2016-2017 Joint Budget Hearing
Human Services
February 9, 2016
Hearing Room B


Sheila J. Poole
Acting Commissioner, New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Sharon Devine
OTDA, Executive Deputy Commissioner

Corinda Crossdale
Director, New York State Office for the Aging

Patricia Sheehy
Legislative Committee Chair & Director of Putnam County Office of Senior Resources Association on Aging in New York

Laura Palmer
Associate State Director, AARP

Shelly Nortz
Deputy Executive Director of Policy, Coalition for the Homeless

Kirby Hannan
Legislative Coordinator Veterans of Foreign Wars

Michelle Jackson
Associate Director & General Counsel, Human Services Council

Rick Terwilliger
Director of Policy, New York Public Welfare Association

Jim Purcell
Chief Executive Officer, Council of Family & Child Caring Agencies

Renee Smith-Rotondo
Chair, Board of Directors, New York State Children’s Alliance

Stephanie Gendell, Esq.
Associate Executive Director for Policy & Government Relations Citizens Committee for Children of New York

Lisa Caswell
Senior Policy Analyst, Day Care Council of NY

David Voegele
Executive Director, Early Care and Learning Council

Jenn O’Connor
Co-Chair, Winning Beginning New York

Kelly Sturgis
Executive Director, After School Works/The NYS After School Network

Anne Goldman
Vice President for Non-DOE Titles, United Federation of Teachers

Maclain Berhaupt
State Advocacy Director, Supportive Housing Network of NY

Charles King
Chief Executive Officer, Housing Works, Inc.

Andrea Bowen
Policy Analyst, United Neighborhood Houses of New York

Adam Prizio
Government Affairs Manager, Center for Disability Rights

Jeffrey Lozman, MD
President, NY State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons

Hilary Stuchin
Senior Advocacy Advisor, United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Federation of New York

Sheriff Craig Apple
Albany County, Fight Crime Invest in Kids & Council for a Strong America

Gerard Wallace
Director, New York State Kinship Navigator

Kate Breslin
President & CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis & Advocacy

Thomas Weber
Director of Care Management, SAGE

Written Testimony
Jacqueline A. Negri
Executive Director, Association of NYS Youth Bureaus

William T. Gettman
Executive Director, St. Catherine’s Center for Children

Jenn O’Connor
NYS Director, Ready Nation

Michael A. Lawler
Director of Catholic Charities, NYS Catholic Conference

Connie Neal
Executive Director, NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Stop Abuse Campaign

Renee Nolages, MPA
NY Business Development Manager, Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office