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Energy Planning Board Members

  • John Rhodes, President and CEO of NYSERDA (Chair of Energy Planning Board)
  • Audrey Zibelman, Chair of Public Service Commission
  • Marc Gerstman, Acting Commissioner of Environmental Conservation
  • Howard Zemsky, President and CEO of Empire State Development
  • Joan McDonald, Commissioner of Transportation 
  • Howard Zucker, Commissioner of Health
  • Cesar Perales, Secretary of State
  • Mario Musolino, Acting Commissioner of Labor
  • John Melville, Commissioner of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
  • Richard Ball, 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)