April 24, 2012

A special meeting of the Governance Committee was held via videoconference at the Authority’s offices at 123 Main Street, White Plains, New York at approximately 10:45a.m.


 The following Members of the Governance Committee were present:


Trustee Eugene L. Nicandri, Chairperson

Trustee Jonathan Foster

Trustee John S. Dyson

Trustee D. Patrick Curley – Buffalo

Trustee Mark O’Luck – NYO


Also in attendance were:


Gil C. Quiniones                                  President  and Chief Executive Officer

Judith C. McCarthy                            Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Edward Welz                                        Chief Operating Officer

Donald Russak                                     Chief Financial Officer

Joan Tursi                                             Senior Vice President – Corporate Support Services

Karen Delince                                      Corporate Secretary

Dennis Eccleston                                 Chief Information Officer

Lorna Johnson                                     Assistant Corporate Secretary

Louise Nestler                                      Assistant Ethics Officer

Sheila Baughman                                                Senior Secretary, Corporate Secretary’s Office

Gary Schmid                                         Manager - Network Services

Peter Prunty                                         Network Architect , Infrastructure



Chairman Nicandri welcomed Committee and staff members to the meeting.


1.                   Adoption of the Meeting Agenda


By motion made and seconded, the April 24, 2012 meeting agenda was adopted.




2.                   Motion to Conduct an Executive Session


Mr. Chairman, I move that the Authority conduct an executive session pursuant to the Public Officers Law of the State of New York section §105 to discuss matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation.  On motion made and seconded, an Executive Session was held.

3.       Motion to Resume Meeting in Open Session


Mr. Chairman, I move to resume the meeting in Open Session.  On motion made and seconded, the meeting resumed in Open Session.

4.       Next Meeting


                The next regular meeting of the Governance Committee will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 8:30 a.m., at the Authority’s Niagara Power Project.  On motion made and seconded the meeting adjourned at approximately 12:04 p.m.