Advocacy

The LIA advocates to make Long Island a great place to live, work and do business.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Member Strategic Committees

  • Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee, co-chaired by Michael Maturo, President and CFO for RXR Realty LLC and Matthew Whalen, Senior Vice President, Development for AvalonBay Communities, Inc.  and  vice-chaired by  Ellen Rudin, Managing Director for CBRE and John Gutleber, President, CEO of Castagna Realty. The Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee looks at ways to grow Long Island's economy and create jobs while also evaluating issues that include transportation, housing, real estate, minority and woman owned businesses and international trade.
  • Energy and Environment, co-chaired by Robert Catell, Chairman of the Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center and Gene Bernstein, Chairman of Northville Industries NIC Holding Corp and vice-chaired by John Bruckner, President-Long Island Electric T&D Services, National Grid. The Environment and Energy Committee considers a variety of issues, including green jobs and generation, efficiency, groundwater protection, agriculture and clean air.
  • Financial Services and Tax Policy Committee, co-chaired by Jeffery Alter, CEO Northeast Region for UnitedHealthcare and William Savino, Rivkin Radler LLP and vice-chaired by Miriam Tanenbaum, Market Executive, Head of Long Island/Queens, Commercial Banking, Capital One Bank and Carolyn Mazzenga, Partner-in-Charge, Marcum LLP. The Financial Services and Tax Policy Committee explores tax, insurance and banking issues and the impact of various proposals and regulations on the region.
  • Health, Education and NFP Committee, co-chaired by Sam Stanley, President of Stony Brook University and Robert Isaksen, LI Market President of Bank of America and vice-chaired by Drew Bogner, President, Molloy College. The Health, Education and NFP Committee discusses health insurance and accessibility, education opportunities and ways to foster the work of not-for-profit organizations.
  • Small Business and Sole Proprietor Committee, co-chaired by Katherine Heaviside, President of Epoch 5 Marketing, Inc. and Ernie Canadeo, President of The EGC Group, Inc. and vice-chaired by Crisler Quick, President, The Finance Department. The Small Business and Sole Proprietor Committee advances positions that support the great majority of Long Island's business community: small businesses.

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