GJGNY Advisory Council

Ex-Officio Members

  • John B. Rhodes, President and CEO, NYSERDA (Chair)
  • Kenneth Adams, Commissioner, Economic Development
  • Kristin Proud, Commissioner, The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
  • Audrey Zibelman, Chair, The Department of Public Service
  • John D. McMahon, Chief Operating Officer, The Long Island Power Authority
  • Joseph Martens, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Cesar A. Perales, Secretary of State
  • Gil C. Quiniones, President & CEO, The New York State Power Authority
  • Peter M. Rivera, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Darryl C. Towns, Commissioner & CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal

Appointed Members

Appointed Members represent the following organizations:

  • Constituency–Based Community
  • Consumer Advocates-Utility and Housing
  • Community Base Workforce Development
  • Union Building Trades
  • Home Performance Contractors
  • Large Scale Construction Contractors
  • Investment Market Experts
Member Organization End Term
James Barry SEIU 32BJ 12/31/2016
Chuck Bell Consumer Union 12/31/2015
Les Bluestone Blue Sea Construction 12/31/2015
Hal Smith Halco 12/31/2015
Tria Case CUNY 12/31/2016
Richard Cherry Community Environmental Center (CEC) 12/31/2016
Sammy Chu Suffolk County Department of Labor 12/31/2016
Kate Fish Adirondack North Country Association 12/31/2016
Dave Hepinstall Association for Energy Affordability 12/31/2012
Alan Hipps Housing Assistance Program of Essex County 12/31/2015
David Johnson LIUNA 12/31/2015
William Johnson Green America Public Private Partnership 12/31/2015
Dan Kartzman Powersmith 12/31/2016
Jennifer Keida Standard Insulation Co. Inc. 12/31/2015
Conrad Metcalf Building Performance Contractors Assoc. 12/31/2016
Jackson Morris NRDC 12/31/2015
Paul Shatsoff Workforce Development Institute 12/31/2016
Stephen Edel Center for Working Families 12/31/2016
Kevin Rooney Oil Heat Institute of Long Island 12/31/2016
Lisa Tyson LIPC 12/31/2016
Clarke Gocker PUSH Buffalo 12/31/2016
Michael Weisberg Hudson Valley Commercial Bank 12/31/2016
  • View the events calendar for the specific dates of the advisory council meetings.
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GJGNY Program Information

For information on the Green Jobs - Green New York program, visit the Green Jobs - Green New York page.

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