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For Release: Thursday, October 17, 2013

Media Advisory for Friday, October 18, 2013

Commissioner Martens to attend the graduation ceremony for the 19th Basic School of Environmental Conservation Police Officers and Forest Rangers

On Friday, October 18, distinguished guests and family will gather to celebrate the graduation ceremony for the Department's Environmental Conservation Police Officers and Forest Rangers. A total of 47 uniformed officers successfully completed the arduous twenty-four week basic police academy.

WHO: DEC Commissioner Joe Martens will preside over the graduation ceremony.

WHAT: The mission of the DEC is to conserve and protect the state's natural resources and environment as well as the people of the State. Environmental Conservation Police Officers and Forest Rangers are sworn Police Officers authorized to enforce all state laws, with special emphasis on enforcing New York's Environmental Conservation Laws.

WHERE: NYSDEC Training Academy, County Route 2A, Pulaski, NY (exit 36 off of I-81).

WHEN: Friday, October 18, 11:00 a.m.

The graduates are:

Column 1 Column 2
ECO Waldemar Auguscinski, Pulaski, NY ECO Robert P. Johnson, Vestal, NY
ECO Jeannette L. Bastedo, Wurtsboro, NY ECO Kati E. Karlsen, Fort Montgomery, NY
FR Corenne L. Black, Lake Placid, NY ECO Thomas P. Koepf, Arcade, NY
ECO Bradley J. Buffa, Saranac Lake, NY FR Howard K. Kreft, Elmhurst, NY
ECO Matthew L. Burdick, DeRuyter, NY ECO Jeffery M. Krueger, Ithaca, NY
FR Michael C. Chappell, Syracuse, NY ECO J. Wesley Leubner, Fultonville, NY
ECO Kevin R. Cummings, Brooklyn, NY FR Chester A. Lunt, III, East Moriches, NY
FR Aimee T. Cunningham, Marcy, NY FR Jamison M. Martin, Saratoga, NY
ECO Christopher M. DeRose, Farmingdale, NY FR Russell P. Martin, Newton Falls, NY
ECO Nicole M. DiGiovanni, Voorheesville, NY ECO Richard T. McNamara, Leonardsville, NY
ECO Jordan P. Doroski, Greenport, NY FR David Nally, Glenville, NY
ECO Matthew R. Foster, Camillus, NY FR Philip J. Parlier, Cuddebackville, NY
FR Nancy H. Ganswindt, Garrison, NY ECO Paul Z. Pasciak, Brooklyn, NY
ECO John B. Gates, Remsen, NY ECO Edward J. Piwko, Parish, NY
ECO Marcia C. Goodrich, Fort Ann, NY FR Joseph M. Pries, Levittown, NY
ECO Ronald J. Gross, Rochester, NY FR Logan T. Quinn, Keene Valley, NY
ECO Ian S. Helmer, Winthrop, NY ECO Anthony V. Rigoli, Owego, NY
ECO Jason B. Hilliard, Genoa, NY FR Scott L. Sabo, Jr, Dresden, NY
FR Joshua T. Hogan, Ghent, NY ECO Landon T. Simmons, East Moriches, NY
ECO Kevin M. Holzle, Grand Island, NY FR Robert E. Stratton, Barker, NY
ECO Robert R. Howe, Poland, NY ECO Taryn V. Tomasik, Buffalo, NY
ECO Jeffery A. Hull, Glenville, NY FR Alexander R. Virkler, Syracuse, NY
ECO Kimberly L. Iovino, Duanesburg, NY ECO Geoffrey A. Younglove, Red Creek, NY
ECO Peter J. Jackson Poughkeepsie, NY
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