On Friday, Gov. Cuomo announced the following Administration appointments:

  • Jamie Malanowski as Senior Speechwriter for the Executive Chamber;
  • Matthew Pennello as Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs;
  • Melissa Quesada as Director of Latino Affairs;
  • Mary Beth Woods as Executive Director of the Workers’ Compensation Board;
  • Justin Bernbach as Chief Government Affairs & Community Relations Officer at the MTA;
  • John Lockwood as Special Counsel to the Commissioner for Ethics, Risk and Compliance for the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS); and
  • Peggy Rodriguez as the Governor’s Regional Representative for the Mohawk Valley.