Albany, NY (April 23, 2012)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he has nominated former Governor David A. Paterson to serve as a member of the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
"Governor Paterson has dedicated his life to working for the people of this state and I am excited that he will continue his public service at the MTA," said Governor Cuomo. "Governor Paterson's energy, expertise, and experience will benefit the millions of New Yorkers who rely on the MTA every day. I look forward to working together as we continue to reform the MTA and improve service for New Yorkers."
Governor Paterson was the 55th Governor of New York State. Prior to becoming governor, he served in the New York State Senate for over twenty years, becoming Senate Minority Leader in 2003, and served as Lieutenant Governor.
Governor Paterson's nomination is subject to confirmation by the New York State Senate.