PHA Board of Commissioners

The PHA Board of Commissioners

The Plattsburgh Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is made up of seven members. Five members are appointed by the Mayor and serve five year terms. There are two Resident Commissioners who are elected by the residents of the Authority and serve two year terms. At the Board’s annual meeting, held in July, the Commissioners elect a Chair and Vice-Chair. The Commissioners are the governing officers of the Authority. Their responsibilities include setting policies governing the operations of the Authority; charting the direction of current and future programs and development; and approving contracts entered into by the Authority. The Board of Commissioners hires the Executive Director who serves as Board Secretary and is responsible for managing the Authority’s day-to-day operations.

The current members of the Board of Commissioners are:
Shirley O’Connell – President
Clayton Morris – Vice President
James Barcomb
Cathy Steele
Alice Heckard
Karen Zylinski – Resident Commissioner
Laura Mitchell – Resident Commissioner

Schedule

The Plattsburgh Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners conducts regular Meetings on the
third Wednesday of each month. Meetings begin at 1:00 P.M. and take place at the
Authority’s Administrative Offices, 4817 South Catherine St., Plattsburgh, New York on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
February 15, 2017
March 15, 2017
April 19, 2017
May 17, 2017
June 21, 2017
July 19, 2017
August 16, 2017
September 20, 2017
October 18, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 20, 2017