Earlier today, Gov. Cuomo announced the appointment of Melissa DeRosa to serve as Director of Communications. She will replace Allison Gollust who recently left the Administration to join CNN.

Ms. DeRosa most recently served in the Attorney General’s Office, where she was recently promoted to Acting Chief of Staff.  Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, she served as New York State Director of Organizing for America, President Obama’s national political action organization.