Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner

Executive Staff Directory

Richard Ball, Commissioner 518-457-8876 (Bio)
Jen McCormick, First Deputy Commissioner 518-457-2771
Jackie Moody-Czub, Deputy Commissioner 518-485-7728 (Bio)
Phil Giltner, Deputy Commissioner 518-457-2771 (Bio)
Scott Wyner, Acting General Counsel 518-457-1059
Sue Gold, Director of Communications 518-457-0889
Maria Knirk, Assistant Commissioner 518-457-2771
Christina Layne, Special Assistant 518-457-8876
Geoff Palmer, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs 518-457-2771
John Kitchen, Internal Control Officer 315-487-7711
Jola Szubielski, Public Information Officer 518-485-7728
Joe Morrissey, Internal Audit 518-457-2771
Kelly Nilsson, Agency Emergency Mgmt. Coord. 518-457-2771

Division Directors

Agricultural Development Kevin King, Director 518-457-7076
Animal Industry Dr. David Smith, Director 518-457-3502
Counsel’s Office Scott Wyner, Acting Counsel 518-457-1059
Fiscal Management Lucy Roberson, Director 518-457-2080
Food Laboratory Dr. Maria Ishida, Director 518-457-4477
Food Safety & Inspection Stephen Stich, Director 518-457-4492
Human Resources Mark Vanderpoel, Director 518-457-3216
Kosher Law Enforcement Rabbi Aaron Metzger, Director 718-722-2852
Milk Control Casey McCue, Director 518-457-1772
Dairy Services Charlie Huff, Director 518-457-1772
Plant Industry Christopher Logue, Director 518-457-2087
Land & Water Resources Michael Latham, Director 518-457-3738
State Fair Troy Waffner, Acting Director 315-487-7711x1200
Statistics Blair Smith, Director 518-457-5570
Weights & Measures Mike Sikula, Director 518-457-3146