Last week, Gov. Cuomo announced the following nominations and appointments:

  • Gerrard Bushell as President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority;
  • Jerry Boone as Commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance;
  • Sabrina Ty as President & CEO of the Environmental Facilities Corporation;
  • Margaret Tobin as Senior VP of Development for the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center;
  • Axel Bernabe as Assistant Counsel to the Governor with a focus on health focus;
  • Mehul Patel as Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff at Empire State Development;
  • Heriberto (Ed) Vargas as Director of Labor Relations at the Department of Labor;
  • Shareema Abel as Special Counsel to Commissioner for Ethics, Risk and Compliance for the Division of Homes and Community Renewal;
  • Linda Donahue as Special Counsel to Commissioner for Ethics, Risk and Compliance for Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services;
  • Nika Milbrun as Assistant Director for Constituencies for African American and Women’s Affairs for the Executive Chamber; and
  • Matthew Ossenfort to the State Workforce Investment Board.