Joint Legislative Public Hearings On
2018-2019 Executive Budget Proposal
Workforce Development
January 24, 2018
2:30 PM
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany


Lola Brabham
Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Civil Service

Michael N. Volforte
Director, NYS Governor’s Office of Employee Relation

Josh Terry
Legislative Director, Civil Service Employees Association, Inc.

Wayne Spence
President, NYS Public Employees Federation

Barbara Zaron
President, Organization of NYS Management Confidential Employees

Jack McPadden
President, Retired Public Employees Association

Edward Farrell
Executive Director

Melinda Mack
Executive Director, NY Association of Training and Employment Professionals

Brian O’Malley
Executive Director of the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of NYS,
New York Caring Majority

Allison Cook
NY Policy Director for the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute

Karla Lawrence
Member of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Sylvia Vogelman
Member of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice

Written Testimony
Kevin Stump
Vice President of Policy, Communications and In-School Practice at JobsFirstNYC

JobsFirst Policy Paper

Marissa Martin,
Northeast Director of Young Invincibles