09 Feb 2021

Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2021 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic Human Services

Virtual Public Hearing | Zoom

9:30 AM Archived Video
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Opening Statements Testimony and Questions

1. New York State Office of Children and Family Services Sheila J. Poole  Commissioner
2. New York State Office of Temporary & Disability Services Michael P. Hein  Commissioner
3. New York State Office for the Aging Greg Olsen Acting Director
4. NYS Division of Veterans’ Services Joel Evans Executive Deputy Director


5. NYS Kinship Navigator Ryan Johnson Associate Director
6. Prevent Child Abuse New York Jenn O’Conner Director of Policy and Advocacy
7. Families Together in New York Paige Pierce Chief Executive Officer
8. Northern Rivers Family of Services William Gettman CEO
9. NYS Network for Youth Success Trudy Morgan Policy Director 


10. Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy Dede Hill Policy Director
11. Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA) Kathleen Brady-Stepien President and CEO
12. Early Care & Learning Council Meredith Chimento Executive Director
13. Day Care Council of New York Gregory Brender Director of Public Policy


14. UJA - Federation of New York Ariel Savransky Advocacy and Policy Advisor
15. NEW Pride Agenda Cynthia Dames Project Director
16. Catholic Charities Community Services Beatriz Diaz Taveras Executive Director
17. Human Services Council (HSC) Gabriela Andrade Policy and Organizing Strategist


18. NYSDA Veterans Defense Program Roy M. Diehl Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), Deputy Director
19. Justice for Vets Clyde J. Tate II Major General, US Army (Retired) & Chief Counsel
20. NYS Council of Veterans Organizations Kirby Hannon Volunteer Advocate


21. New York Statewide Senior Action Council Gail Myers Deputy Director
22. The Association on Aging in New York Rebecca Preve Executive Director
23. Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE) Melissa Sklarz  Senior Gov’t Relation Strategists
24. LiveOn NY Katelyn Andrews Director of Public Policy
25. National Federation of the Blind of New York State Raymond Wayne  Field Representative


26. Neighbors Together Velvet Johnson Ross Leader
27. Urban Democracy Lab at New York University Gianpaolo Baiocchi  Director
28. YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County Myra Henry President and CEO


29. 1050-1064 Carroll Place Tenant Association Florencio Gill Leader
30. Syracuse Tenant Union Palmer Harvey Founder

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