Our thanks to all the elected officials, individuals, family members and service providers who attended our 25th Annual Legislative Breakfast.
A special thanks to our speakers: NYS Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Keynote Speaker
Acting Commissioner of OPWDD Kerry Delaney, Featured Speaker
Jacquelyn Best, Director LIDD Regional Office, OPWDD
Brian McIlvain, Director of Employment & Benefit Advisement Services, SILO Regina Brandow, ESQ, Brandow Law Marissa Bennett, Parent Michael Buffa, LIFSSAC Co-Chair, Alison Giangregorio, Co-Chair, Roy Probeyahn, Parent.
Also, our thanks to the EEDA Creative Arts Program for the fantastic entertainment, Joann Ripp for the Pledge of Allegiance and LIFSSAC Breakfast Committee for making this a wonderful and special day.
Elected Officials in attendance.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo represented by Legislative Aide Imran Ansari
NYS Senator Majority Leader John J.
Flanagan and Senator Flanagan's Long Island Coordinator Sal Rinaldi
NYS Senator Phil Boyle and Legislative Aide Jennifer Hayden
NYS Senator John Brooks and Legislative Aide Tammie Williams
NYS Senator Thomas Croci represented by Karen Pope
NYS Senator Ken LaValle represented by Joann Scalia
NYS Senator Carl Marcellino represented by Ellen SavinoNYS Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick
NYS Assemblyman Edward Ra
NYS Assemblyman Andrew Raia
NYS Assemblywoman Melissa Miller represented by Legislative Aide Lainie Altman
NYS Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino represented by Legislative Aide Laura Curiale
NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean Pierre represented by Chief of Staff Brandon Cunningham
NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos represented by Legislative Aide Tehmina Tirzi
Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker represented by Chief of Staff Robyn Fellrath-Maresca
Suffolk County Legislator Thomas Barraga represented
by Legislative Aide Brittany Toledano
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi represented by Legislative Aide Maria Barbara
Suffolk County Legislator Lou D'Amato represented by Legislative Aide Karen Klatter