Term of Service through May 31, 2018
Commissioner Marilyn J. Flood has been on the Commission since 1994 and was appointed Chairperson on June 1, 2004. She is currently the Counsel to the New York County Lawyers’ Association and Executive Director of its Foundation. Previously she was the Associate Director for Programs of the YWCA of the City of New York. Prior to that position, she served over 20 years in New York City government, including several years with direct involvement with civil service exams, personnel policies and employee and labor relations. For 14 years, she was the Executive Director of the Commission on the Status of Women in the Mayor’s Office.
Her current volunteer commitments include serving as a member of the Vassar College Career Advisory Project. Previously she was on the Board of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, Treasurer of the National Association of Commissions for Women and a member of the New York State Commissioner of Labor’s Task Force on Displaced Homemakers and the Advisory Council to the New York State Division of Human Rights. Read More
Term of Service through May 31, 2020
Commissioner Tilden J. LeMelle, was appointed by the Board of Trustees to the CUNY Civil Service Commission on April 1, l997. Commissioner LeMelle has had a distinguished career in higher education, serving in a series of administrative positions in the University. He served as Associate Provost and Acting Provost, Provost/Vice President, and Acting President of Hunter College, and Acting President of New York City Technical College. He also served as an Acting Vice-Chancellor of CUNY before retiring. He was also Professor and Chair of the Department of Black & Puerto Rican Studies and Chairman/Director of the Department of Academic Skills/SEEK Program at Hunter College. Most recently, Dr. LeMelle served as President of the University of the District of Columbia from 8/91-11/96. He is currently retired. Read More
Term of Service through May 31, 2016
Commissioner Elaine S. Reiss was appointed by the Board of Trustees to the CUNY Civil Service Commission on June 1, 2006. Commissioner Reiss has had a distinguished career in city government, telecommunications, publishing, advertising, and the public sector. She is currently on the faculty of Brooklyn Law School and Chairs the Administrative Law Committee of the City Bar Association.
She served for over 20 years in many titles as head of the in house legal department at Ogilvy & Mather culminating as General Counsel, Executive Vice-President, and Secretary of the Ogilvy Group, a global public company in the Communications business. In addition, she was General Counsel and acting Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Department of Employment before going to the New York City Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications. Read More