Attorney, McCullough, Elected
Vice Chairman of Power Authority
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANYóFrank S. McCullough, Jr., a prominent attorney
from Rye, was elected vice chairman of the New York Power Authority at a
meeting of the trustees in Power Authority offices here.
McCullough, a Power
Authority trustee since 1997 when he was nominated by Gov. George E. Pataki
and confirmed by the state Senate, succeeds Louis P. Ciminelli
of Buffalo, who was elected chairman on April 30, 2002. Other trustees are
Timothy S. Carey of Montrose, Gerard D. DiMarco of Rochester, and Joseph J.
Seymour of Bethlehem in Albany County.
McCullough is a senior partner in the law
firm of McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP with offices in White Plains, New York. He has practiced law in Westchester County
since 1968 and has been a partner in his firm since 1972. He has served as
attorney for developers in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties,
including work on facilities and sites for PepsiCo, Avon, Prudential
Insurance Company of America, Hudson National Golf Club and MasterCard
The primary focus of his practice has been
in the area of administrative law in the land use and development field. He
has been extensively involved in applications dealing with the state
Environmental Quality Review Act.
McCullough is a 1965
graduate of St. Lawrence University and received his law degree from Albany Law School in 1968. He is a former confidential law secretary to
Supreme Court Judge Elbert T. Gallagher.
He is active in numerous civic and volunteer
organizations, including United Hospitalís Board of
Directors and Executive Committee, the Board of Directors of the Westchester
Community College Foundation and the Board of Trustees of Greenwood Union
Cemetery. He is a former president of the Board of Trustees of St.
Vincentís Hospital, Westchester Division; the Rye Historical Society; the
Rye Lions Club; and the Mamaroneck, Harrison, Larchmont Bar Association.
He is also the former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Westchester
Golf Classic and a former member of the Pace University School of Law Board
McCullough is married and has three children.
The New York Power Authority is the nationís largest state-owned electric
utility. It provides about one-quarter of the stateís electricity
needs, operating 21 generating plants at 17 different sites and 1,400
circuit miles of high voltage transmission lines.