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                           SUMMARY OF THE JUNE MEETING

 

                                OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

 

                                                     OF

 

                THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                         Held at the State Education Building

Albany, New York

 

 

                                     June 20 and 21, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                             David Johnson, Secretary

                                                    Board of Regents



 

THE BOARD OF REGENTS

 

          The Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York held a public session on Monday, June 20 at 10:00 a.m., and Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m., pursuant to a call duly sent to each Regent.

 


MEETING OF THE FULL BOARD, Monday, June 20, 10:00 a.m.

 


Board Members in Attendance:

 

Robert M. Bennett, Chancellor

Adelaide L. Sanford, Vice Chancellor

Saul B. Cohen

James C. Dawson

Anthony S. Bottar

Merryl H. Tisch

Geraldine D. Chapey

Arnold B. Gardner

Harry Phillips, 3rd

Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

Lorraine Cort�s-V�zquez

James R. Tallon, Jr.

Milton L. Cofield

John Brademas

Carol Bellamy

Roger B. Tilles

 

          Also present were the President of The University and Commissioner of Education, Richard P. Mills, Chief of Staff and Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Kathy A. Ahearn, and the Secretary, Board of Regents, David Johnson. 

 

          Chancellor Bennett called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

 

 


 

Executive Session Motion

 

         

MOVED,

that the Board of Regents convene in Executive Session on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:45 a.m. for the purpose of discussing pending litigation and personnel matters.



 

          Motion by:             Vice Chancellor Adelaide L. Sanford

         

Seconded by:

        Regent Harry Phillips, 3rd

         

Action:        

          Motion carried unanimously

 

 

         

Summary of the May 2005 Meeting

BR (A) 2

 


          MOVED,

that the Summary of the May 2005 Meeting of the Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York be approved.

 


          Motion by:            

Regent Harry Phillips, 3rd

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Arnold B. Gardner


          Action:                  

Motion carried unanimously

 

 

June 2005 Regulatory Agenda

BR (A) 3

 

          Section 202-d of the State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA) requires that the State Education Department publish, each year, a regulatory agenda in the first January issue, and in the last June issue, of the State Register.

 

          The June 2005 regulatory agenda is a list and brief description of the subject matter of each rule the Department is considering proposing during the remainder of 2005, but has not yet submitted a Notice of Proposed Rule Making.

         

         

MOVED,

that the June 2005 Regulatory Agenda for the State Education Department be approved, as submitted.

 

         

Motion by:            

Regent James C. Dawson

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

         

Action:

                   Motion carried unanimously

 

 

Regents Monthly Meeting Dates, January-December 2006

BR (A) 4

 

          Monthly meeting dates for January-December 2006 were submitted for review and approval.  The schedule continues the current policy of two-day meetings, with the exception of July.  It also spaces meetings approximately five weeks apart, reducing the number of meetings in the year from eleven to ten, with no meetings scheduled in August and November.



 

(2006)

 

          January 9, 10                              Monday, Tuesday

          February 13, 14                           Monday, Tuesday

          March 20, 21                               Monday, Tuesday

          April 24-25                                  Monday, Tuesday

          May 22, 23                                 Monday, Tuesday

          June 19, 20                                 Monday, Tuesday

          July 26, 27, 28                            Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

          September 11, 12                        Monday, Tuesday

          October 23, 24                            Monday, Tuesday

                    December 4, 5                            Monday, Tuesday

 

         

MOVED,

that the list of Regents meeting dates for the period January-December 2006 is approved.

 

         

Motion by:            

Regent Milton L. Cofield

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Harry Phillips, 3rd

         

Action:                  

Motion carried unanimously

 

 

 

Commissioner�s Report to the Board

 

          The Commissioner�s written monthly report focused on twelve subject areas: The Future State Education Department; Policy Discussion on SED Staffing Capacity; Policy Decision Graduation Standards; More About Mathematics; Policy Decision on Statewide Plan for Higher Education; Student Record System; Health and Achievement; Regents Policy Priorities and How to Address Them; IDEA-Proposed Regulations; Regulating Accountability; Regents Trusteeship of the State Library, Museum, and Archives; and, Identification of Persistently Dangerous Schools.

 

 

State Education Department of the Future

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          Commissioner Richard P. Mills provided an overview on the preparation of the State Education Department for the future for effective policy implementation, a major concentration in his 2005 Performance Agreement.

 

          Actions are underway to build capacity through people, to enable staff to enhance skills, and to ensure that staff has the tools for the work.  To accomplish these goals several steps are being taken: define the staff capacity; envision the future organization; charge to the Deputies to create the Department of the future; identify log jam systems; select levers for change; expand the leadership group; communicate continuously; and, continuing role of providing policy direction and decisions by the Board.

 

          The goal of this process is to develop a Department with the following characteristics: USNY oriented; a standard setter; gap closer; problem solver; risk-based monitor with quick follow through; performance data generator; technology rich; fast execution; high, continually renewed skills; diverse staff; talent convener; effective partner with other agencies; and, connected to regional networks.

 

          There was consensus by the Board that the plan as expressed is moving in the right direction.

 

          In discussion, Board members raised questions and offered comments: there is continuing public confusion regarding knowledge and an understanding of USNY; consideration should be given to a range of surveys within USNY; close attention should be given to advice and recommendations of current advisory committees; with only nine percent of Department staff non-restricted, what are the categories of restriction on the balance; and, continue to review curriculum and assessment in concert with concerns of the gap.

 

 

Statewide Student Data System

BR (D) 2

 

          The Board received a status report on the developing statewide student data system, designed to reduce the local burden of data collection, provide basic data analysis tools to local educational agencies and provide a consistent and widely understood approach for collecting storing, analyzing and using data about students.

 



 


MEETING OF THE FULL BOARD. Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.


 


Board Members in Attendance:


 

Robert M. Bennett, Chancellor

Adelaide L. Sanford, Vice Chancellor

Saul B. Cohen

James C. Dawson

Anthony S. Bottar

Merryl H. Tisch

Geraldine D. Chapey

Arnold B. Gardner

Harry Phillips, 3rd

Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

Lorraine Cort�s-V�zquez

James R. Tallon, Jr.

Milton L. Cofield

John Brademas

Carol Bellamy

Roger B. Tilles

 

          Also present were the President of The University and Commissioner of Education, Richard P. Mills, Chief of Staff and Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Kathy A. Ahearn, and the Secretary, Board of Regents, David Johnson. 

 

          Chancellor Bennett called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.

 

 


ACTION ITEMS


 

Appointment of an Interim Superintendent at the New York State

School for the Blind

BR (A) 9

 

         

MOVED,

that the Board of Regents appoint James L. Knowles as Interim Superintendent of the New York State School for the Blind, effective June 22, 2005.

 


          Motion by:            

Regent James C. Dawson

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

         

Action:

                   Motion carried unanimously

 



 

Appointment to the Roosevelt Union Free School District

Interim Board of Education

BR (A) 8

 


          MOVED,

that the Board of Regents approve the appointment of Mr. Carl L. DeHaney to the Roosevelt Union Free School District Interim Board of Education, effective July 1, 2005.

 

         

Motion by:

             Regent Roger B. Tilles

         

Seconded by:

        Regent John Brademas

         

Action:                  

Motion carried unanimously

 

 

State Education Department May 2005 Fiscal Report

BR (A) 6

 

          The Board received the April 2005 Fiscal Report for review and acceptance.  General accounts are in structural balance with the exception of the tenured teacher program.  The unmet 2004-05 tenured teacher hearing costs were paid with 2005-06 funds.

 

          Federal funds are in structural balance.  All revenue accounts are in balance, allowing for normal reimbursement delays and the planned use of prior year balances.

 

         

MOVED,

that the Board of Regents accept the May 2005 State Education Department Fiscal Report as presented.

 

         

Motion by:

             Regent Arnold B. Gardner

         

Seconded by:

        Regent Geraldine D. Chapey

         

Action:

                   Motion carried unanimously

 

 

Proposal on Graduation Standard

BR (A) 5

 

          The Regents Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education and Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities Committee reached consensus to recommend that the Board approve the following proposal that phases in the 65 graduation standard:

 

      
For students entering grade 9 in 2005: General education students must have at least two scores at 65 or above on the five required Regents exams and all scores at 55 or above.

      
For students entering grade 9 in 2006: General education students must have at least three scores at 65 or above on the five required Regents exams and all scores at 55 or above.

      
For student entering grade 9 in 2007: General education students must have at least four scores at 65 or above on the five required Regents exams and all scores at 55 or above.

      
For students entering grade 9 in 2008: General education students must pass all five required Regents exams at a score of 65 or above.

 

          This proposal will not only allow time for schools to phase in the 65 passing requirement, but also sets out clear expectations for schools and students. 

 

          The proposal also establishes an appeals process, beginning with students entering grade 9 in 2005, for students who score within three points of 65 on a required Regents exam for graduation and have a 65 course average. 

 

         

MOVED,

that the Board of Regents approve the proposal to phase in the 65 graduation standard and to establish an appeals process, effective September 1, 2005, and direct staff to proceed with developing the necessary amendments to the Regulations of the Commissioner to implement the revision to current policy.

 

         

Motion by:

             Regent Milton L. Cofield

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Lorraine Cort�s-V�zquez

         Action:                   Motion carried unanimously

 

 

Appeals Pursuant to Education Law

310 Involving Homeless Children

BR (A) 7

 

          The Board reviewed for adoption as a permanent rule a proposed amendment of Parts 275 and 276 and Section 100.2(x) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

 

          The proposed amendment modified the procedures concerning appeals involving homeless children that are brought pursuant to Education Law

310, to conform the Commissioner�s Regulations to the requirements of the Federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. sections 11431 et seq.), as amended by the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) [Pub.L. 107-110].

 



 

          MOVED,that Parts 275 and 276 and Section 100.2(x) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education be amended, as submitted, effective July 14, 2005.

 

         

Motion by:            

Regent Saul B. Cohen

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Milton L. Cofield

         

Action:                  

Motion carried unanimously

 

 

 

Staffing the Education Department

BR (D) 3

 

          The Board received a report on the state of staffing in the Department, including a listing of the new major responsibilities assumed since 2003 without the addition of staff.

