of Women - The Leadership Center
  • Tom Schick, Executive Vice President, American Express Company
  • John Sexton, President Designate, New York University
  • Steve Solberg, General Manager, Embassy Suites
  • Brian Thompson, Executive Director, Museum of American Financial History
  • Liz Thompson, Director, Lower Manhattan Cultural Center
  • Manfred Timmell, General Manager, The Ritz Carlton
  • Jonathan Tisch, New York Rising Campaign
Ex-Officio

Members of the LMDC General Advisory Council 

  • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
  • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
  • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
  • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
  • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
  • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
  • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
  • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
  • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
  • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
  • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
  • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
  • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO
Other ex-officio members

  • Schuyler Chapin, former New York City Cultural Affairs Commissioner
  • Richard Schwartz, Chairman, New York State Council on the Arts
  • Tim Zagat, Chairman, NYC & Co.
  • Cristyne Nicolas, President, NYC & Co.
  • Harold Levy, Chancellor, NYC Public Schools
  • Kent Barwick, President, Municipal Arts Society
  • Deborah Simon, Downtown Alliance
  • Shelley Harwayne, Superintendent, Community School District 2
  • Hon. Frank Padavan, Member, New York State Senate
  • Hon. Thomas Duane, Member, New York State Senate

Development Advisory Council

The revitalization of Lower Manhattan will require extensive collaboration and coordination between the public and private sectors. This Advisory Council serves as a forum for the development community, civic and labor organizations, and environmental groups to lend their expertise on key matters as they relate to rebuilding and revitalization of Lower Manhattan.

LMDC Board Members - Paul Crotty, Ed Malloy, Roland Betts

  • Frederick Bell, Executive Director, American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, also representing New York New Visions
  • Louis J. Coletti, President & CEO, Building Trades Employers Association
  • John Cronin, Resident Scholar of Environmental Studies, Pace University
  • Meyer Feig, Founder, World Trade Center Tenants Association
  • Damon Hemmerdinger, Principal, Atco Properties and Management; Executive Vice President, Amenta & Co.
  • Gary LaBarbera, President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 282
  • Richard LeFrak, President, The Lefrak Organization
  • Leonard Litwin, Glenwood Management Co.
  • Tom Macguire, President, New York State Operating Engineers
  • Eugene McGrath, President & CEO, Con Edison
  • Julie Menin, President, Wall Street Rising
  • Howard Milstein, Chairman, Milstein Brothers Capital
  • Nancy Owens, Tribeca, Community Board Member, Community Board 1
  • Burton Resnick, Chairman & CEO, Jack Resnick & Sons Inc.
  • Bill Rudin, Co-Chair, Rudin Management Company
  • Jerry Speyer, President and CEO, Tishman Speyer Properties
  • Steve Spinola, President, Real Estate Board of New York State
  • Preston Robert Tisch, Co-Chairman, LOEWS Corp.
  • Alan Weiner, Chairman, American Property Financing
  • John Zuccotti, Chairman, Brookfield Properties

Ex-Officio

Members of the LMDC General Advisory Council

  • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
  • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
  • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
  • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
  • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
  • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
  • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
  • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
  • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
  • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
  • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
  • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
  • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO
Other Ex-Officio Members

  • Joseph Seymour, Executive Director, Port Authority New York/New Jersey
  • Peter Kalikow, Chairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Joseph Boardman, Commissioner, New York State Department of Transportation
  • William Flynn, President, New York State Energy and Research and Development Agency
  • Iris Weinshall, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
  • Amanda M. Burden, Chair, NY Department of City Planning
  • Hon. Serphin R. Maltese, New York State Senate
  • Alan Gerson, Member, City Council District 1, New York City Council
  • Melinda Katz, Member, New York City Council
  • Kathryn Wylde, President, New York City Partnership also representing NYC
  • Rebuild Task Force comprised or various engineering, architectural, and design firms
  • Robert Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association also representing the Civic Alliance for Rebuilding Lower Manhattan

Families Advisory Council

The main focus of this Advisory Council is to seek input from victims' families. Their input will be invaluable to the LMDC on a wide range of issues, including the creation of an appropriate memorial.  

