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Advisory Board

An Advisory Board, comprised of the Albany Law School faculty and leaders from t​he public, private and non-profit sectors, assists the GLC's Director in charting future initiatives. The center draws upon the expertise of faculty from Albany Law School and other academic institutions who participate in a number of the center's projects and programs. 

    • Bartley J. Costello III '72 - Chair
    • M. Tracey Brooks '00 - Vice-Chair
    • Amy Kellogg '02 - Secretary
    • Stephen J. Acquario '98 - Executive Director, New York State Association of Counties
    • Marcia Alazraki '76, Counsel, Government & Regulatory, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
    • Brenda Baddam '17 - Assistant Attorney General, New York State Attorney General's Office, Litigation Bureau
    • Margot Bean - Deloitte Consulting 
    • Wade Beltramo - General Counsel, New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials
    • Melissa Breger - President William McKinley Distinguished Professor in Law and Public Policy, Professor of Law, Albany Law School 
    • Patrick E. Brown - Brown & Weinraub, PLLC
    • Patricia K. Bucklin, Vice President for Administration, Fuller Road Management Corporation, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
    • Robert L. Capers '96 - Chief United States Probation Officer, United States Probation Department, Eastern District of New York
    • Hon. Michael Clarke '05 - Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Department of Public Service
    • Leonard M. Cutler, Ph.D. - Professor of Political Science, Siena College
    • Michael Fallon - Director of Chamber Operations, New York State Senate
    • Scott N. Fein – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
    • Mark Glaser '76 - Greenberg Traurig LLP
    • Stephen B. Hanse '07 - Vice President & Counsel, New York State Health Facilities Association/New York State Center for Assisted Living
    • Kelly Hendricken '14 - Assistant Counsel, State University of New York System Administration
    • Patrick Jordan '02 - General Counsel, Port of Albany
    • Jellisa Joseph '14 - Associate Counsel, New York State Senate
    • Kirsten E. Keefe - Senior Staff Attorney,  Empire Justice Center
    • Paul Kietzman '72 - Barclay Damon LLP
    • Hon. Gerard E. Maney - Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC
    • Matthew H. Mataraso '58 - Pitta Bishop Del Giorno & Giblin LLC
    • Nancy Maurer - Professor of Law, Albany Law School
    • Lori Ann Mithen-DeMasi '93 - General Counsel, Association of Towns of the State of New York
    • Robert Mujica '05 - Director, New York State Division of the Budget
    • Joshua L. Oppenheimer '06 - Greenberg Traurig
    • Alejandra N. Paulino '02 - Secretary of the Senate, New York State Senate
    • Jared Pellerin '16 - National Alumni Association; Assistant City Attorney, Burlington, Vt.
    • Nic Rangel '12 - Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
    • Daren Rylewicz '96 - General Counsel & Director of Legal Services, Civil Service Employees Association, Inc.
    • Karl Sleight - Lippes Mathias, LLP
    • Danielle H. Tangorre '10 - Robinson & Cole, LLP
    • George Weissman '79 - Commissioner on Public Ethics, NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
    • Mark O. Chieco '02, President, National Alumni Association
    • Allison Magnarelli, J. D. Candidate '23, GLC Fellow
    • Alicia Ouellette '94 - President and Dean, Albany Law School
    • Jeffrey M. Schanz, Ph.D. - Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Chief of Staff, Albany Law School
    • Hon. Leslie E. Stein '81, Director, Government Law Center, Albany Law School
    • Debra Treyz '77 - Chair of the Board of Trustees, Albany Law School
    • Kenneth W. Bond, Squire Sanders
    • William E. Redmond '55