 

          The aging of the workforce of the Department, the economy and the fiscal situation of the State have all had a significant impact on the current staffing and future capacity of the agency.  Staff is retiring at a high rate, a trend that will continue over the next five years when more than fifty percent of the workforce will be of retirement age.  The capacity of the Department is impacted by staff turnover, 44 percent since 1999, with the loss of institutional knowledge and fewer staff available for succession planning purposes.  Technology, while increasing the ability to accomplish work, also raises expectations and, in some cases, increases the workload.

 

          In discussion, Board members requested that data be developed regarding the responsibilities for current staff in between twenty and thirty by specific programs across the Department.  The information will be referred to appropriate Committees for review in the development of priorities.

 

 


MISCELLANEOUS


 

Emlyn I. Griffith Scholarship Award

 

          The Emlyn I. Griffith Scholarship is awarded annually to the son or daughter of a State Education Department employee through an endowment established by Regent Emeritus Emlyn I. Griffith and his wife, Mary.  The scholarship recognizes a young adult for involvement in community service, time and energy devoted to charities, religious organizations, civic groups and community service projects.

 

          The 2005 recipient of a scholarship award in the amount of $500 is Ms. Natalie Krumdieck.

 

 

Chancellor McGovern Scholarship

 

          Each year the Board of Regents awards scholarships in the amount of $500 from the Chancellor McGovern Trust Fund.  Former Chancellor Joseph McGovern established this fund in honor of the employees of The University of the State of New York (USNY) and the State Education Department.  The recipients, who are children of USNY and Department employees who plan to obtain a postsecondary education, are selected on the basis of character, achievement and financial need.

 

          This year scholarships in the amount of $500 were awarded to Ms. Jennifer Gallagher and Mr. Ken Schwartz.

 

 

Margaret Snow VanderVeer Memorial Scholarship

 

          Each year the Board of Regents awards a college scholarship for the Margaret Snow VanderVeer Trust Fund to a daughter or son of a State Education Department employee.  Chancellor Albert VanderVeer, a Regent from 1895-1927, made his bequest in gratitude to the staff of the State Education Department in honor of his wife, for whom the fund is named.

 

          This year the $350 award was presented to Ms. Anne Austin.

 

 


STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

Renewal of Charter School Charters

EMSC (A) 4

 


          MOVED,

that the Board accept the recommendation of the EMSC-VESID Committee to approve the application to renew the charter of The Brooklyn Charter School, New York City, extending it for one year.

 

         

Motion by:

             Regent Anthony S. Bottar

         

Seconded by:       

Regent Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

         

Action:

                   Motion carried (Regents Milton L. Cofield and Lorraine

                                        Cort�s-V�zquez voted nay)

 



 

          MOVED,that the reports from the Regents Standing Committees be approved as submitted.

 

         

Motion by:

             Regent Joseph E. Bowman, Jr.

         

Seconded by:

        Regent Harry Phillips, 3rd

         

Action:        

          Motion carried unanimously

 

 



REGENTS COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

          Your Higher Education and Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on June 20, 2005.  All members were present.  Vice Chancellor Adelaide L. Sanford and Regent Roger B. Tilles were also present during both the executive session and the public session. 

 


 


Professional Discipline Cases

 

          Your Committee recommends that the reports of the Regents Review Committees, including rulings, findings of fact, determinations as to guilt, and recommendations, by unanimous or majority vote, contained in those reports which have been distributed to you, be accepted in 9 cases, except that one member abstained in one case, as hereinafter set forth.   In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 54 consent order applications and 4 surrender applications be granted.

 

          In the case under calendar 20704, Regent Geraldine D. Chapey abstained. 

          These recommendations are made following the review of 67cases involving 11 registered professional nurses, 9 licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, 7 licensed practical nurses, 5 dentists, 3 licensed master social workers; 3 physical therapists, 2 architects, 2 podiatrists, 2 pharmacists, 1 architect professional corporation, 1 chiropractor, 1 dental hygienist, 1 licensed practical nurse who is also a registered professional nurse and who is also a nurse practitioner, 1 massage therapist, 1 physician, 1 professional engineer, 1 registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner, 1 respiratory therapy technician who is also a respiratory therapist, and 1 veterinarian.



 

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

 

Your Committee recommends that the Regents approve the recommendations of the Committee on the Professions regarding Licensing Petitions. [HE & PP (CA) 1]

Your Committee recommends that the Regents approve the following appointments and reappointments to the State Boards for the Professions:  [HE & PP (CA) 2]

 

State Board for Landscape Architecture � reappoint Douglas R. Brackett (Cazenovia) and Ronald C. Tetelman (South Salem) each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Committee for Medical Physics � reappoint Caroline P. Schwartz (Slingerlands) for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Podiatry � appoint Michael Giordano (Webster) for a term commencing August 1, 2005, and expiring July 31, 2010

 

State Board for Dentistry � reappoint Nancy L. Robinson (Williamsville) for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

Your Committee also recommends that the Regents approve the following appointments and reappointments of extended and auxiliary members to the State Boards for the Professions for service on licensure disciplinary and/or licensure restoration and moral character panels [HE& PP (CA) 2]

 

State Board of Pharmacy � appoint David J. Schaff (Rhinebeck) and Joseph J. Bova (Dobbs Ferry) as extended members, each for a term commencing August 1, 2005, and expiring July 31, 2010

 

State Board of Pharmacy � reappoint Brendan Lawler (Katonah) as an auxiliary member for a term commencing August 1, 2005 to July 31, 2010 and Steven Strauss (Ardsley), and John Gotowko (North Tonawanda) as auxiliary members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Interior Design � reappoint Charles F. Lewis (Rochester) and Pamela Fitzpatrick-Tamaddon (Sea Cliff) as extended members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Medicine � reappoint Margaret T. Colgan (Rochester), and Pascal J. Imperato (Manhasset), as extended members, each for a term commencing June 1, 2005 and expiring May 31, 2010

 

State Board for Medicine � appoint John W.V. Cordice, Jr. (Saint Albans), David Harris (Cold Spring Harbor), and Joseph A. Messina (Pittsford) as extended members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Nursing � appoint Sharon Rose Bidwell-Cerone (Rochester), Bader Peters Reynolds (Utica), and Kimberly H. Valez (Brooklyn), as auxiliary members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Nursing - reappoint Joella C. Biddle (Plattsburgh), Verlia M. Brown (Wantagh), Margaret A. Chase (Syracuse), Rosemarie Colomaio (South Wales), Joan A. Cumberbatch (Brooklyn), Mary Rose Defino (Tuckahoe), Jo Ann DiBlasio (Delmar), Robert Donaldson (Kingston), Diane M. Dwire (Camillus), Mary J. Finnin (Central Islip), Charlie Sue Graham (Albany), Irmatrude Grant (Brooklyn), Anne Marie Haber (Troy), Liesl S. Hall (St. Albans), Janet Halse (Campbell Hall), Ronnie E. Liebowitz (Valley Cottage), Anne K. Oboyski (Schenectady), Lorna I. Samuels (Brooklyn), and Carole E. Torok (Ava) as auxiliary members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

State Board for Certified Public Accountancy � appoint P. Robert Fox (Brockport) and Harvey D. Moskowitz (New York) as extended members, each for a term commencing July 1, 2005, and expiring June 30, 2010

 

Your Committee recommends that the Regents confer degrees upon students completing programs at Globe Institute of Technology, Long Island Business Institute and Taylor Business Institute.  [HE & PP (CA) 3]

 

Your Committee recommends that the Regents authorize Globe Institute of Technology, effective June 22, 2005, to confer Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.), Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees upon students successfully completing registered programs at that institution.  [HE& PP (CA) 4]

 

          Your Committee recommends that the Regents approve the amendment of the master plan of St. Joseph�s College, New York, authorizing the College to offer a Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Literacy/Cognition at its Brooklyn campus.  This amendment will be effective until June 30, 2006, unless the program is registered by the Department prior to that date, in which case master plan amendment shall be without term.  [HE & PP (CA) 5]

 

Your Committee recommends that the Regents approve an amendment to the absolute charter of The Baruch College Fund to update the corporate language in article 2(f) of the charter to specify that the corporation shall not engage in any activity that requires the approval of any State Board, department, commission, or public officer, or of any society, association or other organization, or of any officer or officers thereof, unless and until such approval is obtained.  [BR (A) 1]

 

Your Committee recommends that the Regents approve an amendment to the absolute charter of New School University to change the corporate name to �The New School� and to amend the names of the two academic divisions of the corporation from �Parsons School of Design� to �Parsons The New School of Design� and �Mannes College of Music� to �Mannes College The New School for Music.�  [BR (A) 1]

         

Your Committee recommends that the Regents adopt The Statewide Plan for Higher Education, 2004-2012, effective June 21, 2005, and authorize its transmittal to the Governor and the Legislature  [HE & PP (A) 1]

 

 

MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION

 

Your Committee discussed several topics of interest, including: 

 

Teaching Certificate  Extension in Gifted Education [HE & PP (D) 1]


 

The Committee discussed proposed regulatory amendments to clarify and strengthen the education requirements for certification extensions for gifted education.  The Committee also discussed the need to defer until September 1, 2006, the implementation of the requirement that a teacher must hold a gifted education extension of a teaching certificate or have obtained a statement from the Department of continued eligibility based upon employment in this field in order to teach in State-funded gifted and talented programs to provide colleges with time to develop the necessary teacher education programs. 

 

Preliminary Draft Regulations on Public Accountancy [HE & PP (D) 2]

 

The Committee discussed the need for regulatory reform in the public

accountancy profession and draft regulations that would strengthen both the Regents oversight of the audit function and public protection.

 

OHE/OP 2005-2006 Priority Legislation

 

The Committee discussed the three OHE/OP Regents priority bills for this legislative session � Improving Services for Students with Disabilities at Postsecondary Institutions, Revising the Public Accountancy Statute to Reflect Contemporary Practice and Oversight, and Establishing Fees for Regents Institutional Accreditation and recommended they be forwarded to the Full Board for approval in July.

