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Environmental Justice Advisory Group: Contact List

Chair and Member

Lisa Garcia, Esq., Chief Advocate for Environmental Justice and Equity
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
One Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
Phone: 718-482-4949

Facilitator

Karl Berger, Citizen Participation Specialist
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,
Office of Communication Services
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4500
Phone 518-402-8044
FAX 518-408-0228

Members

Rachel Amar, Community Relations
Waste Management
123 Varick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone 718-533-5291
FAX 866-215-8486

Judith M. Anderson, Community Health Coordinator
Environmental Justice Action Group of WNY
114 Hickory Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Phone 716-698-1551

Yolanda Gonzalez
We Stay/Nos Quedamos
PO Box 524369
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: 718-585-2323
FAX: 718-585-8628

Shirley Hamilton
Niagara Improvement Association
1155 Ontario Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Phone: 716-282-7044

Sharon Jack-Williams
Dunbar Association
1453 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone: 315-476-4269

Patricia Jackson, Executive Director
Southwest Area Neighborhood Association (SWAN)
275 Dr. Samuel McCree Way
Rochester, NY 14611
Phone: 585-436-8201
FAX: 585-436-8243

Sol Marie Jones
Sustainable Long Island
45A Seaman Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714
Phone: 516-873-0230

Gavin Kearney, Esq.
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone 212-244-4664
FAX 212-244-4570

Nancy Kim, Director for the Center of Environmental Health
NYS Department of Health
547 River Street, Room 500
Troy, NY 12180
Phone 518-402-7500
FAX 518-402-7509

Aaron Mair, Executive Director
Arbor Hill Environmental Justice Corp.
West Haywood Burns Environmental Education Center
596 Manning Boulevard
Albany, NY 12210
Phone 518-426-2924
FAX 518-463-0544

Michelle Moore, Environmental Analyst 3
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 2
Division of Environmental Permits
One Hunter's Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
Phone 718-482-4997
FAX 718-482-4975

Neil Patterson, Jr.
Tuscarora Nation
2045 Upper Mountain Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
Phone: 716-609-3810

Kenneth J. Pokalsky, Director of Environmental Programs
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
152 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Phone 518-465-7511
FAX 518-465-4389

Victorio Reyes, Executive Director
The Social Justice Center of Albany, Inc.
33 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: 518-434-4037

Jeffrey Riback, Assistant General Counsel
Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc.
4 Irving Place, Room 1820
New York, NY 10003
Phone 212-460-6677
FAX 212-260-8627

Daniel Ruzow, Esq.
Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna
1 Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12210
Phone 518-487-7619
FAX 518-487-7777

Gail Suchman, Esq.
Consultant, Columbia University
345 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
Phone 212-348-0023
Phone 917-892-4037

Peggy Shepard, Executive Director
West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT, Inc.)
271 West 125th Street, Suite 308
New York, NY 10027-4424
Phone 212-961-1000 x306
FAX 212-961-1015

Kelly Terry-Sepulveda
The Point
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-542-4139
FAX: 718-542-4988

Beryl Thurman, Executive Director/President
North Shore Waterfront Conservancy
131 Heberton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: 718-447-6880

Alexie Torres-Fleming, Executive Director
Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice
1384 Stratford Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Phone: 718-328-5622
FAX: 718-328-5630

Barbara Warren
Citizen's Environmental Coalition
33 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: 518-432-5527
FAX: 518-465-8349

Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director
UPROSE (United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park)
166a 22nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232-1106
Phone 718-492-9307
FAX 718-492-9030

Advisors

Jeff Gregg, Environmental Analyst 2
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1750
Phone 518-402-9155
FAX 518-402-9168

Douglas Morrison, M.S., J.D., Environmental Program Specialist
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
Phone: 518-402-8556
FAX 518-4028-9018

Terry Wesley, Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
290 Broadway, Room 2637
New York, NY 10007-1866
Phone 212-637-5027
FAX 212-637-4943

Keisha Wilkerson, Agency Program Aide
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
Phone: 518-402-8556
FAX: 518-402-9018

The DEC is currently seeking new members for the Environmental Justice Advisory Group. If you are interested, please contact the Office of Environmental Justice.


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