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:

Appointment and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions; Reappointment of a Member to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct; and Appointment 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

 

DATE:

February 27, 2007

STRATEGIC GOAL:

Goal 3

AUTHORIZATION(S):

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Issue for Decision (Consent Agenda)

 

Should the Regents approve the proposed Appointment and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions; the Reappointment of a Member to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct; and Appointment 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?

 

Proposed Handling

 

The question will come before the Higher Education and Professional Practice Committee at its March 2007 meeting where it will be voted on and action taken.  It will then come before the full Board at its March 2007 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.

 

 


Table 1 of 2

Proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions

 

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)

 

Kyu-Jung Whang

Ithaca, NY  14850

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District VI

 

 

 

 

 

Cornell University

Facilities Services

101 Humphreys Service Building

Ithaca, NY  14853

 

 

Judicial District VI

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 1, 2007

To

March 31, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Degree: B.Arch. (Architecture), Syracuse University

Profession:  Architecture

Licensed in 1988

License #019387

 

 

State  Board for Public Accountancy

(ReAppointment)

 

Robert L. Gray

Garrison, NY  10524

 

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

(Self-Employed)

6 Black Diamond Hill

Garrison, NY  10524

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

April 23, 2007

To

April 22, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Degree: D.P.S. (Management), Pace University; M.B.A. (Finance), Syracuse University; B.A. (Accounting), SUNY Binghamton

Profession:  CPA

Licensed in 1961

License #020333-1

 

 

State  Board for Professional Medical Conduct

(ReAppointment)

 

Constance diamond

Massapequa Park, NY 11762

 

 

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Self-Employed)

248 Harbor Lane East

Massapequa Park, NY 11762

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree: D.A. (Studio Art/Painting), NYU School of Education; M.S. (Art Education), CUNY/Queens College; B.S. (Art Education), NYU School of Education

Public Member

 

State  Board for Dietetics and Nutrition

(ReAppointments)

 

Susan R. Paredez

Binghamton, NY  13905

 

 

 

 

Judicial District VI

 

 

 

 

 

United Health Services Hospitals

33-57 Harrison Street

Johnson City, NY 13790

 

 

Judicial District VI

 

 

 

 

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

 

 

 

Degree: M.S. (Foods & Nutrition), Marywood University; B.S. (Nutrition Ed.), Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Profession:  Dietetics/Nutrition

Licensed in 1996

License #003584

 

 

Carl M. Germano

New City, NY  10956

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

(Self-Employed)

Nutraceutical Solutions

18 Culver Drive

New City, NY  10956

 

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

Degree:  M.S. (Nutrition), New York University; B.S. (Nutrition), Pratt Institute

Profession:  Dietetics/Nutrition

Licensed in 1995

License #000564

 

 

Mary E. Platek

Hamburg, NY  14075

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District VIII

 

 

University at Buffalo

Nutrition Program

15 Farber Hall

3435 Main Street

Buffalo, NY  14214

 

 

 

 

Judicial District VIII

 

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

Degree:  M.S. (Nutrition Science), University at Buffalo; B.S. (Dietetics), Buffalo State College; Current graduate student, Ph.D. pending (Epidemiology & Community Health), University at Buffalo

Profession:  Dietetics/Nutrition

Licensed in 1995

License #: 001345

 

 

State  Board for Medicine

(Reappointments)

 

Dawn Morton-Rias

Saint Albans, NY  11412

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District XI

 

 

 

 

 

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 94

Physician Asst. Program

Brooklyn, NY 11203

 

 

Judicial District II

 

 

 

 

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

 

 

 

Degree:  B.S. (Physician Assistant), Howard University, Washington, DC; B.A. (Social Sciences), SUNY Stony Brook

Profession: Medicine

Licensed in 1983

License #002126

 

Lynn M. Keil

Glens Falls, NY  12801

 

 

 

 

Judicial District IV

 

Hudson Headwaters Health Network

14 Manor Drive

Queensbury, NY  12804

 

 

Judicial District IV

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

Degree:  B.S. (Physician Assistant Education), SUNY Stony Brook

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1994

License #004726

 

State  Board for Ophthalmic Dispensing

(Reappointments)

 

Linda Greaves Miller

Cohoes, NY  12047

 

 

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

Riverfront Optical

2222 6th Avenue

Troy, NY  12180

 

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

April 1, 2007

To

March 31, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  A.A.S. (Ophthalmic Dispensing), Erie County Community College

Profession:  Ophthalmic Dispensing

Licensed in 1986

License #005434

 

Jayne H. Weinberger

New York, NY  10028

 

 

 

Judicial District I

 

 

Interboro Institute

450 W. 56th Street

New York, NY  10019

 

 

Judicial District I

 

April 1, 2007

To

March 31, 2012

 

Degree:  A.A.S. (Ophthalmic Dispensing), New York City Technical College

Profession:  Ophthalmic Dispensing

Licensed in 1988

License #005683



Table 2 of 2


Proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Extended Members 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 Public Accountancy

(Appointment of Extended Member)

 

Charles J. Schoff

Rome, NY  13442

 

 

 

Judicial District V

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Varflex Corporation

512 West Court Street

P.O. Box 551

Rome, NY  13442

 

Judicial District V

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2007

To

February 28, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  B.S. (Accounting), Utica College of Syracuse University

Profession: CPA

Licensed in 1979

License #039582

 

State  Board for Engineering and Land Surveying

(Reappointment of Extended Member)

 

Daniel C. Bower

Painted Post, NY  14870

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District VII

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunt Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors

Airport Corporate Park

100 Hunt Center

Horseheads, NY  14845

 

 

Judicial District VI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 12, 2007

To

March 11, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree: A.A.S. (Surveying Technology), SUNY Alfred

Profession: Land Surveying

Licensed in 1983

License #049495

 

 

State  Board for Medicine

(Reappointment of Auxiliary member)

 

Swaminathan Rajan

Mahopac, NY  10541

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

 

 

 

 

(Private Practice)

3250 Westchester Avenue, Suite 111

Bronx, NY  10461

 

 

 

Judicial District XII

 

 

 

 

 

May 1, 2007

To

April 30, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:   Doctor of Orthopedics, Stanley Medical College, Madras, India; M.B.B.S. (Medicine), Madras Medical College, Madras, India

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1984

License #160910