Patricia Acampora

Patricia Acampora REPRepublican

Politician

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Patricia AcamporaREPRepublican Politician
77
Years of Age
16
Years of Experience
NYResidence (state)

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 expired on February 1, 2015, and her salary as a Commissioner was at $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.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Suffolk Community College
Attended
1989
IBM Institute
Certificate
1964
Dowling College
Attended
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Chair
New York State Public Service Commission
2005 - 2007
Commissioner
New York State Public Service Commission
2005
Assembly Member
New York State Assembly, 1st District
1992 - 2005
Vice Chair
Southhold Town Republican Committee
1991 - 1993
Assistant
Suffolk County Executive Robert Gaffney
1990 - 1993
Executive Chief of Staff
New York State Assembly Member
1983 - 1990
Office Manager
Dr. Harvey Wolfe
1980 - 1983
Former Employee
Retail Management
Former Legislative Assistant
Assemblyman Joe Sawicki
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Member
League of Women Voters
2001 - Current
Member
East End Women's Network
2000 - Current
Member
Order of Sons of Italy
1993 - Current
Former Secretary
Mattituck-Sartaire Homeowners Association
1986 - Current
Former Member
Nassau-Suffolk Juvenile Diabetes Board
Member
Italian American Legislators
Member
American Legislative Exchange Council
Member
Capital Network Women's Group
Board Member
New York Women's Legislative Caucus
2002 - Current
Nursing Shortage Task Force
2001 - 2002
President
New York Conference Italian-American Legislators
2000 - 2002
Board Member
American Legislators Conference Public Safety Board
1999 - Current
Former Member
Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Governmental Employees Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
National Legislative Task Force on Criminal Justice
Former Member
Assembly GOP Task Force on Health and Hospital Crisis
Former Member
Assembly Health Care Task Force
Former Member
Banking Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Ranking Member
Labor Committee, New York State Assembly.
Member
Women's Legislative Caucus