Our Board

HVRC Officers

  • Chairperson Bridget Gibbons 
  • Vice-chairperson Tracey Bartels 
  • Secretary Torrance Harvey 

Dutchess County

  • Eoin Wrafter, Commissioner of Planning and Development, representing County Executive William O'Neil
  • Michael Polasek, Legislator, District 3, representing Legislative Chairman A. Gregg Pulver 
  • Randy Johnson, Legislator, District 9

Orange County

  • Harry Porr, Deputy County Executive, representing County Executive Steven Neuhaus 
  • Janet Sutherland, Legislator, District 2, representing Legislative Chairwoman Katie Bonelli 
  • Torrance Harvey, Mayor of the City of Newburgh

Putnam County

  • Kathleen Abels, President of the Putnam County Economic Development Corporation, representing County Executive Kevin Byrne 
  • Paul Jonke, Legislative Chairman

Rockland County

  • Lucy Redzeposki, Director of Economic Development and Tourism Department, representing County Executive Edward Day 
  • Vivian England, Legislative & Constituent Liaison to the Chair, representing Legislative Chairman Jay Hood Jr. 
  • Michael Specht, Supervisor of the Town of Ramapo 

Sullivan County

  • Heather Brown, Acting Commissioner, Division of Planning, Community Development and Environmental Management representing Legislative Chairman Robert Doherty

Ulster County

  • Tracey Bartels, Legislative Chair 
  • Steven Noble, Mayor of the City of Kingston 

Westchester County

  • Bridget Gibbons, Director of Economic Development, representing County Executive George Latimer 
  • Lisa Hochman, Esq., representing Legislative Chairman Vedat Gashi 
  • James Cavanaugh, Commissioner of Planning, representing Mayor Michael Spano of the City of Yonkers 
  • Althema Goodson, Legislative Aide, 9th District, Office of Chairman Gashi

Meetings & Minutes

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