Shino Tanikawa has been a public school advocate in New York City for over 20 years. She began her advocacy career at her older daughter’s public elementary school in Community School District 2 in Manhattan, where she served as PTA Co-President.
Report of Regents Ethics Committee Committee to The Board of Regents
Your Committee on Ethics had its scheduled meeting on April 28, 2014. In attendance were committee members: Chancellor Emeritus Bennett (Chair) and Regents Bendit, Cea and Young. In addition to the Committee members, in attendance were Chancellor Tisch and Regents Dawson, Tilles, Rosa, Cashin, Phillips, Cottrell, Brown and Finn.
Judith J. Chin was elected by joint session of the Legislature to the Board of Regents to a three-year term (March 10, 2015 - March 31, 2018) and re-elected to five year terms in 2018 and 2023 as the Regent representing the borough of Queens, the 11th Judicial District.
Josephine Victoria Finn
Josephine Victoria Finn was first appointed to a 5-year term on the New York State Board of Regents effective April 1, 2014 and elected to a second 5-year term effective April 1, 2019. At the June 2021 Board of Regents meeting, she was unanimously elected by her peers to be Vice Chancellor effective June 8, 2021. Vice Chancellor Finn graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta receiving a B.A. in Psychology and Black Studies and from the University of Buffalo Law School where she received a J.D.