2020 Advocacy Day and Annual Business Meeting

February 4-5

On February 4-5, the NYS Council held a very successful 2020 Business Meeting and Advocacy Day.

At the Business Meeting on February 4 members had the opportunity to hear from, and provide feedback to:

  • Brett Friedman, who recently joined the state Department of Health’s Office of Health Insurance Programs as Director of Strategic Initiatives, focusing on Medicaid initiatives.
  • Madhuri Kommareddi, Director of Workforce Development in the Governor’s Office.
  • Robert Kent, General Counsel from OASAS and Emil Slane, Chief Fiscal Officer from OMH.

On February 5, members attended legislative meetings with representatives from across the state.  The photo to the right is of members meeting with Assemblyman Richard Gottfried.