Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Public Protection
February 10, 2021
9:30 a.m.


Lawrence K. Marks
Chief Administrative Judge, New York State Office of Court

Robert H. Tembeckjian
Administrator & Counsel, New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct

William Leahy
Director, New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services

Patrick A. Murphy
Commissioner, New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services

Angelo Riddick
Interim CIO & Director, New York State Office of Information Technology Services

Michael C. Green
Executive Deputy Commissioner, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Anthony Annucci
Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Corrections & Community Supervision

Kevin P. Bruen
Acting Superintendent, New York State Division of State Police

Kristin Brown
President and CEO, Empire Justice Center

Laura Abel
Senior Policy Counsel, Lawyers Alliance for New York

Molly Clifford
Interim Executive Director, New York Legal Services Coalition

David Sandman
President & CEO, New York State Health Foundation

Coco Culhane
Executive Director, Veterans Advocacy Project

Shane Correia
Deputy Director, Center for Court Innovation

Joan Gerhardt
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Manuel Vilar
Vice President, PBA of NYS

Timothy Dymond
President, New York State Police Investigators Association

Richard Wells
President, Police Conference of New York

Michael O’Meara
President, New York State Association of PBAs

Thomas Mungeer
President, New York State Troopers PBA

Anthony Jordan
Washington County DA, District Attorneys Association of the State of New York

Susan C. Bryant
Executive Director, NYS Defenders Association

Laurette Mulry
President, Chief Defenders Association of New York

Audrey Sample
Student Leader, New York State Dispute Resolution Association

Elizabeth Gaynes
CEO and President, The Osborne Association

Yonah Zeitz
Policy Coordinator, Katal Center for Equity, Health, and Justice

Barry Graubart
Deputy Chapter Leader, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Sarah Bertozzi
Managing Attorney, Journey’s End Refugee Services

Terry Lawson
Executive Director, UnLocal

Elena Sassower #1
Director, Center for Judicial Accountability

Elena Sassower #2
Director, Center for Judicial Accountability

Written Testimony
Lou Paterno
Government Affairs Representative for AAA NYS

Honorable Robert Russell
Acting Erie Court Judge & Buffalo City court Judge

Jessica Centeno
NYS Deputy Executive Director for the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Julia L. Davis, Esq.
Director of Youth Justice & Child Welfare

Danielle Sered
Executive Director at Common Justice

Krisin Miller
Director, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CHS)

Gregory Dean, Jr.
Senior vice President, Office of Government Affairs, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

William C. Silverman, Esq.
Chair, Committee for Modern Courts

Honorable Judy Harris Kluger
Executive Director, Sanctuary for Families

Ryan Britch
Government Affairs Associate of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Honorable Patricia Marks
Monroe County Court Judge (Retired)

LWV, The League of Women Voters of NYS

Corey Brinson
Policy Associate with the Legal Action Center, NY’s ATI/Reentry Coalition

Nicholas Stefanovic
Director of Monroe County Veterans Services Multiple Organizations

Patrick Young
Downstate Advocacy Director at the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)

Ryan Foley
Supervising Attorney, Veterans Practice, New York Legal Assistance Group

William Gettman, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Rivers Family of Services

Blair Horner
Executive Director, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

Kirby Hannan
NYS Veterans Council

Michelle Lind
People’s Campaign for Parole Justice

Karen L. Murtaugh, Esq.
Executive Director, Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York

Reinvent Albany

RAPP, Release Aging People in Prison

TASC, Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities


The Legal Aid Society

Shayna Kessler
Senior Planner, Vera Institute of Justice

Marlene Roll
VFW, Legislative Chair & Veterans Advocate

Adam Magazine
Co-Founder of Vote Early NY

Keisha Williams
Deputy Director, Western New York Law Center in Buffalo

Kate Rubin
Youth Represent

Legal Aid Society

ATI-Reentry Coalition

NY Immigration Coalition

NYS Office of Indigent Services

NYS Supreme Court Officers Association

Veterans Advocacy Project

Rochester Police Accountability Board

Elena Sassower
Center for Judicial Accountability