Ruth Noemí Colón
|Ruth Noemí Colón|
|Secretary of State of New York|
September 1, 2010 – May 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez|
|Succeeded by||Cesar A. Perales|
November 21, 1958 |
Caguas, Puerto Rico
|Alma mater||University of Puerto Rico, Pace University School of Law|
Ruth Noemí Colón (born November 21, 1958) was the 66th Secretary of State of New York, serving in the Cabinets of Governors David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo. She was appointed by Governor Paterson to replace outgoing Secretary Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez who officially resigned on September 1, 2010.
On March 31, 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the nomination of Cesar A. Perales for the Secretary of State position. Effectively since May 2, 2011, Perales replaced Colón as the state's new Secretary of State and was confirmed by the New York State Senate on June 7.
- Governor Paterson Announces Administration Appointment, New York State Department of State, September 1, 2010.
- Puerto Rican Bar Association: Ruth Noemí Colón profile, prba.net; accessed August 2, 2017.
- Governor Cuomo Announces the Nomination of Cesar A. Perales for New York State Secretary of State, governor.ny.gov, March 31, 2011.
|Secretary of State of New York
2010 - 2011
Cesar A. Perales