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					COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS                                                         AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2007                                                            4:00 P.M.

I.   ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION
        APPOINTMENTS:
        4:00: Alex Garcia-Citizen Consumer Advisory Board;
        4:15: Kathy Thorsberg-Commissioner-Department of Finance;
        4:30: Andrew Kulak-Citizen Consumer Advisory Board.

         Any other business that comes before the Committee.

I. APPOINTMENTS/REAPPOINTMENT REFERRALS:
A.    African American Advisory Board
Marilyn Price-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/08. (1A-4/23/07).

1A. Board of Ethics
Lawrence B. Eichler-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/08. (1A11-
4/23/07).

Donna Marino, Esq.-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A7-3/26/07).
[Approved: 4/25/07; BOL Confirm: ]

B.    Board of Health
James Carnicelli & Dr. Peter Liebert- Recommended Reappointments by Dr. Joshua
Lipsman, Commissioner of Health, for a 6-year term to expire 12/31/12. (SI-1A6-
1/8/07). [Dr. Liebert-Approved 5/2/07; Jim Carnicelli-Interview 5/9 @ 4:30 p.m.].

C.    Citizens Consumer Advisory Council:
Paul Ryan-CE Appointment, as a Retail Food Merchant Representative Member, for a
term to expire 12/31/08. (1A8-4/23/07).

Andrew H. Kulak-CE Appointment, as the Area 4 Representative member, for a term to
expire 12/31/08. (1A2-3/26/07).

John Fix, 3rd-CE Appointment, as the Area 2 Representative member, for a term to
expire 12/31/08. (1A14-3/12/07). [Approved 4/25/07; BOL Confirm:     ].

Alex Garcia-CE Appointment, as the Area 1 Representative member, for a term to
expire 12/31/08. (1A15-3/12/07).


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Brian Rauer-CE Appointment, as the Business Self-Policing Group Representative
member, for a term to expire 12/31/08. (1A16-3/12/07). [Interview: 5/9/07].

D. Community Services Board

Leo Leiderman, Psy.D., CGP,-CE Reappointment, as a Voluntary Sector
Representative member, for a term to expire 12/31/10. (1A14-4/23/07).

Virginia Lehmann Susman, M.D.-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/10.
(1A6-3/26/07). [Approved 4/25/07; BOL Confirm: ].

E. Council for Seniors:

F. County Airport Advisory Board:

G. Deferred Compensation Board:

H. Domestic Violence Council:
Camille F. Murphy-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A2-4/23/07).

Patricia Brimais, Esq.-CE Appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/07. (1A3-4/123/07).

I. Electrical Licensing Board
William Regan-CE Reappointment, as the Municipal Representative member, for a
term to expire 12/31/09. (1A11-3/12/07). [HOLD]

J. Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board:

K. Fire Advisory Board:
Peter W. McDonald, RN-CE Appointment, At-Large member, for a term to expire
12/31/09. (1A-3/26/07). [Approved 5/2/07: BOL Confirm: ].

L. Hispanic Advisory Board:
Isabel E. Villar-CE Reappointment, for term to expire 12/31/08. (1A13-4/23/07).

Anita Delgado-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/08. (1A3-3/26/07).

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Piero Olcese-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/08. (1A4-3/26/07).

Jorge L. Mejia-CE Appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/08. (1A13-3/12/07).
[Approved 4/25/07; BOL Confirm: ].

Jose Chevere-CE Appointment. (1A1-12/11/06). [DEPLOYED TO MILITARY
SERVICE IN IRAQ; CALL MAY-JUNE].

M. Housing Opportunity Commission:

N. Human Rights Commission:
Paul Ryan-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A12-4/23/07).

O. Industrial Development Agency

P. Laboratories & Research Board of Managers:

Q. Parks, Recreation & Conservation Board:
James J. Houlihan-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A9-4/23/07).

R. Planning Board:
Marcus Griffith-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A10-4/23/07).

S. Plumbing Examining Board: ALL APPOINTMENTS & REAPPOINTMENTS ON
 HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
    Gerard J. Pettit, P.E.-CE Appointment as County Government Representative;
      term to expire 12/31/10. (SI1A1-3/27/06). [Approved: 3/29/06; BOL Confirmation:
      RECOMMITTED-4/10/06].
    Mark R. Courtien-CE Reappointment, term to expire 12/31/10. (1A1-7/10/06).
    Henry A. Carletti, Jr.-CE Reappointment, term to expire 12/31/10. (1A2-7/10/06).

T. Police Board
Giulio A. Cavallo, M.D., CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (1A15-
4/23/07).



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U. Professional Prequalification Board
Victor G. Carosi-CE Appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/10. (SI-1A7-3/26/07);
[Interview 5/9/07@4:15 p.m.].

V. Public Utility Service Agency:

W. Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board:
Daniel Baskerville-CE Reappointment, as a City Representative, for a term to expire
12/31/08). (SI-1A-3/26/07). [Approved 5/2/07; BOL Confirm: ].

Jesse D. Crell, P.E.-CE Reappointment, as a City Representative, for a term to expire
12/31/08. (1A5-3/26/07). [Approved 5/2/07; BOL Confirm: ].

Richard F. Herbek-CE Reappointment, as a Village Representative member, for the
term to expire 12/31/08. (1A6-4/23/07).

Peter Ligouri-CE Reappointment, as a Town Representative, for a term to expire
12/31/08.

