J3125

Commending Gail Coleman Kupferberg upon the occasion of her designation for special honor by the Queens Botanical Garden

download pdf

Sponsor

actions

  • 30 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Versions:
J3125
Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

text

J3125


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Gail Coleman Kupferberg upon the occa-
sion of her designation for special honor by the Queens Botanical Garden
on June 6, 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Gail Coleman Kupferberg has given not only of her time and
energies but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently has been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Gail Coleman
Kupferberg upon the occasion of her designation for special honor by the
Queens Botanical Garden, to be celebrated at its 18th Annual Rose Gala
on Thursday, June 6, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people,
plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative
educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship;
and
WHEREAS, Gail Coleman Kupferberg graduated magna cum laude from Duke
University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree; she went on to
receive her Master of Business Administration degree, with distinction,
from Harvard Business School; and
WHEREAS, Gail Coleman Kupferberg has held the position of both Manag-
ing Director and Chief Financial Officer of J Fitzgibbons LLC since
2005; prior to joining the firm, she was Chief Financial Officer of
Azimuth Trust Company, and served as Executive Vice-President and Chief
Financial Officer of Khanty Mansiysk Oil Corporation, a privately held
oil exploration and production company; and
WHEREAS, Gail Coleman Kupferberg is Chairman of the Board of Safe
Space, a non-profit agency for youth and family services in New York
City; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout has been her husband, Saul Kupferberg,
who feels privileged to be a part of her life and rejoices in her
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Gail Coleman Kupferberg has
displayed throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Gail Coleman Kupferberg upon the occasion of her designation for
special honor by the Queens Botanical Garden on June 6, 2013; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Gail Coleman Kupferberg.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.