|Patricia L. Acampora|
|Chairman of the New York Public Service Commission|
December 2006 – January 2008
|Preceded by||William Flynn|
|Succeeded by||Garry A. Brown|
|Member of the New York State Assembly, from the 1st district|
|Preceded by||Joseph Sawicki Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Marc Alessi|
December 10, 1945 |
|Residence||Mattituck, New York|
|Alma mater||Dowling College|
Patricia L. Acampora (born December 10, 1945) was appointed as a Commissioner of the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) on June 16, 2005, by Gov. George Pataki, for a term ending February 1, 2009. In December 2006, Pataki named Acampora to Chair the PSC, a position she held until January 2008, when Gov. Eliot Spitzer appointed Garry A. Brown as Chairman.
On February 9, 2009, Governor David A. Paterson announced the reappointment Acampora as a Commissioner of the PSC, pending confirmation by the New York State Senate. Her new term expires on February 1, 2015, and her salary as a Commissioner will be $109,800.
Acampora had previously served in the New York State Assembly for 12 years (1993 to 2005), representing the 1st Assembly District on Long Island. As an Assemblywoman, she was a Ranking Member of the Labor Committee; a member of the Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee; the Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee; Banking Committee; and the Governmental Employees Committee.
From 1990 to 1993, Acampora worked as an assistant to the Suffolk County Executive. From 1989 to 1993, she also worked as an assistant to former State Assemblyman Joseph Sawicki Jr.. She is a former member of the Nassau-Suffolk Juvenile Diabetes Board, and is currently a member of the East End Women's Network and the Capital Network Women's Group.
Acampora was raised and educated on Long Island, graduating from New Field High School in 1963 and attending Dowling College. She resides in Mattituck, New York, with her husband, Alan Croce. Acampora has two grown daughters, two stepdaughters, and four grandchildren.
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|New York Assembly|
|New York State Assembly, 1st District