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Mark O. Chieco ’02 Begins Term as NAA Board President

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The Albany Law School National Alumni Association (NAA) is proud to announce that Mark O. Chieco ’02 will be its new president starting a two-year term on July 1.

Additionally, the NAA named new board members:

  • Hon. Teneka E. Frost-Amusa ’02, Schenectady City Court
  • Sarah E. Gold ’05, Gold Law Firm
  • Curtis A. Johnson ’07, Bond, Schoeneck, & King

The new board members and will each serve three-year terms.

“As a proud member of the class of ’02, I rely on the training and education I received at Albany Law School to be a building block in the legal foundation I use to keep moving forward,” he said. “It is an honor to be able to give back to my alma mater and I look forward to working with my colleagues and the Office of Alumni Engagement to create even more opportunities for graduates and students alike."

Mark Chieco

"I want to extend thanks to my predecessor, the Honorable Peter G. Crummey '81, for his tremendous work and enthusiasm as president of the NAA,” he said. “Judge Crummey is a passionate alumnus of Albany Law School and has done an excellent job connecting us through the most difficult months of the pandemic. We are stronger thanks to his leadership.”

Chieco is the principal attorney at The Chieco Law Group PLLC. His firm handles civil litigation, including automobile accidents, general liability, premises liability, labor law, municipal litigation and property damage, as well as all types of injuries, including fatalities, catastrophic injuries and soft tissue injuries.

While in law school, he served as a member of the Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 11 and as Article Editor of Vol. 12. He also served on the Moot Court Board, on the Student Bar Association and as a member of the Albany Law School Men’s Rugby Club. He was elected President of the Class of 2002.

Chieco is married to Tracy Dam Chieco, a member of the Albany Law School Class of 2003.

The 31-member NAA board represents all Albany Law School alumni and was organized to promote the welfare of the school. The NAA serves Albany Law School in an advisory and networking capacity in areas such as career services, admissions recruitment, and alumni involvement. Every graduate of Albany Law School automatically becomes a member of the NAA upon graduation.

Visit the NAA's webpage more information and a full list of NAA board members.