Regent Roger Tilles, Chair of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report. Your Committee on Cultural Education Committee had its scheduled meeting on July 15, 2014. In attendance were committee members: Regents Tilles, Dawson, Bendit, Rosa, Cea and Brown. Absent: Regent Cottrell
In addition to CE Committee Members, in attendance were: Regents Norwood, Tallon, Cashin and Phillips as well as Commissioner King and Executive Deputy Commissioner Berlin.
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Judith J. Chin was elected by joint session of the Legislature to the Board of Regents to a three-year term effective March 10, 2015 representing the borough of Queens, the 11th Judicial District.
James E. Cottrell, M.D. was elected by a joint session of the Legislature to a three-year term as an At-Large Member of the New York State Board of Regents.
Christine D. Cea was appointed by a joint session of the New York State Legislature to a five-year term as a member of the New York State Board of Regents effective April 1, 2009. She was again elected to a five-year term effective April 1, 2014. She holds the 17th seat on the Board, representing Staten Island, the newly created XIII Judicial District. Regent Cea brings to the Board her experiences as a researcher, educator, and advocate for individuals with disabilities.
Roger B. Tilles was elected to a five-year term as the Regent for the Tenth Judicial District, commencing on April 1, 2005, re-elected to a second five-year term by concurrent resolution effective April 1, 2010, and re-elected to a third five-year term effective April 1, 2015.