Joint Legislative Public Hearings On
2015-2016 Executive Budget Proposal
Mental Hygiene
February 27, 2015
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building


Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D.
Commissioner, New York State Office of Mental Health

Helene DeSanto
Deputy Commissioner, New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez
Commissioner, New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Barbara Croiser
VP Government Relations, Cerebral Palsy Association of NYS

Michael Seereiter
President & CEO, NYS Rehabilitation Association

Ann M. Hardiman
Executive Director, NYS Association of Community & Residential Agencies

Brianna Gilmore
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, NY Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Steven Kroll
Executive Director, NYS ARC

Kelly Hansen
Executive Director, NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors

John Coppola
Executive Director, Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Providers of NYS

Antonia Lasicki
Executive Director, Association for Community Living

Glenn Liebman
CEO, Mental Health Association in NYS

Written Testimony
Laura Mascuch
Executive Director, Supportive Housing Network of NY

John R. Drexelius, Jr.
Government Relations Counsel, DDAWNY

National Alliance on Mental Illness of NYS

Andrea Smyth
Executive Director, NYS Coalition for Children’s Mental Health Services

Adam Prizio, J.D.
Manager of Government Affairs, Center for Disability Rights

North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network