LMDC Board Members: Lewis M. Eisenberg, Deborah C. Wright
  • Virginia Bauer, surviving spouse, Leading Victims' Advocate
  • Paula Grant Berry, Organized families of 67 victims of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods
  • Darlene Dwyer, Director, Windows of Hope
  • Jennie Farrell, Co-Founder, Give Your Voice
  • Christy Ferer, wife of Neil Levin
  • Marian Fontana, President, September 11th Widows' and Victims' Families Association
  • Anthony Gardner, Chairman, WTC United Family Group
  • Monica Iken, Founder of September's Mission
  • Lee Ielpi, retired New York City Firefighter, father of fallen firefighter Jonathan Ielpi
  • Ann Johnson, mother of victim
  • Anthoula Katsimantides, sister of victim
  • Carie Lemack, President, Families of September 11th
  • Kathleen Lynch Martens, sister of fallen Firefighter Michael F. Lynch, Ladder 4
  • Maria McHugh, surviving spouse of Michael McHugh
  • Tom Roger, Vice-President, Families of September 11th
  • William Rodriguez, Founder of Hispanic Victims Group
  • Jim Smith of NYPD, and surviving spouse of fallen NYPD officer
  • Nikki Stern, Facilitator of families groups in New Jersey

    Ex-Officio
  • His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York
  • Reverend Calvin O. Butts, III, D. Min., Pastor, The Abyssinian Baptist Church of the City of New York
  • His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America
  • The Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk, Bishop of New York, The Episcopal Diocese of New York
  • Rabbi Joseph Potasnick, Chaplain, New York City Fire Department
  • Dr. Dan Matthews, Rector of St. Paul's and Trinity Church
  • Raymond W. Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
  • Nicholas Scoppetta, Commissioner, New York City Fire Department
  • Richard Sheirer, Director, New York City Office of Emergency Management
  • Chief Joseph Morris, Port Authority New York/New Jersey Police Department
  • James Gill, Chairman, Battery Park City Authority
  • William Hood, Managing Director for Corporate Affairs, American Airlines
  • John Buscher, Director of Federal Affairs & East Region Public Affairs, United Airlines

    Financial Services Firms Advisory Council

    The commitment of major financial services firms is critical to the success of revitalizing Lower Manhattan. This Advisory Council will communicate with major firms throughout the rebuilding process to ensure their business needs are being met and their commitment to retaining and relocating jobs in Lower Manhattan remains strong.

    LMDC Board Members - Dick Grasso, Deborah Wright

    • Thomas Shick, Executive Vice-President, American Express Company
    • Jill Considine, Chairman, Depository Trust Corp
    • David Coulter, Vice-Chairman, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
    • Frederick Wunschel, President of AI Reality, American International Group
    • Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Lehman Brothers
    • David Komansky, Chairman & CEO, Merrill Lynch & Co, Inc.
    • Tom Renyi, Chairman, Bank of New York Company, Inc.
    • John Mack, Chairman and President, Credit Suisse First Boston
    • William McDonough, President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    • Hardwick Simmons, Chairman and CEO, The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc.
    • Sal Sodano, Chairman and CEO, American Stock Exchange
    • Ann Tatlock, President & CEO, Fiduciary Trust
    • Vincent Viola, Chairman, New York Mercantile Exchange

    Ex-Officio

    Members of the LMDC General Advisory Council

    • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
    • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
    • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
    • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
    • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
    • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
    • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
    • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
    • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
    • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
    • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
    • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
    • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO

    Other ex-officio members

    • Joseph Seymour, Executive Director, Port Authority New York/New Jersey
    • Peter Kalikow, Chairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    • James Kallstrom, Director, New York State Office of Public Security
    • Raymond Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
    • Joseph Boardman, Commissioner, New York State Department of Transportation
    • Iris Weinshall, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
    • Andrew Alper, President, New York City Economic Development Corp.
    • Alan Gerson, Member, City Council District 1, New York City Council
    • Hon. Guy. J. Velella, Member, New York State Senate
    • Hon. Thomas Duane, Member, New York State Senate
       

    Professional Firms Advisory Council

    As with financial firms, professional firms are a key sector of the Lower Manhattan economy. Their continued success is also critical to the revitalization effort. This Advisory Council will communicate with professional firms throughout the rebuilding and revitalization effort to identify their concerns ensure they maintain a significant presence in Lower Manhattan.

