Niskayuna supervisor names deputy, assigns committees – The Daily Gazette


Niskayuna Supervisor Jaime Puccioni has named fellow newly elected Democratic Board Member Jessica Brennan to be her deputy supervisor.

This move breaks from former Supervisor Yasmine Syed’s decision to appoint former Niskayuna Deputy Police Chief Stan Fiminiski Jr. to the position, a decision that was criticized by some of her Democratic counterparts. Prior to him, the position was held by then-Board Member Denise Murphy McGraw.

“Town Board Member Brennan embodies the energy and enthusiasm of this new administration and carries with her a long legacy of service in our community,” Puccioni said in a press release Thursday. “I can think of no one better to serve as Niskayuna’s next deputy supervisor.”

Brennan was sworn in on Dec. 21 to serve the final two years of the unexpired terms of former Town Board Member Rosemarie Perez Jaquith.

Brennan said Friday Puccioni’s…

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