August 27, 2011
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Deploys Administration Officials to Facilitate Prompt and Coordinated Response to Hurricane Irene

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he has deployed senior members of his administration across New York to facilitate a prompt and coordinated response to Hurricane Irene.

 

Agency commissioners and senior administration officials have been sent to areas from Long Island to New York City to Plattsburgh. They are at each location to coordinate with local officials, monitor the progress of the storm, and serve as the primary points of contact to provide real-time reports from the ground to the Governor and Director of State Operations.

 

I have deployed senior members of my administration to be on the ground in areas across New York to make sure we can quickly respond to any problems, Governor Cuomo said. Additional members of the administration may be deployed as the situation warrants.

 

The following agency commissioners and senior administration officials have been deployed:

 

New York City:

 

Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy

 

Lawrence Schwartz, Secretary to the Governor

 

Elizabeth Glazer, Deputy Secretary for Public Safety

 

Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent, Department of Financial Services

 

Nirav Shah, Commissioner, Department of Health

 

Location: NYC Office of Emergency Management, Brooklyn

 

 

Suffolk County

 

Andrew Feeney, Director, New York State Office of Emergency Management

 

Location: INFORM Transportation Management Center, Hauppauge

 

 

Nassau County

 

Pat Foye, Deputy Secretary for Economic Development and Energy

 

Michael Hervey, Chief Operating Officer, Long Island Power Authority

 

Location: National Grid/LIPA Emergency Management Center, Hicksville

 

 

Clinton County

 

Darrel Aubertine, Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Markets

 

Location: Clinton County Office of Emergency Services, Plattsburgh

 

 

Warren County

 

Brian Stratton, Director, Canal Corporation

 

Location: Warren County Office of Emergency Services, Lake George

 

 

Onondaga County

 

Matthew Driscoll, President, Environmental Facilities Corporation

 

Location: Onondaga County Emergency Management Office, Syracuse

 

 

Broome County

 

Barbara Fiala, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

Location: Broome County Office of Emergency Services, Binghamton

 

 

Westchester County

 

Joan McDonald, Commissioner, Department of Transportation

 

Joseph Rabito, Executive Deputy Commissioner, Office of General Services

 

Andrew Zambelli, Counselor to the Governor

 

Location: Hudson Valley Transportation Management Center, Hawthorne

 

 

Oneida County

 

RoAnn Destito, Commissioner, Office of General Services

 

Location: Oneida County Emergency Services, Oriskany

 

 

Rockland County

 

Joseph Martens, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

Location: Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Service, Pomona

 

 

Albany County

 

Courtney Burke, Commissioner, Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

 

Location: Central Emergency Operations Center, Albany