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The RGB consists of nine members, all of whom are appointed by the Mayor. Two members are appointed to represent tenant interests. One of these serves a two-year term, and the other a three-year term. Two members are appointed to represent owner interests. Like the tenant members, one serves a two-year term, and the other a three-year term. Five members (including the chairperson) are appointed to represent the general public. One of these serves a two-year term, another a three-year term and two serve four-year terms. The chairperson serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

More information about the RGB members, as well a comprehensive history of the Board and other information, can be found in An Introduction to the Rent Guidelines Board and the Rent Stabilization System.

Board Members
Chair (Public Member)
Vacant
Term length: Serves at pleasure of Mayor

Public Member
Steven Flax
Term length: 3 years
Term ends 12/31/2016

Public Member
Cecilia Joza
Term length: 4 years
Term ends 12/31/2014

Public Member
Carol J. Shine, Esq.
Term length: 4 years
Term ends 12/31/2014
Public Member
David H. Wenk
Term length: 2 years
Term ends 12/31/2014

Owner Member
Magda L. Cruz, Esq.
Term length: 2 years
Term ends 12/31/2014

Owner Member
Sara Williams Willard
Term length: 3 years
Term ends 12/31/2016

Tenant Member
Harvey Epstein
Term length: 3 years
Term ends 12/31/2016

Tenant Member
Sheila Garcia
Term length: 2 years
Term ends 12/31/2014

Staff Members

Executive Director
Andrew McLaughlin

Research Staff

Research Director
Brian Hoberman

Senior Research Associate
Danielle Burger

Administrative Staff

Office Manager
Leon Klein

Page Updated 3/27/2014


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