 



 

2006-2007 Budget Initiatives

 

The Committee discussed proposed budget initiatives for the Office of Higher Education and the Office of the Professions which will be included in a Full Board discussion of the Regents 2006-2007 Budget Initiatives in July.

 

 

          Mr. Chancellor and Colleagues:  Your Higher Education and Professional Practice Committee recommends, and I move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each recommendation in the written report of the Committee's deliberations at its meeting on June 20, 2005, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.

 

 


REGENTS COMMITTEE ON ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY AND CONTINUING EDUCATION-VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

 

          Your EMSC-VESID Committee held its scheduled meeting on June 20, 2005.  All members were present.

 

ACTION ITEMS

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the charter applications relating to elementary, middle, secondary and continuing education.  [BR (A) 1; EMSC-VESID (A) 5]


 


Regulations

 

       Your Committee recommends that subdivision (p) of section 100.2 of the Regulations of the Commissioner relating to the registration of schools and school/district accountability be amended, as submitted, effective July 14, 2005.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 1]

 

 

       Your Committee recommends that the Board of Regents give consent to the issuance of bonds and/or bond anticipation notes by the Board of Education of the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 to reconstruct the elementary school and to purchase furnishings, equipment and machinery for said building; and the issuance of such bonds and/or bond anticipation notes in excess of the constitutional debt limit of said school district.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 2]

 


Charter Schools

 

Revisions to Charters

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the recommendation to amend the charter of the Bronx Charter School for Children, to allow the School to maintain the current enrollment plan of adding 66 students (three sections) in kindergarten, rather than decreasing from 66 to 44 students (two sections) after year one, as outlined in the original charter document.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 3]

       Your Committee recommends approval of the recommendation to amend the charter of the Williamsburg Charter School, to allow the School to change its name to the Williamsburg Charter High School and to modify its grade configuration to exclusively serve Grades 9-12.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 3]

 

Renewal of Charter School Charter

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the recommendation to renew the charter of the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School, New York City, for a period of one year.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 4]

 

New Charter School

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the proposed charter for the Niagara Charter School, Wheatfield.  [EMSC-VESID (A) 6]

 

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the proposal to phase in the 65 graduation standard and to establish an appeals process, effective September 1,2005, and directs staff to proceed with developing the necessary amendments to the Commissioner�s Regulations to implement the revision to current policy.  [BR (A) 5]

 

       Your Committee recommends approval of the legislative priorities relating to elementary, middle, secondary and continuing education and vocational and educational services for individuals with disabilities.   [BR (D) 4]

 




 

MOTION FOR ACTION BY FULL BOARD

 

          Mr. Chancellor and Members of the Board:  Your EMSC-VESID Committee recommends, and I move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each of the recommendations set forth in the written report of the deliberations of the Committee at its meeting on June 20, 2005, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.

 

MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION

 

Proposed amendments to Part 200 of the Commissioner�s Regulations relating to IDEA reauthorization  [EMSC-VESID (D) 1]

 

          The amendments will be submitted to the Committee for approval in September.

 

Proposed amendment to Part 105 of the Commissioner�s Regulations relating to the composition of boards of education of special act school districts  [EMSC-VESID (D) 2]

 

A revision was made in the draft regulatory language on page 3A to indicate that the interview teams will be coordinated by the district superintendents.  The amendment will be submitted to the Committee for approval in September.

 

Proposed amendment to Section 175.5 of the Commissioner�s Regulations relating to the use of superintendents� conference days  [EMSC-VESID (D) 3]

 

The Committee did not reach consensus on the intent of the proposed amendment and staff will take under advisement the comments made by Committee members.  It was also suggested that the proposed amendment be submitted to the Professional Standard and Practice Board for comment.

 

Mathematics Standards Committee Recommendations  [EMSC-VESID (D) 4]

 

There was a consensus of the Committee to support the 2008-2009 implementation timeline for the three mathematics Regents examinations.  Staff will seek field comment on the recommendation and schedule approval of the policy on the July or September agenda, followed by development of the necessary amendments to Commissioner�s Regulations.  SED staff will conduct an analysis and consult with the field concerning its capacity if the Regents were to consider requiring students to take a mathematics course in each year of high school.  Staff will redistribute an item to Board members on how tests are scored and scaled.  Staff will schedule a report on a future agenda of the Committee for discussion of the Regents policy to provide component retesting in English language arts and mathematics.  The Committee engaged in discussion of what SED is doing to address the in-service and pre-service needs of teachers on the new mathematics standards.

 

Selected health conditions that impact student achievement  [EMSC-VESID (D) 5]

 

Representatives from the Department of Health participated in the discussion along with SED staff experts in school food nutrition, student health services, and facilities.  It was the sense of the committee that this was the first in a series of reports on health conditions that impact student achievement and future reports should be scheduled on the Committee�s agenda.  Topics to consider for the future include vision and hearing screening, mental health, type 2 diabetes, and physical education.  It was also suggested that the Regents discuss physical education with statewide athletic organizations.  Staff will also explore the feasibility of doing an analysis of health issues of students that score at Level 1 on the grade 4 assessments.  The Committee also discussed the need to determine what could be done to get a different outcome over time, suggested we need to determine best practices in addressing these health conditions, and identified the need to further discuss development of Regents policy in these areas.

 

Violent and disruptive incident reporting and criteria for identification of persistently dangerous schools  [EMSC-VESID (D) 6]

 

The Committee was briefed on the criteria to be used to identify persistently dangerous schools in 2005 and on a School Violence Index to be used starting in 2006.  A report on the Supportive Learning Environment Index has been scheduled on the March 2006 meeting agenda of the Committee.

 

2006-07 budget development process relating to EMSC and VESID  [BR (D) 1]

 

 


REGENTS COMMITTEE ON QUALITY

 

Regent Saul B. Cohen, Chair of the Committee on Quality, presented on behalf of the Committee the following written report.

 

Your Committee on Quality held its scheduled meeting on June 20, 2005.  Chancellor Bennett, Vice Chancellor Sanford, and Regents Cort�s-V�zquez and Bowman were present.  Regents Bellamy, Bottar, Brademas, Chapey, Gardner, Phillips, and Tisch also attended.  Commissioner Mills was present. 

 



 

 

Your Committee discussed the two options for the format of the monthly Regents meetings that was developed based on the results of the survey conducted by the Committee Chair.  Both options provide for more time for full Board and committees, while also providing time for meetings with constituents.  Option A has the HE and EMSC/VESID committees meeting concurrently.  Option B would have these two committees meeting at different times.

 

Your Committee unanimously recommends Option B, as outlined in the Committee item QU (A) 1, to the full Board for approval with one modification.  Meetings of the Quality, Audits, and State Aid Committees should be rescheduled � using the lunch break as needed  � so that these three committees do not always run concurrently with each other.  The amended two-day schedule is shown below.

 


 

9:30 am � 12:00 pm          Full Board

                                        (This session will include the Commissioner�s Report �

framing the meeting.)

 

12:00pm � 1:00 pm           Lunch Break

                                        Legislative Advocacy

 

1:00 pm � 4:00 pm            Higher Education

                                                                     

4:00 pm � 5:30 pm            Committee Meetings

OP/PPC Public/Executive Session and Cultural Education

                                        (CE extended to 6:00 p.m. when needed)

 

5:30 pm � 7:00 pm            Meetings with Constituents on Selected Topics

 



 


 

8:00 am � 9:30 am            Quality

 

9:30 am � 12:30 pm          EMSC/VESID

 

12:30 pm � 1:30 pm          Committee Meetings

                                        Audits and State Aid *

 

                                        Lunch Break/Press Conference as needed

 

1:30 pm � 3:15 pm            Full Board

                                        (Includes 30-60 minutes for Q & A with committee co-chairs

and staff)

 

*When State Aid requires more time, it will meet over dinner during the first evening  

  from 7 to 9 pm.

 

 

 REGENTS COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL EDUCATION

 

          Regent James Dawson, Chair of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report:

 

          Your Committee on Cultural Education had its scheduled meeting on June 21, 2005 in Room 146 of the State Education Building.  Regents Dawson, Tilles, Brademas, Cortes-Vazquez, Bellamy, Tallon, Bowman, Phillips, Cohen, Gardner and Chapey were in attendance.

 

          Mrs. Huxley introduced Liz Hood as new Director of the Educational TV/Public Broadcasting office.  Regent Tilles suggested Regents take strong position in advocating for restoration of Federal funding for public television.  Motion made by Regent Brademas and unanimously agreed by members.  Liz Hood will prepare a resolution to this effect.  Regent Bowman said the Technology and Practice Committee of the Regents Quality Committee also in support of this issue.

 

 

Your Committee reviewed the summary recommendations with respect to charter applications.  Items listed under Cultural Education were recommended for approval.  

 



 

 

Cultural Education Major Issues for 2005/2006 were reviewed and strategies discussed.  These major issues were:

 

      


New Century Libraries

       Rediscovering New York History and Culture

       Transforming the State Museum

       Research and Stewardship Facility

       Closing the Performance Gap

 

The draft budget for 2006/2007 was reviewed and your Committee recommends its adoption in September.

 

In the 2006 Regents Priority Legislation discussion piece prepared by the Legislative Coordinator, New Century Libraries was listed under items to be eliminated.  Your CE Committee recommends an amendment to the Regents Priority Legislation in line with the budget request.  New Century Libraries should not be listed as eliminated, but funding beyond NOVEL and construction will be sought in future years.

