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;  Appointment of Extended Members to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels and Reappointment of Member to the Committee for Professional Assistance

 

DATE:                              January 25, 2006

 

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, Appointment of Extended Members to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels and the Reappointment of a member to the Committee for Professional Assistance as listed on the attached?

 

Proposed Handling

 

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

 

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 Certified Public Accountancy (appointment)

 

William H. Dresnack

Brockport, NY 14420

 

 

 

Judicial District VII

 

 

 

 

 

SUNY College at Brockport

350 New Campus Drive

Brockport, NY 14420

 

Judicial District VII

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree: J.D. (Law),  SUNY Buffalo; M.S. (Accounting), SUNY Binghamton; B.S. (Business Management), Long Island University C.W. Post College; A.S. (Accounting), Nassau Community College

Profession:  Certified Public Accountancy

Licensed in 1987

License #056099

 

State Board for Certified Public Accountancy (Reappointment)

 

John P. Laschenski

Webster, NY 14580

 

 

 

Judicial District VII

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Self-Employed)

John P. Laschenski, CPA

974 Rousseau Drive

Webster, NY 14580

 

Judicial District VII

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  M.B.A. (Accounting), Rochester Institute of Technology; M.S. (Physics), University of Wisconsin; B.S. (Physics), Holy Cross College

Profession:  Certified Public Accountancy

Licensed in 1981

License #043230

 

State Board for Chiropractic (Appointment)

 

Michael J. Martin

Slingerlands, NY 12159

 

 

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Association for Pupil Transportation

1840 Western Avenue

Albany, NY 12203

 

Judicial District III

 

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  J.D., Albany Law School of Union University; B.S. (Marketing & Management), Siena College

Public Member

 

State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying (Appointments)

 

Edwin Haas

Sayville, NY 11782

 

 

 

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

 

Mechanical Section Head

NSLS Building 725C

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Upton, NY 11973-5000

 

Judicial District X

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Degree:  M.S. (Mgmt. Of Technology), Polytechnic University of New York; M.S. (Engineering Mechanics), Columbia University; B.S. (Mechanical Engineering Tech.), University of Maine

Profession:  Professional Engineering

Licensed in 1992

License #069370

 

 

Allen Casey

Rochester, NY 14610

 

 

Judicial district V

 

 

M/E Engineering, PC

150 N. Chestnut Street

Rochester, NY 14604

 

Judicial District V

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2006

To

February 28, 2011

 

 

Degree:  B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Rochester Institute of Technology

Profession:  Professional Engineering

Licensed in 1981

License #058527

 

Committee for Professional Assistance

(reappointment)

 

Arnita D. Branch

Schenectady, NY 12308

 

Judicial District IV

 

 

 

 

 

Retired

 

 

 

 

 

February 14, 2006

To

February 13, 1011

 

 

 

 

Degree:  Non-Credit Certificate (Nursing), Manpower Training Center

Profession:  Licensed Practical Nursing

Licensed in 1968

License #072681

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2 of 2

 


 

Proposed 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 CHIROPRACTIC

(REAPPOINTMENT OF EXTENDED MEMBERS)

 

 

 

 

 

Charles J. Keller

Valhalla, NY 10595

 

 

Judicial District IX

 

(Self-Employed)

928 McLean Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10704

 

Judicial District IX

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

Degree: D.C. (Chiropractic), Palmer College of Chiropractic

Profession:  Chiropractic

Licensed in 1964

License #000183

 

 

Kenneth W. Padgett

Romulus, NY 14541

 

 

 

Judicial District VII

 

New York Chiropractice College

2360 Route 89

Seneca Falls, NY 13148

 

Judicial District VII

 

February 1, 2006

To

January 31, 2011

 

Degree: D.C. (Chiropractic), Lincoln Chiropractic College

Profession:  Chiropractic

Licensed in 1964

License #000270