Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments

Esq. Stephen B. Hanse in Legislative


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 new appointments within the administration.

Governor Cuomo will nominate Corinda Crossdale to be Director of the State Office for the Aging (“NYSOFA”). Pending her confirmation by the New York State Senate, Ms. Crossdale will serve as Acting Director, where she will lead NYSOFA’s efforts to improve access to cost-effective non-medical support services for older individuals to maximize their ability to age in their community and avoid higher levels of publicly-financed care. Ms. Crossdale served as Assistant Secretary for Health since February 2013. Ms. Crossdale previously served as Executive Deputy Director of NYSOFA and as Director of the Office for the Aging in Monroe County. Ms. Crossdale earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Syracuse University and a B.S. from SUNY Brockport.

Rose Duhan will serve as Assistant Secretary for Health. Ms. Duhan previously served as Director of Government Programs at the New York Health Plan Association. She also served as a Senior Budget Analyst for Albany County. Ms. Duhan earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health Policy and Administration from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

  NYSHFA CONTACT: Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
Vice President, Governmental Affairs
518-462-4800 x25