 



 

APPENDIX I

NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF REGENTS

CHARTER ACTIONS

 

 


PULASKI HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

  An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of the Pulaski Historical Society, for an amendment of its charter, it was

         

Voted

, that the provisional charter of the Pulaski Historical Society located in Pulaski, county of Oswego, state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on January 20, 1981; which provisional charter was extended by Regents action on July 23, 1985 and July 24, 1987; which provisional charter was amended and made absolute by Regents action on February 21, 1991 be, and the same hereby is, amended to add the following language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code �501(c)(3):

The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

 

            Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

 

            No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

 

Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

 

CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

         

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Dena S. Lowe, Mary Anne McAvoy, Christina Imhof, Robert Headwell, Marjory Ridler, Thomas Ross, Cynthia Gottry, Alexander Bass, Adriano Manocchia and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Cambridge Historical Society and Museum, located in Cambridge, county of Washington and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are:


a

.         To promote history and original historical research;


b

.         To disseminate and encourage a greater knowledge of the history of the State of New York and particularly the Village of Cambridge and the surrounding area in the County of Washington, State of New York;


c

.         To gather, collect own, hold, preserve, display and make available for study appropriate historical artifacts, books, manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other records and materials, and to maintain a museum where these articles of historical interest may be assembled and exhibited to the general public;

d.              
To encourage the suitable marking place of historic interest;

e.               
To acquire by purchase, gift, devise, or otherwise the title to or the custody and the control of historic sites and structures, and preserve and maintain such sites and structures;

f.                
To bring together those people interested in history, encourage public interest in history, sponsor historical meetings, programs and events, sponsor exhibits, and issue publications in any format.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Dena S. Lowe

                                                2673 Route 22

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Mary Anne McAvoy

                                                P.O. Box 41

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

                                               

                                                Christina Imhof

                                                14 South Park Street

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Robert Headwell

                                                96 Dunbar Road

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Marjory Ridler

                                                3 South Park Street

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Thomas Ross

                                                Center Cambridge Road

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Cynthia Gottry

                                                39 East Main Street

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

 

                                                Alexander Bass

                                                169 Stump Church Road

                                                Greenwich, New York 12834

 

                                                Adriano Manocchia

                                                87 White Creek-Shunpike Road

                                                Cambridge, New York 12816

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 12 Broad Street, P.O. Box 123, Cambridge, New York 12816.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

FORT ANN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Arlene M. Bolster, Carolyn K. Ouderkirk, Patricia J. Cantanucci, Craig R. Carpenter, Bernice T. Cook, Joan L. Degener, Gary L. Allen, Susan B. Allen, Donald J. Baker, Dale L. Grinnell, Patrick J. Kelly and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Fort Ann Historical Society, located in Fort Ann, county of Washington and state of New York.

2.         The purpose for which such corporation is formed is:

            To publish a book to promote interest in the history of the Town of Fort Ann.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Arlene M. Bolster

                                                P.O. Box 209

                                                12 Mountain View Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827



                                        Carolyn K. Ouderkirk

                                                360 Clay Hill Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

                                               

                                                Patricia J. Cantanucci

                                                1145 Copeland Pond Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Craig R. Carpenter

                                                P.O. Box 214

                                                131 Taylor Woods Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Bernice T. Cook

                                                P.O. Box 238

                                                20 Ann Street

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Joan L. Degener

                                                34 Deer Pond Way

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Gary L. Allen

                                                P.O. Box 303

                                                80 Nicholson Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Susan B. Allen

                                                P.O. Box 303

                                                80 Nicholson Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Donald J. Baker

                                                21 Arlington Street

                                                Glens Falls, New York 12801

 

                                                Dale L. Grinnell

                                                5690 State Route 4

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                Patrick J. Kelly

                                                42 Nicholson Road

                                                Fort Ann, New York 12827

 

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at P.O. Box 494, Fort Ann, New York 12827.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.



 

FORT HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Virginia A. Buechele, Judy A. Wolfe, Rosemarie Williams, Ann M. Shershin, Tracy Wolf, Cindy Wolf, Allison R. Rossi, Richard Keller-Coffey, Mary E. Tokarz and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Fort Homestead Association, located in Poughkeepsie, county of Dutchess and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are:


a

.         To acquire by purchase, gift, devise, or otherwise the title to or the custody and control of the Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York Historical Landmark known as the Fort Homestead, 2228 South Road, Poughkeepsie, New York;


b

.         To apply for and diligently pursue the Fort Homestead�s placement on the State and National Historic Registers of Historic Places;


c

.         To preserve, rehabilitate, restore, reconstruct, maintain and open to the Public, the Fort Homestead as a living local history education center in the Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York;


d

          To disseminate and encourage a greater knowledge of the history of the State of New York and the County of Dutchess particularly the Town of Poughkeepsie and it�s environs;


e

          To accomplish the above through seeking grants, fund raising, stewardship and advocacy.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Virginia A. Buechele

                                                P.O. Box 243

                                                Pleasant Valley, New York 12569

                       

                        Judy A. Wolf

                                                2002 New Hackensack Road

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

                                               

                                                Rosemarie Williams

                                                6 Timberline Drive

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

 

                                                Ann M. Shershin

                                                15 Whitehall Road

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

 

                                        Tracy Wolf

                                                2002 New Hackensack Road

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

 

                                                Cindy Wolf

                                                2002 New Hackensack Road

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

 

                                                Allison R. Rossi

                                                43 Green Street

                                                Poughquag, New York 12570

 

                                                Richard Keller-Coffey

                                                11 Manor Way

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

 

                                                Mary E. Tokarz

                                                20 Winnie Lane

                                                Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 2228 South Road, Poughkeespie, New York 12603 � mailing address c/o Rosemarie Williams, 6 Timberline Drive, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

INDIA HOUSE FOUNDATION

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating             Niels W. Johnsen, Gerard Fernandez, Jr., Marshall P. Keating, John E. Herzog, Margaret D. Stocker and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of India House Foundation, located in the city, county, and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are to assist in the preservation and revitalization of lower Manhattan, New York by celebrating and fostering its historical maritime, mercantile, financial and architectural significance through:


a

.         Initiate and participate in projects to inform and educate the public about the heritage of lower Manhattan, and the domestic and international commerce and the maritime history of the United States and its trading partners;


b

.         Initiate and participate in projects to preserve and promote the heritage of lower Manhattan;


c

.         To collect, archive, restore, preserve, promote and study maritime, mercantile, financial and architectural art, artifacts, and archives, and make such materials available to the public and scholars.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.



 

4.
         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Niels W. Johnsen

                                                International Shipholding Corporation

                                                One Whitehall Street, 20th Floor

                                                New York, New York 10004

 

                                                Gerard Fernandez, Jr.

                        Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

                                                67 Wall Street

                                                New York, New York 10005

                                               

                                                Marshall P. Keating

                                                DeOrchis & Partners LLP

                                                61 Broadway, Suite 2600

                                                New York, New York 10006

 

                                                John E. Herzog

                                                R.M. Smythe & Company Inc.

                                                2 Rector Street, 12th Floor

                                                New York, New York 10006

 

                                                Margaret D. Stocker

                                                3 West 87th Street, Apt 3A

                                                New York, New York 10024

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at c/o Brauner Baron Rosenzweig & Kelin, LLP, 61 Broadway, 18th Floor, New York, New York 10006.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

MADRID HISTORICAL SOCIETY

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Sara Schulz, Mary Day, Kerrie Cooper, Carrie Rutherford, Tom Rutherford and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Madrid Historical Society, located in Madrid, county of St. Lawrence and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are:


a

.         To establish and maintain a history museum relating to preserving and promoting the historical heritage of Madrid and its citizens


b

.         To collect, own, hold, maintain, preserve, and make available appropriate historical objects and artifacts;


c

.         To arrange, create, maintain and promote appropriate historical exhibits and displays;

d.              
To establish and maintain an historical research library and archives;

e.               
To promote and support historical research and scholarships, issue publication in any format, and organize historical and cultural activities, programs and events for the public.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Sara Schulz

                                                412 County Route 31

                                                Madrid, New York 13660

 

                                       
Mary Day

                                                1065 County Route 30

                                                Madrid, New York 13660

                                               

                                                Kerrie Cooper

                                                183 Smith Corners Road

                                                Madrid, New York 13660

 

                                                Carrie Rutherford

                                                684 County Route 30

                                                Lisbon, New York 13658

 

                                                Tom Rutherford

                                                684 County Route 30

                                                Lisbon, New York 13658

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at P.O. Box 233, Madrid, New York 13660.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

NASSAU COUNTY FIREFIGHTER MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Paul Annunziato, Richard M. Bivone, Kyle Brengel, Angelo Catalano, Chris Coschignano, Craig deBaun, Steven J. Eisman, Joseph F. Frank, David W. McAndrews, Edward J. Smits and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center, located in Garden City, county of Nassau and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are:


a

.         To operate and manage the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center providing public programs and exhibits on the evolution of the volunteer fire service in Nassau County and educational programs to increase public knowledge and understanding of household and personal safety;


b

.         To hold, own, maintain, and exhibit collections of artifacts, books, equipment, and other materials relating to the history of the volunteer fire service in Nassau County;


c

.         To cooperate and enter into mutual programs with the County of Nassau and related volunteer fire organizations and departments to enhance and support such museum services.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Paul Annunziato

                                                320 Foxwood Lane

                                                Mill Neck, New York 11765

 

                                                Richard M. Bivone

                                                308 East Meadow Avenue

                                                East Meadow, New York 11554

                                               

                                                Kyle Brengel

                                                2645 Ramona Street

                                                East Meadow, New York 11554

 

                                                Angelo Catalano

                                                573 Kingston Avenue

                                                East Meadow, New York 11554

 

                                                Chris Coschignano

                                                116 Jackson Avenue

                                                Syosset, New York 11791

 

                                                Craig deBuan

                                                P.O. Box 68

                                                Oceanside, New York 11572

 

                                                Steven J. Eisman

                                                1111 Marcus Avenue

                                                Lake Success, New York 11042

 

                                                Joseph F. Frank

                                                5550 Merrick Road

                                                Massapequa, New York 11758

 

                                                David W. McAndrews

                                                141 Jackson Street

                                                Hempstead, New York 11550

 

                                                Edward J. Smits

                                                14 Wavy Lane

                                                Wantagh, New York 11793

                                                           

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at One Davis Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

