Thursday, July 9, 2009

Cathy Calhoun Appointment

Governor David A. Paterson today announced the appointments of Marty Mack to serve as Deputy Secretary for Appointments, Cathy Calhoun to serve as Deputy Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs and Thomas Congdon to serve as Deputy Secretary for Energy.
Cathy Calhoun has served as Senior Advisor for Intergovernmental Affairs since November 2008. In this capacity she is responsible for overseeing 11 regional offices throughout the State. Prior to this position, Ms. Calhoun was the Upstate Political and Field Director for the New York State Democratic Committee from May 2007 to November 2008. In this position, she was responsible for the strategic planning, messaging and daily operations of several field offices. Ms Calhoun began her government career in 2001 accepting a position as the Central New York Regional Director for U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. There, she spent six years representing the senator in 16 counties throughout Central New York. She resides in Rensselaer and has two daughters.

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