Patrick J. Lofaro-CE Reappointment, as a Town Representative member, for a term to
expire 12/31/08. (1A7-4/23/07).

James Vanoli, P.E.-CE Reappointment, as a Town Representative, for a term to expire
12/31/08. (1A4-4/23/07)

Benedict A. Salanitro, P.E.-CE Appointment, as a Town Representative member, for a
term to expire 12/31/08. (1A19-3/12/07). [Approved: 5/2/07; BOL Confirm: ].

X. Rent Guidelines Board:
 SEE SECTION V-AGENDA ITEMS

Y. Solid Waste Commission:

Z. Taxi & Limousine Commission:

AA. Traffic Safety Board:

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BB. Transportation Board:

CC. Soil & Water Conservation Board of Directors:

DD. Youth Board:
Karen Blumenthal-CE Reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/09. (SI-1A6-3/26/07).
[Approved 4/25/07; BOL Confirm: ].

EE. Westchester Community College Board of Trustees:

FF.   Westchester County Health Care Corporation Board:

GG. Women’s Advisory Board:
Lindley G. Thomasset-CE Appointment, Legislative District #2 member, for a term to
expire 12/31/08. (1A1-3/26/09). [Approved 4/25/07; BOL Confirm: ].

III. COUNTY COMMISSIONERS & DEPUTIES:
Joseph F. Marcogliese, CE Appointment as Commissioner of the Department of
Environmental Facilities. (1A18-3/12/07). [5/1/07: WITHDREW APPOINTMENT].

Kathy Thorsberg, CE Appointment as Commissioner of the Department of Finance,
effective April 30, 2007. (1A22-4/23/07).

IV. ETHICS WAIVER
HON. SUE SWANSON: Ethics Waiver Request: Forwarding correspondence from a
County employee, John Novohradsky, disclosing his future employment intentions and
request for a waiver as required in the County Code of Ethics. (1E-3/12/07). [Pending
response from County Attorney’s office].

V.    AGENDA ITEMS
CLERK OF THE BOARD: PERB: Forwarding correspondence from Thomas A.
Brennan, Esq. resigning as Counsel to the Westchester County Public Employment
Relations Board (PERB). (1K-7/10/06).

DESIGNATION OF DEPUTIES:
CLERK OF THE BOARD: Designation of Deputies: Forwarding the Designation of
Deputies for the Department of Mental Health. (1H-4-9-07).
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RENT GUIDELINES BOARD:
ADDED STARTER (3/19/07): HON. SUE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board:
Forwarding the resume of Timothy L. Collins, Esq., for consideration for appointment
as a Public Member to the Rent Guidelines Board. (1F-3/12/07). [Interview: 3/21/07
@ 5 p.m.]

ADDED STARTER (3/19/07): HON. SUE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board:
Forwarding the resume of Keith B. Parker, for consideration for appointment as a
Public Member to the Rent Guidelines Board. (1F-3/12/07). [Interview: 3/21/07 @
4:15 p.m.; Approved: 3/28/07; BOL Confirm: 4/23/07; RES#54-2007].

HON. SUE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding the resume of
Jonathan Samuel Klein, Esq., for consideration for appointment as a Public Member to
the Rent Guidelines Board. (1F-3/12/07). [Interview: 3/21/07 @ 4:30 p.m.]

HON. SUE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding the resume of Alba S.
Guevara-Bolanos, for consideration for appointment as a Public Member to the Rent
Guidelines Board. (1L-3/12/07). [Interview: 3/21/07 @ 4:45 p.m.]

HON. SUE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding two resumes (Acocella
& Rasher) for consideration to fill the Public Member vacancy on the Rent Guidelines
Board. (1P-2/12/07). [NOTE: Acocella was disqualified.] [Interview: 3/21/07 @4
p.m.].

HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding correspondence
from Sterling Jasper requesting consideration for appointment to the Rent Guideline
Board. (1K-9/11/06). [9/20/06: Approved. 9/25/06: BOL OVER; 10/10/06:
RECOMMIT; 11/29/06: Discussion; 3/21/07 Discussion; 3/28/07 Approved, BOL
Confirm: 4/23/07; RES#53-2007].

HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding correspondence
from Dennis B. Kremer requesting consideration for appointment as a Public Member
to the Rent Guidelines Board. [Interview: 8-23-06 @ 4 pm].

HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding a resume from
Goody Sculky for consideration for appointment as a Public Member to the Rent
Guidelines Board. [Interview: 9/20/06 @ 4 p.m.].
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HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Rent Guidelines Board: Forwarding correspondence
from Carol Kope requesting consideration for appointment as a Public Member to the
Rent Guidelines Board. [Interview: 8-23-06 @4:45 p.m.].

HON. SUZANNE SWANSON, AS CHAIR OF COMMITTEE: Rent Guidelines Board:
Submitting the resume of Norma L. Johnson, resident of Cortlandt Manor, requesting
consideration for appointment as a Public Member of the Rent Guidelines Board.
[Submitted: 8/7/06-(1D-9/11/06)]. [Interview: 9/13/06 @ 3:15 p.m.]



CONTACTS:
Legislator Suzanne R. Swanson, Chair: 995-2847
Emilia Vita, Legislative Aide: 995-2807; eav2@westchestergov.com
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Westchester County Board of Legislators, Conference Room, 8 floor,
148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY, 10601
General Phone #: 995-2800
Fax #: 995-3884
Weather Emergency #: 995-7544




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