THE PHELPS MANSION MUSEUM

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Carol Doherty, Lu Sezenias, Jean Griffith, MaryLousie Casella, Barbara Hickling, Virginia Ulsh, Sharon Alpaugh, Eleanor Fotouhi, Nancy Granger, Betty Forman, Gloria Botnick, Sidney Griffith, Pamela Kelley, Doris Getty, Martha Carpenter, Doris Gerard, Margaret Vail, Eve-Marie Swan, Theodore Mulford, Melba Dickinson, Toby Manker, Ruth Tracy, Ruth Anderson, Mary Lou Robinson and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of The Phelps Mansion Museum, located in Binghamton, county of Broome and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.


a

.         To own, maintain, preserve, and operate The Phelps Mansion Museum, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, together with the maintenance, preservation, exhibit, and display of all of the objects and works of art located therein, insofar as possible in accordance with the terms of a certain trust agreement dated July 30, 1985, which established The Monday Afternoon Club Endowment Fund, and the terms of a first amendment to the trust agreement, dated March 22, 1993, which changed the name of the trust to The Phelps Mansion Foundation, with said trust being established  exclusively for charitable and educational purposes;


b

.         To encourage the discovery, preservation and dissemination of historical information and knowledge about the traditions of the Binghamton area using The Phelps Mansion as the focal point.  The corporation shall encourage public interest in the past through opening The Phelps Mansion for regular public tours and visitation, making The Phelps Mansion available to the public for special events and functions, and using The Phelps Mansion for public presentations, displays, lectures and discussions with an emphasis on local and regional history, education, literature, music and art;


c

.         To continue the restoration and preservation of The Phelps Mansion;

d.              
To purchase, acquire, take by gift, grant, devise, bequest or otherwise, real, personal and mixed property of every kind or description and to hold, use, mortgage, pledge, sell, lease, assign, give, exchange or otherwise dispose of the same at any time for charitable and educational purposes.

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Carol Doherty

                                                24 Beethoven Street 

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Lu Sezenias

                                                1514 Robinson Hill Road

                                                Endwell, New York 13760

                                               

                                                Jean Griffith

                                                126 Clifton Blvd

                                                Binghamton, New York 13903

 

                                                MaryLouise Casella

                                                905 Southern Pines Drive

                                                Endwell, New York 13760

 

                                                Barbara Hickling

                                                3 Ellen Street

                                                Binghamton, New York 13901

 

                                                Virginia Ulsh

                                                2801 University Circle

                                                Endicott, New York 13760

 

                                                Sharon Alpaugh

                                                883 New York Route 369

                                                Chenango Forks, New York 13746

 

                                                Eleanor Fotouhi

                                                130 Riverside Drive

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Nancy Granger

                                                54 Crary Avenue

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Betty Forman

                                                3616 Alameda Lane

                                                Endwell, New York 13760

 

                                                Gloria Botnick

                                                2097 West Hamton Road

                                                Binghamtom, New York 13903

 

                                                Sidney Griffith

                                                126 Clifton Blvd.

                                                Binghamton, New York 13903

 

                                                Pamela Kelley

                                                13 Bystrak Drive

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Doris Getty

                                                66 Highland Drive

                                                Apalachin, New York 13732

 

                                                Martha Carpenter

                                                908 Lehigh Avenue

                                                Vestal, New York 13850

 

                                        Doris Gerard

                                                3710 Highview Drive

                                                Endwell, New York 13760

 

                                                Margaret Vail

                                                185 Leroy Street

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Eve-Marie Swan

                                                11 Garden Avenue

                                                Binghamton, New York 13904

 

                                                Theodore Mulford

                                                90 Grand Blvd.

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Melba Dickinson

                                                4 Oak Street

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Toby Manker

                                                80 Highland Avenue

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Ruth Tracy

                                                73 Grand Blvd.

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Ruth Anderson

                                                34 Lathrop Avenue

                                                Binghamton, New York 13905

 

                                                Mary Lou Robinson

                                                3628 James Street

                                                Endwell, New York 13760

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 191 Court Street, Binghamton, New York.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

TOTTENVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of five years is granted incorporating Linda Cutler Hauck, Tina Kaasmann-Dunn, Diane Schaming, Helen Cutler, John Gelles, Carol Per Lee Plumb their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Tottenville Historical Society, located in Staten Island, county of Richmond and state of New York.

2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed are to collect, preserve and document the history and culture of the former village of Tottenville, County of Richmond, Staten Island, New York through the collection and preservation of artifacts, photographs and memorabilia and to share this information with the general public through its website, newsletters, educational programs and exhibits. These artifacts include, but are not limited to, photographs, journals, diaries, articles and other records;

            3.         The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

Linda Culter Huack

                                                212 Johnson Avenue

                                                Staten Island, New York 10307

                       

                        Tina Kaasmann-Dunn

                                                24 Brighton Street

                                                Staten Island, New York 10307

                                               

                                                Helen Cutler

                                                84 Bentley Street

                                                Staten Island, New York 10307

 

                                                John Gelles

                                                4724 Arthur Kill Road

                                                Staten Island, New York 10309

 

                                                Carol Per Lee Plumb

                                                6836 Amboy Road

                                                Staten Island, New York 10309

 

                                                Diane Schaming

                                                62 Main Street

                                                Staten Island, New York 10307

                                                                       

5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at P.O. Box 70185, Staten Island, New York 10307.

10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within five years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said five-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of five years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM and CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.

            The Cambridge Historical Society and Museum, located in Cambridge, county of Washington, state of New York, has petitioned the Board of Regents for the issuance of a provisional charter.

            The Cambridge Historical Society, Inc., located in Mount Vernon, county of Westchester, state of New York, was incorporated pursuant to the provisions of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (NPCL)  on August 17, 1929.

            The boards of trustees of the Cambridge Historical Society and Museum and Cambridge Historical Society, Inc., have petitioned the Board of Regents, pursuant to Education Law �223, for an order consolidating the said corporations under one name, to wit, Cambridge Historical Society and Museum, in accordance with an agreement of consolidation annexed to the petition, with power to carry on and conduct the educational activities heretofore carried on and conducted by said petitioners, and it was

           

Voted

, that

            1.         Pursuant to the authority contained in Education Law �223, the Cambridge Historical Society and Museum and Cambridge Historical Society, Inc., be and hereby are consolidated under the name Cambridge Historical Society and Museum.

            2.         The principal office of the consolidated corporation shall be located at 12 Broad Street, P.O. Box 123, Cambridge, New York 12816.

            3.         The surviving corporation will continue to administer the educational operations and purposes of the constituent corporations in the same manner as they presently exist, and the purposes of the consolidated corporation are:


a

.         To promote history and original historical research;


b

.         To disseminate and encourage a greater knowledge of the history of the State of New York and particularly the Village of Cambridge and the surrounding area in the County of Washington, State of New York;


c

.         To gather, collect own, hold, preserve, display and make available for study appropriate historical artifacts, books, manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other records and materials, and to maintain a museum where these articles of historical interest may be assembled and exhibited to the general public;

g.               
To encourage the suitable marking place of historic interest;

h.               
To acquire by purchase, gift, devise, or otherwise the title to or the custody and the control of historic sites and structures, and preserve and maintain such sites and structures;

i.                
To bring together those people interested in history, encourage public interest in history, sponsor historical meetings, programs and events, sponsor exhibits, and issue publications in any format.

            4.         The separate existence of the constituent corporations hereby ceases, and the consolidated corporation is hereby vested with all the rights, privileges, immunities, powers and authority possessed by or granted by law to each of the constituent corporations.  All assets and liabilities of the respective predecessor corporations are hereby assets and liabilities of the consolidated corporation.  All property, real, personal and mixed and all debts to each of the corporations on whatever account are hereby attached to the consolidated corporation and may be enforced against it to the same extent as if the debts, liabilities and duties had been incurred or contracted by it.

            5.         Dena S. Lowe, Mary Anne McAvoy, Christina Imhof, Robert Headwell, Marjory Ridler, Thomas Ross, Cynthia Gottry, Alexander Bass, Adriano Manocchia constitute the first board of trustees, to serve until the first annual meeting of the consolidated corporation.  The board has power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and has power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

6.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            7.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            8.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            9.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       The consolidation herein shall take effect immediately.

12.       The consolidated corporation will operate under the provisional charter hereby granted to the Cambridge Historical Society and Museum.

 

INDIA HOUSE FOUNDATION and INDIA HOUSE FOUNDATION, INC.

            The India House Foundation, located in the city, county, and state of New York, has petitioned the Board of Regents for the issuance of a provisional charter.

            The India House Foundation, Inc., located in the city, county, and state of New York, was incorporated pursuant to the provisions of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (NPCL) on December 21, 1999.

            The boards of trustees of the India House Foundation and India House Foundation, Inc., have petitioned the Board of Regents, pursuant to Education Law �223, for an order consolidating the said corporations under one name, to wit, India House Foundation, in accordance with an agreement of consolidation annexed to the petition, with power to carry on and conduct the educational activities heretofore carried on and conducted by said petitioners, and it was

           

Voted

, that

            1.         Pursuant to the authority contained in Education Law �223, the India House Foundation and India House Foundation, Inc., be and hereby are consolidated under the name India House Foundation.

            2.         The principal office of the consolidated corporation shall be located at c/o Brauner Baron Rosenzweig & Kelin, LLP, 61 Broadway, 18th Floor, New York, New York 10006.

            3.         The surviving corporation will continue to administer the educational operations and purposes of the constituent corporations in the same manner as they presently exist, and the purposes of the consolidated corporation are:


a

.         Initiate and participate on projects to inform and educate the public about the heritage of lower Manhattan, and the domestic and international commerce and the maritime history of the United States and its trading partners;


b

.         Initiate and participate in projects to preserve and promote the heritage of lower Manhattan;

            c.         To collect, archive, restore, preserve, promote and study maritime, mercantile, financial and architectural art, artifacts, and archives, and make such materials available to the public and scholars.

