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Energy Planning Board Members

  • John Rhodes, President of NYSERDA (Chair of Energy Planning Board)
  • Audrey Zibelman, Chair of Public Service Commission
  • Joseph Martens, Commissioner of Environmental Conservation
  • Kenneth Adams, President of Empire State Development
  • Joan McDonald, Commissioner of Transportation 
  • Howard Zucker, Acting Commissioner of Health
  • Cesar Perales, Secretary of State
  • Peter Rivera, Commissioner of Labor
  • Jerome Hauer, Commissioner of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
  • Richard Ball, Acting Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets
  • James Winebrake, Appointee of the Governor
  • Hon. Amy Paulin, Appointee of the Speaker of the Assembly
  • Thomas Coakley, Appointee of the Temporary President of the Senate
  • Stephen Whitley, President and CEO of New York Independent System Operator (non-voting)