    LMDC Board Members - Dick Grasso, Paul Crotty

    • Paul Bader, Regional Manager, Ernst & Young
    • Mel Immergut, Chairman, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, & McCloy
    • Rodge Cohen, Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell
    • James E. Copeland, CEO, Deloitte and Touche
    • Peter Flaherty, Director, McKinsey & Co., Inc.
    • Peter Karasz, Managing Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
    • Mark Jaccom, Executive Vice President, Julien J. Studley, Inc.
    • Ross Moskowitz, Partner, Stroock and Stroock
    • Bruce Mosler, President, U.S. Operations, Cushman & Wakefield
    • William Rapfogel, Executive Director, the Metropolitan New York
      Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty
    • Manfred Ohrenstein, Ohrenstein & Brown
    • J. Phillip Rosen, Partner, Weil Gotshal and Manges LLP
    • Steven Siegel, President, Insignia/ESG
    • Roy Wetterstrom, President, Plural

    Ex-Officio

    Members of the LMDC General Advisory Council

    • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
    • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
    • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
    • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
    • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
    • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
    • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
    • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
    • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
    • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
    • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
    • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
    • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO
    Other Ex-Officio Members
    • Joseph Seymour, Executive Director, Port Authority New York/New Jersey
    • Peter Kalikow, Chairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    • James Kallstrom, Director, New York State Office of Public Security
    • Raymond Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
    • Joseph Boardman, Commissioner, New York State Department of Transportation
    • Iris Weinshall, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
    • Andrew Alper, President, New York City Economic Development Corp.
    • Hon Guy J. Velella, Member, New York State Senate
    • Hon. Thomas Duane, Member, New York State Senate
    • Alan Gerson, Member, City Council District 1, New York City Council
    • Kathryn Wylde, President, New York City Partnership

    Residents Advisory Council

    Retaining businesses and residents in Lower Manhattan while also strengthening our communities and neighborhoods is critical to revitalization. The Residents Advisory Council will provide a forum to discuss community concerns, such as quality of life, public safety, transportation issues, construction disruptions and the ongoing recovery effort.

    LMDC Board Members - Madelyn Wils, Paul A. Crotty

  • Tom Alghanayan of Rockrose, representing residential owners
  • Fanny Aragon, Lower East Side Resident
  • Liz Berger, Community Board Member, Community Board 1
  • Charlie Boillod, Battery Park City Resident
  • Lynne P. Brown, Vice President University Relations and Acting Vice-President for Student Affairs, New York University
  • Gary Fagan, Community Board Member, Community Board 1, Founder of the Seaport Coalition
  • Sudhir Jain, President, Lower Manhattan Tenants Coalition
  • Richard Kennedy, Resident and Senior Director, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Michael Ketrin, Seaport Resident
  • Virginia Ky, Chinese American Planning Council
  • Don Lee, Community Board Member, Community Board 2
  • Tammy Meltzer, Battery Park City Resident
  • George Olsen, Tribeca resident and President, PS 234 PTA
  • Nancy Owens, Tribeca, Community Board Member, Community Board 1
  • Linda Roche, Southbridge Housing Complex
  • Rebecca Skinner, Financial District Resident
  • Kristine Sui, Financial District Resident

    Ex-Officio
  • New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver or his designee
  • State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno or his designee
  • Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
  • Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff, City of New York
  • James Kallstrom, Director, New York State Office of Public Security
  • Raymond W. Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
  • James Gill, Chairman, Battery Park City Authority
  • Dr. Antonia Novello, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health
  • Dr. Thomas Frieden, Commissioner, New York City Department of Health
  • Joseph A. Miele, Sr., Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Erin Crotty, Commissioner, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Richard Sheirer, Director, New York City Office of Emergency Management
  • Assemblywoman Deborah Glick
  • Councilman Alan Gerson, City Council District 1
  • Carl Weisbrod, President, Downtown Alliance
  • Len Aubrey, President, NYU Downtown Hospital
  • Paul Elston, Chairman, New York State League of Conservation Voters

    Restaurants, Retailers, & Small Business Advisory Council

    The continued presence and vitality of small businesses in Lower Manhattan is a key factor in the revitalization. This Advisory Council focuses on issues of interest to the small business community throughout Lower Manhattan. 

    LMDC Board Members - Roland W. Betts, Robert M. Harding

  • Mark Alesse, State Director, National Federation of Small Business, New York Chapter
  • Albert Capsouto, Capsouto Freres, Tribeca
  • David Chen, Executive Director, Chinese American Planning Council (Chinatown)
  • Richard L. Cohn, Proprietor, Southwest New York
  • Benjamin Fox, President, Newmark New Spectrum Retail
  • Rachelle Friedman, President, J & R Music and Computer World
  • Raymond Gindi, Chief Operating Officer, Century 21
  • Paul Harnett, Vice President and General Manager, South Street Seaport Marketplace
  • Paul Lee, Vice-President of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, small business owner (Chinatown)
  • Julie Menin, President, Wall Street Rising, small business owner (financial district)
  • Joel Moser, Attorney, Moser & Moser
  • Drew Nieporent, Owner of Tribeca Grill and several other restaurants
  • Harry Poulipakis, Proprietor, Harry's at Hanover Square
  • Ted Potrikus, Senior Vice-President, Retail Council of New York State
  • Edward Youkilis, Owner, Edward's Restaurant, Tribeca