            4.         The separate existence of the constituent corporations hereby ceases, and the consolidated corporation is hereby vested with all the rights, privileges, immunities, powers and authority possessed by or granted by law to each of the constituent corporations.  All assets and liabilities of the respective predecessor corporations are hereby assets and liabilities of the consolidated corporation.  All property, real, personal and mixed and all debts to each of the corporations on whatever account are hereby attached to the consolidated corporation and may be enforced against it to the same extent as if the debts, liabilities and duties had been incurred or contracted by it.

            5.         Niels W. Johnsen, Gerard Fernandez, Jr., Marshall P. Keating, John E. Herzog, Margaret D. Stocker constitute the first board of trustees, to serve until the first annual meeting of the consolidated corporation.  The board has power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and has power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

6.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            7.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            8.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            9.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       The consolidation herein shall take effect immediately.

            12.       The consolidated corporation will operate under the provisional charter hereby granted to the India House Foundation.

 

FRIENDS OF GARVIES POINT MUSEUM AND PRESERVE

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A certificate of incorporation is granted incorporating Gail Carlin, Mary Eschwei, Dorothy McGarvey, Madelyn Todd, Walter Wientge and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, located in Glen Cove, county of Nassau state of New York.

2.              
The purpose for which such corporation is formed are:


a

.         To support the preservation, conservation, development and interpretation of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, owned and administered by the County of Nassau;


b

.         To help restore, preserve, interpret and maintain the Museum�s collections and exhibits;


c

.         To foster a greater public awareness of both the Museum and the Preserve by organizing activities, programs and events that will appeal to a broad spectrum of visitors;


d

.         To assist staff in developing and conducting educational and recreational programs, services and activities, for public and non-public schools, for members of the corporation and for the general public;


e

.         To help maintain and protect natural habitats, woodlands, flora and fauna within the Preserve and assist in the development of ecologically appropriate nature trails on the property;


f

.          To support conservation efforts designed to maintain the unique geological features of the Preserve;

g.     
To sponsor fund-raising activities for the benefit of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, solicit contributions, grants and donations, and to use such funds to purchase appropriate equipment, supplies and artifacts, said artifacts to be owned by the County of Nassau;

h.     
To carry on other related activities for the benefit of the local community, the residents of New York and the general public.

3.              
The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

4.              
The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:

                                    Gail Carlin

41 Woolsey Avenue

Glen Cove, New York 11542

 

Mary Eschwei

357 Carpenter Avenue

Sea Cliff, New York 11579

 

Dorothy McGarvey

19 Meadow Avenue

Rockville Centre, New York 11570

 

Madelyn Todd

114 Woolsey Avenue

Glen Cove, New York 11542

 

Walter Wientge

11 East Street

New Hyde Park, New York 11040

 

            5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            9.         The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, New York 11542.

            10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.


THE FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOOL

. An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of The Family Foundation School, for an amendment of its charter, it was

           

Voted

, that the provisional charter of The Family Foundation School located in Hancock, county of Delaware, and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on July 27, 1990, which provisional charter was extended by Regents action on July 23, 1993 and made absolute on July 19, 1996 be, and the same hereby is, amended to add authority for the corporation to also operate a grade six and to specify that �Abe Lord Road� the street name where the corporation is located, has been changed to �Chapel Hill Road� with the campus address now known as 431 Chapel Hill Road, Hancock, New York 13783.


RABBI HARRY HALPERN DAY SCHOOL

. An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of Rabbi Harry Halpern Day School, for an amendment of its charter, it was

           

Voted

, that the provisional charter of Rabbi Harry Halpern Day School located in Brooklyn, county of Kings, and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on February 27, 1959 under the corporate name �East Midwood Day School,� which provisional charter was made absolute by Regents action on April 28, 1961; which absolute charter was amended by Regents action on March 17, 1995 to add the operation of a nursery school for children three to five years of age and to change the corporate name to �Rabbi Harry Halpern Day School� and further amended on November 3, 1995 be, and the same hereby is, amended to change the corporate name to �East Midwood Hebrew Day School�.


SISTER PATRICIA ANN�S GINGERBREAD HOUSE PRESCHOOL

. An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of Sister Patricia Ann�s Gingerbread House Preschool, for an amendment of its charter, it was

           

Voted

, that the provisional charter of Sister Patricia Ann�s Gingerbread House Preschool located in Syracuse, county of Onondaga, and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on September 15, 1989 under the corporate name �Sister Patricia Ann Preschool�; which provisional charter was amended by Regents action on November 19, 1993 to change the corporate name to �Sister Patricia Ann�s Gingerbread House Preschool� and, as so amended, made absolute be, and the same hereby is, amended to change the corporate name to �The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center� and to authorize the corporation to also operate day care centers.



 

GRACE CHURCH SCHOOL

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of three years is granted incorporating Rabbi Daniel Adler, Thomas Bishop, Andrew Blane, Kim Bleimann, Susan Blum, Darcy Bradbury, William Brown, Winthrop Chamberlin, James Clark, George P. Davison, Martha Demartini, Douglas H. Evans, Dana Foote, Elizabeth J. Ford, Sarah Hines, Dorothy A. Hutcheson, Ellen Jewett, Richard Kumro, Grant F. Marani, Bernard McElhone, Mimi Oka, Peter O�Neill, Mukesh Patel, Peter Samuels, Evan Silverman, Myrle Wall, Rev. Donald Waring, Melanie Wells, F. Anthony Zunino and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Grace Church School, located in the city, county, and state of New York.

            2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed is to operate an Episcopal elementary school with a nursery school for children four years of age, a universal pre-kindergarten, a kindergarten for children five years of age, and a grade one to eight elementary school.

            3.  The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than thirty nor less than five.

            4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:                                                       Rabbi Daniel Adler

                                                28 Gramercy Park South

                                                New York, NY 10003

                                               

                                                Thomas Bishop

                                                40 Bedford Street

                                                New York, NY 10014

                                               

                                                Andrew Blane

                                                44A Morton Street

                                                New York, NY 10014

 

                                                Kim Bleimann

                                                311 Greenwich Street, #8CDE

                                                New York, NY 10013

 

                                                Susan Blum

                                                235 East 22nd Street, 10L

                                                New York, NY 10010

 

                                                Darcy Bradbury

                                                1 Irving Place, #G9E

                                                New York, NY 10003

                                              

William Brown

                                                55 East 11th Street, #6

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Winthrop Chamberlin

                                                421 Hudson Street, #808

                                                New York, NY 10014

 

                                                James Clark

                                                One Lexington Avenue, #7B

                                                New York, NY 10010

 

                                                George P. Davison

                                                86 Fourth Avenue

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Martha Demartini

                                                200 Rector Place, #22B

                                                New York, NY 10280

 

                                                Douglas H. Evans

                                                43 Fifth Avenue, #9W

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Dana Foote

                                                55 East 9th Street

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Elizabeth J. Ford

                                                144 East 38th Street

                                                New York, NY 10016

 

                                                Sarah Hines

                                                55 Hudson Street, apt 5D

                                                New York, NY 10013

 

                                                Dorothy A. Hutcheson

                                                14 East 90th Street, #10D

                                                New York, NY 10128

 

                                                Ellen Jewett

                                                257 West 11th Street

                                                New York, NY 10014

                                          

Richard Kumro

                                                2 Charlton Street, #8E

                                                New York, NY 10014

 

                                                Grant F. Marani

                                                343 East 30th Street, #3C

                                                New York, NY 10016

 

                                                Bernard McElhone

                                                100 West Houston Street

                                                New York, NY 10012

 

                                                Mimi Oka

                                                360 West 36th Street, 9th Floor

                                                New York, NY 10018

 

                                                Peter O�Neill

                                                1049 Fifth Avenue, #15A

                                                New York, NY 10028

 

                                                Mukesh Patel

                                                10 Broadview Road

                                                Westport, CT 06880

 

                                                Peter Samuels

                                                14 West 17th Street, #8S

                                                New York, NY 10011

 

                                                Evan Silverman

                                                4418 W. Lake Harriet Parway, #203

                                                Minneapolis, MN 55410

 

                                                Myrle Wall

                                                39 East 10th Street, #2W

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Rev. Donald Waring

                                                802 Broadway

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Melanie Wells

                                                235 East 22nd Street, #5-0

                                                New York, NY 10010

 

                                              F. AnthonyZunino

                                                311 West 43rd Street

                                                New York, NY 10036

 

            5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

9.          The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 86 Fourth Avenue, New York, New York 10003.

10.        The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within three years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said three-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of three years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 

MOUNTAIN LAKE ACADEMY

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of three years is granted incorporating  Thomas Gillung, Robert R. McMillan, Jeffrey A. Dryfoos, Andrew Schenkel, Matthew J. Merritt, Jr., and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Mountain Lake Academy, located in Lake Placid, county of Essex, and state of New York.

            2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed is:

a) To establish, operate and maintain a secondary non-sectarian institute of learning for students between the ages of eleven and twenty-one years old who are with or without disabilities to be located at Lake Placid, New York, for the instruction of children of both genders in the various branches of science, literature and philosophy and the liberal, useful and fine arts;

b) To grant suitable certificates to students attending, or who shall have attended such school, in accordance with the laws of State of New York;

c) To grant, accept, maintain and perpetuate scholarships and scholarship funds for students attending or who have attended such school;

d) To purchase, lease and otherwise acquire, hold and control, mortgage, convey, sell and otherwise dispose of all kinds of property both real and personal such as may be necessary for the proper equipment and maintenance of such school, or to promote the objects and purposes for which it is organized;

e) To incur debts, to raise, borrow and secure the payment of money in lawful manner, whether secured by mortgage, pledge, deed of trust or otherwise;

f) To make contracts of any kind and nature with any person, firm, corporation or enterprise and to enter into any transaction helpful to the achievement of the purposes for which this corporation is organized, e.g., and without limitation, to buy and sell books, stationary, supplies and all other things necessary or helpful in the instruction for education of secondary school-aged children; serve meals, provide lodging and enter into contracts with persons or firms providing transportation for pupils.

            3.  The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

            4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:                                                                  

                                                Thomas Gillung, Ph.D

                                                93 Burbank Road

                                                Ellington, CT 06029

                                               

                                                Robert R. McMillan, Esq.

