Cuomo Names Commission to Examine Tech Improvements

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo named  the members of is commission Sunday to examine ways to improve  telehealth and broadband access using new technologies. 

The governor also said that campgrounds and RV parks will be allowed to open statewide on Monday. And more than 10,000 households on Long Island have received Nourish New York products. Six new Nourish New York distributions are scheduled for Long Island this week. The Nourish New York Initiative purchases food and products from Upstate farms and directs them to the populations who need them most through New York’s network of food banks. The state is also asking any philanthropies or foundations that would like to help the state’s food banks to contact [email protected]gov.

The blue-ribbon commission is led by former CEO and executive chairman of Google and founder of Schmidt Futures, Eric Schmidt. Members of the commission include:

  • Richard Parsons – Chair, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Darren Walker – President, Ford Foundation
  • Dennis Rivera – Former Chair, SEIU healthcare
  • Plinio Ayala – President/CEO, Per Scholas
  • Charles Phillips – Chair/Former CEO, Infor
  • Sid Mukherjee – Physician/Author, Assistant Professor at Columbia
  • Jane Rosenthal – Co-founder/CEO/Executive Chair, Tribeca Film Festival
  • Dr. Toyin Ajayi – Chief Health Officer & Co-founder, Cityblock Health
  • Elizabeth Alexander – President, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Martha Pollack – President, Cornell University
  • Steven Koonin – Director, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress
  • Satish K. Tripathi – President, SUNY Buffalo
  • Hamdi Ulukaya – Founder/Chairman/CEO, Chobani
  • Maurie McInnis – Incoming President, SUNY Stony Brook
  • Ginni Rometty – Executive Chair, IBM

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