    Ex-Officio
  • New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver or his designee
  • State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno or his designee
  • Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
  • Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff, City of New York
  • James Kallstrom, Director, New York State Office of Public Security
  • Raymond W. Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
  • Richard Sheirer, Director, New York City Office of Emergency Management
  • Assemblywoman Deborah Glick
  • Councilman Alan Gerson, City Council District 1
  • Kathryn Wylde, President, New York City Partnership
  • Carl Weisbrod, President, Downtown Alliance

    Transportation and Commuters Advisory Council

    The September 11th attacks severely damaged and disrupted the transportation infrastructure of Lower Manhattan. The impact is felt not only by residents and businesses, but also by the thousands of individuals who rely on that infrastructure to commute into Lower Manhattan. This Advisory Council will provide the LMDC with valuable input on the restoration and enhancement of the transportation infrastructure in Lower Manhattan.

    LMDC Board Representatives - Lew Eisenberg, Howard Wilson, Bob Harding

    • Janine G. Bauer, Executive Director, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, Inc.
    • Deborah Beck, Executive Vice-President, Real Estate Board of New York
    • Philip Beechum, Alliance for Action
    • Jerry Bogocz, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
    • Tony Burgos, President, Tonio Burgos & Associates, Inc.
    • Michael Cowan, Senior Vice-President for Corporate Services, Merrill Lunch & Co., Inc.
    • Beverly Dolinsky, Executive Director, Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA
    • Mark Donnenfeld, small business owner and resident
    • Robert Douglass, Chairman, Downtown Alliance
    • Axel Fruedmann, Senior Vice President for Human Resources, American International Group
    • Randy Goldberg, Goldman Sachs and Chairman of the Downtown Alliance Transportation User Group
    • Bonnie Harken, American Planning Association, New York Chapter, also representing New York New Visions
    • Leo Hoenig, Member of the Transportation Committee of East River Houses
    • Richard Kennedy, Resident and Senior Director, Cushman and Wakefield
    • Marc Lehman, General Counsel, Bear Stearns & Co.
    • Thomas P. Maguire, President and Business Manager, General Vice-President, International Union of Operating Engineers
    • Gene Russianoff, Straphangers Campaign
    • Anthony Rumore, President, Joint Council16, Teamsters
    • Lee Sanders, Empire State Transportation Alliance
    • Domnick Servedio, Member, New York State Consulting Engineers, Metropolitan Region
    • Robert Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association also representing the Civic Alliance for Rebuilding Lower Manhattan
    • Roger Toussaint, Transit Workers Union
    • Jim Tripp, General Counsel, Environmental Defense

    Ex-Officio

    LMDC General Advisory Council Members

    • Honorable Sheldon Silver, Speaker, New York State Assembly
    • Honorable Joseph L. Bruno, Majority Leader, New York State Senate or designee John Marchi
    • Honorable Charles Gargano, Chairman, Empire State Development Corporation
    • Honorable Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development   
    • Honorable Martin E. Connor, Minority Leader, NYS Senate
    • Honorable Jerrold Nadler, United States Congressman
    • Honorable Gifford Miller, Speaker and Majority Leader, City Council
    • Honorable C. Virginia Fields, President of the Borough of Manhattan
    • Honorable Betsy Gotbaum, Public Advocate                    
    • Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney, City of New York
    • Mr. Robert R. Douglass, Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc.
    • Mr. Robert B. Catell, Chairman, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce      
    • Mr. Denis Hughes, President, NYS AFL-CIO

    Other ex-officio members

    • Joseph Seymour, Executive Director, Port Authority New York/New Jersey
    • Peter Kalikow, Chairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    • James Kallstrom, Director, New York State Office of Public Security
    • Raymond Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
    • Joseph Boardman, Commissioner, New York State Department of Transportation
    • Iris Weinshall, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
    • Erin Crotty, Commissioner, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
    • Amanda M. Burden, Chair, NY Department of City Planning
    • Alan Gerson, Member, City Council District 1, New York City Council
    • Hon. Thomas P. Morahan, Member, New York State Senate
    • Hon. Thomas Duane, Member, New York State Senate  
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