THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

 

 

 

TO:                                  Higher Education and Professional Practice Committee

 

FROM:                             Johanna Duncan-Poitier

 

 

 

SUBJECT:                        Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions; Reappointment of Members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct; and Appointment of an Extended Member to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels

 

DATE:                              December 16, 2005

 

STRATEGIC GOAL:         Goal 3

 

AUTHORIZATION(S):

 

 

Executive Summary

 

 

Issue for Decision (Consent Agenda)

 

Should the Regents approve the proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions and the Reappointments of Members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct; as well as the Appointment of an Extended Member to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels as listed on the attached?

 

Proposed Handling

 

          The question will come before the Higher Education and Professional Practice Committee at its January 2006 meeting where it will be voted on and action taken.  It will then come before the full Board at its January 2006 meeting for final action.

 

Procedural History

 

          Approval of board members by the Board of Regents is required by Section 6508(4) of the Education Law.

 

Background Information

 

          Information on the proposed appointees is noted on the attachment.

 

Recommendation

 

          The Regents should approve the proposed appointments.

 

Timetable for Implementation

 

          If the Regents approve these appointments, membersí terms will go into effect as noted on the attachment.

 

 

Attachment


Table 1 of 2

 

Proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions and Reappointment of  Members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

 

Board Name, Type of Proposed Action, Candidate's Name, Residential Address,
and Judicial District

 


Candidate's Current Employer, Address and Judicial District



Proposed
Term

 

Highest and/or Professional
Degree(s) Earned,
Member Type, and
Licensure Specifics

 

State Board for Medicine (appointment)

 

Constance Diamond

Massapequa Park, NY 11762

 

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

Empire State College

325 Hudson Street

New York, NY 10013

 

Judicial District I

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

Degree: D.A. (Studio Art/Painting), New York University; M.S. (Art Education), CUNY Queens College; B.S. (Art Education), New York University

Public Member

 

State Board for Landscape Architecture (appointment)

 

J. Scott Lewendon

Glenmont, NY 12077

 

 

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

Clough Harbour & Associates LLP

III Winners Circle

Albany, NY 12205

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  B.S. (Landscape Architecture), Rutgers University

Profession:  Landscape Architecture

Licensed in 1974

License #000585

 

State Board for Dietetics and Nutrition (Reappointments)

 

Jane R. Levine

Ardsley, NY 10502

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Private Practice)

250 East Hartsdale Avenue

Hartsdale, NY 10530

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

Degree:  M.S. (Nutrition), New York University; B.A. (Environmental Science), SUNY at Purchase

Profession:  Dietetics/Nutrition

Licensed in 1995

License #000398

 

State Board for Dietetics and Nutrition (Reappointments - Continued)

 

Joan A. Friedrich

Yonkers, NY 10704

 

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Self-Employed)

c/o Life-Line

P.O. Box 482

Bronxville, NY 10708

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  M.A.  (Psychology), Manhattan College; B.S. (Liberal Arts & Sciences), Mercy College

Profession:  Dietetics/Nutrition

Licensed in 1995

License #000418

 

State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (reappointments)

 

Krishna RS Gujavarty

Port Jefferson, NY 11777

 

 

Judicial district X

 

 

 

 

 

(Private Practice)

116 Peninsula Drive

Port Jefferson, NY 11777

 

Judicial District X

 

Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center

1000 Montauk Highway

West Islip, NY 11795

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  MBBS (Medicine), Karnataka University, India

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1980

License #141407

 

Thomas W. King, Jr.

Albany, NY 12208

 

 

Judicial District III

 

(Self Employed)

8 South Pine Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

 

Judicial District III

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2009

 

Degree:  M.P.A. (Public Adminstration), Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; B.C.E. (Civil Engineering), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; A.A. (Liberal Arts), Junior College of Albany

Profession:  Engineering

Licensed in 1971

License #045514

 

Table 2 of 2

 


 

Proposed Appointment of Extended Member to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels

 

Board Name, Type of Proposed Action, Candidate's Name, Residential Address,
and Judicial District

 

Candidate's Current Employer, Address and Judicial District



Proposed
Term

Highest and/or Professional
Degree(s) Earned,
Member Type, and
Licensure Specifics

 

STATE BOARD FOR ARCHITECTURE

(APPOINTMENT OF EXTENDED MEMBER)

 

 

 

 

 

John Laping

Buffalo, NY 14209

 

 

 

Judicial District VIII

 

Kideney Architects

200 John James Audubon Parkway

Buffalo, NY 14228

 

Judicial District VIII

 

January 1, 2006

To

December 31, 2010

 

Degree: B.S. (Architecture), University of Cincinnati

Profession:  Architecture

Licensed in 1966

License #0009258