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New York State Office of General Services - Procurement Services - Procurement Council Members

New York State Procurement Council Members

Name Title Office
Ex-Officio Members
Margaret N. Becker Deputy Comptroller Office of the State Comptroller
Christine McCann (alternate)   Empire State Development
Rose Rodriquez Chief Diversity Officer Office of Secretary to the Governor
Bob Barbato Chief Budget Examiner Division of the Budget
Susan Filburn Deputy Chief Procurement Officer Office of General Services
Legislative Appointees
Robert Drummond Small Businessman AB Ranch Beef Senate President Pro Tem Appointment
Steven Kasarda The Kasarda Law Group, LLC Senate Majority Leader Appointment
Ronald P. Romano President & CEO
New York State Industries for the Disabled
Assembly Majority Leader Appointment
Richard St. Paul, ESQ Local Government Representative Senate President Pro Tem Appointment
Ronald Tascarella Board Member
National Industries for the Blind
Senate Minority Leader Appointment
Sonia Lindell Manager Government Affairs,
Business Council of NYS, Inc.
Assembly Minority Leader Appointment
Agency Designees
Lisa Davis Director, Fiscal & Contract Management Office for People with Developmental Disablities
Marybeth Hefner Director, Bureau of Accounts Management Department of Health
Jen McCormick First Deputy Commissioner Department of Agriculture & Markets
Andrew Bechard Associate Attorney Office of Information Technology Services
David Russo Director, Consolidated Business Office Office of Mental Health
Thomas Hippchen Director of University-Wide Procurement State University of New York
John Behrle Assistant Director of Administration Department of Corrections & Community Supervision
Non-Voting Observers
Edul Ahmad The Ahmad Group of Companies Senate President Pro Tem Appointment