                                                51 Caleb�s Way

                                                Greenport, New York 11944

                                                Jeffrey A. Dryfoos

                                                242 East 19th Street, Apt 5-E

                                                New York, New York 10003 

                                               

                                                Andrew Schenkel, DDS

                                                205 Third Avenue, Apt 17-A

                                                New York, NY 10003

 

                                                Matthew J. Merritt. Jr.

                                                P.O. Box 122

                                                West Stockbridge, MA 01266

                                   

            5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Brayson Foundation, LTD, a New York not-for-profit corporation exempt under section 509a of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

9.          The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 50 Riverside Drive, Lake Placid, New York 12946.

10.        The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within three years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said three-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of three years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 


THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE PRESCHOOL AND CHILD CARE CENTER AND DORN DAY CARE CENTER, INC. 

The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center, located in Syracuse, county of Onondaga and state of New York, was incorporated by the Board of Regents under a provisional charter under the corporate name �Sister Patricia Ann Preschool� on September 15, 1989; which provisional charter was amended by Regents action on November 19, 1993 to change the corporate name to �Sister Patricia Ann�s Gingerbread House Preschool� and, as so amended, made absolute; which absolute charter was amended by Regents action June 21, 2005 to change the corporate name to �The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center� and to authorize the corporation to also operate  day care centers.

            Dorn Day Care Center, Inc., located in Syracuse, county of Onondaga and state of New York, was incorporated pursuant to �402 of the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law (NPCL) on January 15, 1986.

            The boards of trustees of The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center and Dorn Day Care Center, Inc., have petitioned the Board of Regents, pursuant to Education Law �223, for an order consolidating the said corporations under one name, to wit, The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center, in accordance with an agreement of consolidation annexed to the petition, with power to carry on and conduct the educational activities heretofore carried on and conducted by said petitioners, and it was

           

Voted

, that

            1.         Pursuant to the authority contained in Education Law �223, The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center and Dorn Day Care Center, Inc., be, and hereby are, consolidated under the name The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center.

            2.         The principal office of the consolidated corporation shall be located at 2500 Grant Boulevard, Syracuse, New York 13208.

3.         The surviving corporation will continue to administer the educational operations and purposes of the constituent corporations in the same manner as they presently exist, and the purposes of the consolidated corporation are to establish, operate and manage:


a

.         A preschool program for children three to six years of age; and


b

.         Day care centers for children six weeks to six years of age within the State of New York, initially within Onondaga County, provided however, before each such facility shall be established and opened, the prior written approval of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services will be obtained.

4.         The separate existence of the constituent corporations hereby ceases, and the consolidated corporation is hereby vested with all the rights, privileges, immunities, powers and authority possessed by or granted by law to each of the constituent corporations.  All assets and liabilities of the respective predecessor corporations are hereby assets and liabilities of the consolidated corporation.  All property, real, personal and mixed and all debts to each of the corporations on whatever account are hereby attached to the consolidated corporation and may be enforced against it to the same extent as if the debts, liabilities and duties had been incurred or contracted by it.

5.         Patricia M. Bordonaro, Melissa J. Braun, Donna Carini, David Cole, Sr. Grace Anne Dillenschneider, Sr. Patricia Larkin, David Losito, Colleen Meehan, Patrick O�Connor, Laura A. Papageorge, Marianne Murphy Sullivan, Sr. Colette Walter and Jackie Watson shall constitute the first board of trustees, to serve until the first annual meeting of the consolidated corporation.  The board has power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and has power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than fifteen nor less than five.

6.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

7.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            8.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            9.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

            10.       The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.        The consolidation herein shall take effect immediately.

12.       The consolidated corporation will operate under the absolute charter granted to The Gingerbread House Preschool and Child Care Center.

 


THE GRACEFUL GUARDIAN OF THE CHILD MONTESSORI SCHOOL. 

An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of The Graceful Guardian of the Child Montessori School, for its charter to be dissolved and for approval to store the school�s student records with the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District and it appearing from the petition that all taxes payable by the corporation have been paid, it was

           

Voted

, that the provisional charter of The Graceful Guardian of the Child Montessori  School, located in Monroe, county of Orange, state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on April 24, 2001 under the corporate name �The Grace Guardian of the Child� to operate a Christian Montessori preschool for children 2.9 to five years of age, a kindergarten and a grade one elementary school; which provisional charter was amended by Regents action on February 23, 2004 to change the corporate name to �The Graceful Guardian of Child Montessori School� and to add authority to operate a grade two be, and the same hereby is, dissolved, and that notice to such effect be given to the board of trustees of the corporation, and that the  storage of the school�s student records with the Monroe-Woodbury  Central School District be, and the same hereby is, approved.

 


THE BARUCH COLLEGE FUND.

  An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of The Baruch College Fund, for an amendment of its charter, it was

           

Voted

, that the absolute charter of The Baruch College Fund located in the city, county, and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on February 28, 1969; which absolute charter was amended by Regents action on May 20, 1994 be, and the same hereby is, amended to revise Article 2(f) of the absolute charter to read in its entirety as follows: 

The Corporation shall not engage in any activity as requires the approval of any State Board, Department, Commission, or public officer, or of any society, association or other organization, or of any officer or officers thereof, unless and until such approval is obtained.

 


NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY.

  An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of New School University, for an amendment of its charter, it was

           

Voted

, that the provisional charter of New School University, located in the city, county, and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on June 22, 1934 under the corporate name �New School for Social Research�; which provisional charter was made absolute by Regents action on January 17, 1941;  such charter having been amended on various occasions, the last amendment having been granted on June 17, 2003, and the corporation was consolidated by Regents action on June 22, 1984 with the Parsons School of Design, an education corporation, and consolidated by Regents action on September 24, 1993 with the Mannes College of Music, an education corporation be, and the same hereby is, amended to change the corporate name to �The New School� and to amend the names of the two academic divisions of the corporation from �Parsons School of Design� to �Parsons The New School for Design� and �Mannes College of Music� to �Mannes College The New School for Music.�

 

REACH FOR THE STARS LEARNING CENTER

           

Voted

, that

            1.         A provisional charter valid for a term of three years is granted incorporating Alan Levy, Nancy R. Levy, Barbara Matalon, Robert Matalon, Jesse Sutton, Carey Sutton and their associates and successors as an education corporation under the corporate name of Reach for the Stars Learning Center located in the city, county, and state of New York.

            2.         The purposes for which such corporation is formed is to operate a center-based school for the education of children with autistic spectrum disorder from three to twenty-one years of age.

            3.  The persons named as incorporators shall constitute the first board of trustees.  The board shall have power to adopt bylaws, including therein provisions fixing the method of election and the term of office of trustees, and shall have power by vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board of trustees to change the number of trustees to be not more than twenty-five nor less than five.

            4.         The names and post office addresses of the first trustees are as follows:                                                                  

                                                Alan Levy

                                                2037 Homecrest Avenue

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11229

                                               

                                                Nancy R. Levy

                                                2037 Homecrest Avenue

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11229

                                               

                                                Barbara Matalon

                                                1075 East 7th Street 

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11230

 

                                                Robert Matalon, M.D.

                                                1075 East 7th Street

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11230

 

                                                Jesse Sutton

                                                1989 East 2nd Street

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11223

 

                                                Carey Sutton

                                                1566 East 9th Street

                                                Brooklyn, NY 11230              

                                                                       

            5.         The corporation hereby created shall be a nonstock corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), and no part of the net earnings or net income shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation), and no member, trustee, director or officer of the corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the corporate assets upon dissolution of the corporation.

            6.         Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code).

            7.         No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be devoted to carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except to the extent authorized by Internal Revenue Code section 501(h) as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code, during any fiscal year or years in which the corporation has chosen to utilize the benefits authorized by the statutory provision) and the corporation shall not participate in or intervene (including the publishing or distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

            8.         Upon dissolution of the corporation, the board of trustees shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of the remaining assets of the corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax code), or shall distribute the same to the Federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the judicial district where the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, organized and operated exclusively for such purposes, as said Court shall determine.

9.          The principal office of the corporation shall be located at 3340 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, New York 11234-2636.

10.        The Commissioner of Education is designated as the representative of the corporation upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served.

            11.       Such provisional charter will be made absolute if, within three years after the date when this charter is granted, the corporation shall acquire resources and equipment which are available for its use and support and which are sufficient and suitable for its chartered purposes in the judgment of the Regents of the University, and shall be maintaining an institution of educational usefulness and character satisfactory to the Regents.  Prior to the expiration of said three-year period, an application for the extension of such provisional charter or for an absolute charter will be entertained by the Regents, but in the event that such application is not made, then at the expiration of said term of three years, and upon notice by the Regents, such provisional charter shall terminate and become void and shall be surrendered to the Regents.

 



 

APPENDIX II

REGENTS ACTIONS IN 67 PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE CASES

 

June 20-21, 2005

 

          The Board of Regents announced disciplinary actions resulting in the revocation of 5 licenses, surrender of 3 licenses and 1 certificate, and 58 other disciplinary actions.  The penalty indicated for each case relates solely to the misconduct set forth in that particular case.

 

 


Dentistry

 

         Alvin Bernard Olesh; Dentist; 2625 Mill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234; Lic. No. 030209; Cal. Nos. 21238, 21435; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

 

          Andrea Lois Cymrot-Cohen; Dental Hygienist; 349 County Route 56, Wurtsboro, NY 12790; Lic. No. 011374; Cal. No. 22243; Application to surrender license granted.  Summary:Licensee did not contest the charge of submitting a reregistration application in which she stated that she had completed required continuing education, when, in fact, she had not.

 


Nursing

 

         B. Lee Wilson; Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 256227; Cal. No. 21446; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

 

          Susan Christine Winkley; Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner; 2807 Lewiston Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14305; Lic. No. 290319; Cert. No. 332944; Cal. Nos. 22226, 22227; Application to surrender license and certificate granted. Summary:Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted under Federal law of Acquiring a Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation.

