Legislature Re-Elects Two Board of Regents Members
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Education Committee Chair Steve Sanders and Higher Education Committee Chair Ron Canestrari announced the re-election of two members to the New York State Board of Regents. Re-elected to the 16-member board are Regent Geraldine Chapey of Queens and Regent Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez of the Bronx. The current term of each regent is set to end March 31st.
Board members are elected to five-year terms by a joint session of the state Legislature. There is one regent for each of the state’s 12 judicial districts and four at-large members. Regents do not receive a salary for serving on the board.#