Last week Gov. Cuomo announced the following administration appointments:

  • Seth Agata to serve as Chair of the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), which is subject to Senate confirmation;
  • Michael Weisberg to serve as Chief Information Security Officer and Deputy Commissioner at the Office of Information Technology Services (OITS);
  • Johannah Chase as Assistant Secretary for Education;
  • Lisa Black as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES);
  • Brian Shea as Upstate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs of DHSES;
  • Elizabeth De León Bhargava to serve as Deputy Secretary for Labor;
  • Rose Rodriguez as Chief Diversity Officer;
  • Jorge Montalvo to serve as Deputy Secretary of State for Economic Opportunity
  • Matthew Fernandez Konigsberg as Special Counsel to the Secretary for Ethics, Risk and Compliance at the Department of State; and
  • Angel Santana as the Governor’s Bronx Regional Representative.