 


Pharmacy

 

         Sanjay I. Patel; 63 Heatherdell Road, Ardsley, NY 10502; Lic. No. 041259; Cal. No. 21518; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

 


Physical Therapy

 

         Richard Joseph Cowan; Physical Therapist; One Linwood Place, Massapequa Park, NY 11762-1912; Lic. No. 011197; Cal. No. 20704; Found guilty of professional misconduct;Penalty: Revocation.

 


Podiatry

 

         Robert Jay Goldstein; Lic. No. 004836; Cal. No. 21895; Found guilty of professional misconduct;Penalty: Revocation.

 

          Alan S. Katz; 1 Yorkshire Court, Nanuet, NY 10954; Lic. No. 004106; Cal. No. 22047; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted under Federal law of Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud and Health Care Fraud and to make false statements relating to health care matters; and of Health Care Fraud.

 


II. OTHER REGENTS DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

 

 

          Jose Francisco Taveras; 1156 Namdac Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706; Lic. No. 021742; Cal. No. 21741; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

 

         JFT Architect International, P.C.; 1156 Namdac Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706; Cal. No. 21793; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

 

         Anthony Cucich; 27-03 167th Street, Flushing, NY 11358�1125; Lic. No. 013469; Cal. No. 21982; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Partial actual suspension in certain area until successful completion of coursework in that certain area, 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $5,000 fine.

 

 

          Donald Halverson; 918 Cypress Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385; Lic. No. 008733; Cal. No. 21893; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $2,500 fine.

 

 

          Michael Klein; P.O. Box 625 - 10 Route 17, Tuxedo, NY 10987; Lic. No. 029030; Cal. No. 21577; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 57 months stayed suspension, 5 years probation, $7,000 fine.

 

         John F. McPartlin; 1 Bay Club, Bayside, NY 11360-2914; Lic. No. 035160; Cal. No. 21664; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

 

         Harry Raff; 102 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014; Lic. No. 042735; Cal. No. 22134; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $10,000 fine.

 

         Rony Elyahouzadeh; 444 Morris Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208; Lic. No. 047375; Cal. No. 22181; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 30 months stayed suspension, 3 years probation, $1,000 fine.

 

 

          Patrick Thomas O�Connell; Professional Engineer; 10 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-4338; 347 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016; Lic. No. 055159; Cal. No. 21987; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $2,000 fine.

 

 

          Christopher Dansby Fisher; 235 West 102nd Street, New York, NY 10025; Lic. No. 007983; Cal. No. 21271; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension with leave to apply for early termination � upon return to practice, 2 years probation.

 

 

          James Michael Kohan; P.O. Box 306, Wind Gap, PA 18901; P.O. Box 47, Woodgate, NY 13494-0047; 2317 Sunset Avenue, New Hartford, NY 14313; Lic. No. 143986; Cal. No. 22173; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Indefinite suspension until certain conditions are met as set forth in Regents Review Committee report.

 

 

          Theresa Geraci; Licensed Practical Nurse; 7 Hellman Court, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590; Lic. No. 263737; Cal. No. 20907; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 5 years suspension, execution of last 3 years of suspension stayed, probation 5 years.

 

         Jeannette Laguerre; Registered Professional Nurse; 1270 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029-3427; Lic. No. 309367; Cal. No. 21517; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years actual suspension, with leave to apply for early termination after 3 months � upon service or early termination of actual suspension, 2 years probation.

 

         Susan R. Tinio; Registered Professional Nurse; 24 Rochelle Parkway, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663; Lic. No. 361873; Cal. No. 21649; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation as set forth in consent order application, $1,000 fine.

 

         Andrew Jason White; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 20 Tanbark Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901; Lic. Nos. 256516, 510017; Cal. Nos. 21662, 21663; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Suspension until terminated as set forth in Regents Review Committee report � upon termination of suspension, probation 2 years.

 

         Kathleen Mayers; Licensed Practical Nurse; 135 Claremont Avenue North, North Babylon, NY 11703; Lic. No. 255970; Cal. No. 21754; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Noreen Lingham a/k/a Noreen Ross; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 74 Kuhl Avenue, Hicksville, NY 11801-2459; Lic. Nos. 229651, 456687; Cal. Nos. 21808, 21809; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Santosh Sharma Rikhi; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 85-04 63rd Drive, Rego Park, NY 11374; Lic. Nos. 197396, 431000; Cal. Nos. 21825, 21826; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

 

         Ann Marie Kakavand a/k/a Ann Marie Rutkowski; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 1685 Hopkins Road, Getzville, NY 14068; Lic. Nos. 149666, 356193; Cal. Nos. 21843, 21844; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Barbara W. Anderson; Registered Professional Nurse; 1030 Horseshoe Drive, Cutchogue, NY 11935-1008; Lic. No. 261046; Cal. No. 21873; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation as set forth in consent order application, $250 fine.

 

         Nadine Simone Burnett; Registered Professional Nurse; 22 Morton Avenue, Freeport, NY 11561; Lic. No. 480954; Cal. No. 21972; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Partial actual suspension in certain area until successful completion of coursework in that certain area, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Charmaine Theresa Phillip; Licensed Practical Nurse; 35 Cottage Street, Troy, NY 12180; Lic. No. 260349; Cal. No. 22017; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.

 

         Elizabeth Sharon Cahill Parks; Registered Professional Nurse; 823 Dean Street, Schenectady, NY 12309; Lic. No. 183773; Cal. No. 22019; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

 

         Kelly A. Richert; Registered Professional Nurse; 341 Riverbend Road, Troy, NY 12180; Lic. No. 514859; Cal. No. 22039; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Laurel C. McKenzie a/k/a Laurel Camela McKenzie-Drayton; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 1179 East 55th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234; Lic. Nos. 163033, 421851; Cal. Nos. 22053, 22054; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

 

         Eleanor Dent; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner; 334 Burke Drive, Buffalo, NY 14215; Lic. Nos. 047664, 268414; Cert. No. 340096; Cal. Nos. 22066, 22067, 22068; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension � upon return to practice, 3 years probation.

 

         P. Jeannie Camelo; Registered Professional Nurse; 49 Montgomery Street, Hamilton, NY 13346; Lic. No. 509221; Cal. No. 22082; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

 

         Teresita Bulicatin Tatoy; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 22 Clair Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003; Lic. Nos. 193309, 411756; Cal. Nos. 22089, 22090; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, successful completion of certain course.

 

         Dawn Marie Hoffman; Registered Professional Nurse; 511 Clay Avenue, Rochester, NY 14613; Lic. No. 480602; Cal. No. 22094; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension of no less than one year and until fit to practice � upon return to practice, 3 years probation, $1,000 fine.

 

         Susan Jean Pirro a/k/a Susan La Tulip Spadafora; Registered Professional Nurse; 128 Mildahn Road, Macedon, NY 14502-9130; Lic. No. 195904; Cal. No. 22096; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 1 year probation, 50 hours of public service.

 

         Amanda R. Drayton a/k/a Amanda R. Smith; Licensed Practical Nurse; P.O. Box 193, 63 Janes Avenue, Silver Lake, NY 14549-0193; Lic. No. 274083; Cal. No. 22100; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 1 year probation, $250 fine.

 

         Ceceline Delores Samuels; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 2339 Barnes Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467; Lic. Nos. 235417, 466498; Cal. Nos. 22103, 22104; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Melissa J. Rifenburg; Registered Professional Nurse; Building Kew, Fairfield Way, Commack, NY  11725; Lic. No. 523521; Cal. No. 22116; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon:  Indefinite actual suspension of not less than 6 months as set forth in consent order application � upon return to practice, 2 years probation.

 

         Todd W. Monte; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 53 Towne Street, Amityville, NY 11701; Lic. Nos. 259693, 515710; Cal. Nos. 22120, 22121; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation as set forth in consent order application, $500 fine.

 

         Angelique Gabrielle Golab a/k/a Hendel; Registered Professional Nurse; 28 Wyndmoor Court, Depew, NY 14043; Lic. No. 522894; Cal. No. 22128; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

 

         Mherlyn Moidel; Licensed Practical Nurse; 329 Demott Street, Mineola, NY 11501; Lic. No. 262569; Cal. No. 22129; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

 

         Robert J. Larrow; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; 15 Maple Lane, Mineville, NY 12956; Lic. Nos. 225064, 453361; Cal. Nos. 22130, 22131; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation as set forth in consent order application, $500 fine.

 

         Cheryl C. Williams; Licensed Practical Nurse; 513 Maplewood Lane, Cortland, NY 13045-9351; Lic. No. 212772; Cal. No. 22193; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 11 months stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.

 

 

          Frank John Nocilla; 2201 North Shore Road, Hadley, NY 12835; Lic. No. 031868; Cal. No. 21936; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year actual suspension, 5 years probation to commence upon return to practice.

 

 

          Gerard Fiordalisi; Physical Therapist; 206 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222; Lic. No. 006109; Cal. No. 22091; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.

 

          Milton Beamer; Physical Therapist; 75 Park Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702; Lic. No. 019707; Cal. No. 22151; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $750 fine.

 

 

          Aju A. Oommen; Respiratory Therapy Technician, Respiratory Therapist; 82-72 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004; Lic. Nos. 001501, 004834; Cal. Nos. 21389, 21390; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 4 months actual suspension, 20 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

 

 

          Carla Aletha Mims; Licensed Master Social Worker; 195-05 A 67th Avenue, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365; Lic. No. 056095; Cal. No. 21639; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 18 months actual suspension, revocation stayed, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

 

         Suzannah Hoos-Lang; Licensed Master Social Worker; 137 Dowphann Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150; Lic. No. 036734; Cal. No. 22119; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 2 years and until fit to practice - upon return to practice, 2 years probation.

 

         Elizabeth Wheeler-Cosgrove; Licensed Master Social Worker; 269 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522; Lic. No. 055084; Cal. No. 22186; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension as set forth in consent order application � upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $750 fine.

 

 

          Myles Adrian Greenberg; 578 Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY 10607-1316; Lic. No. 002041; Cal. No. 22036; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.