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Wednesday, June 26, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – LIPA, 333 Earle Ovington Blvd. 4th Floor, Uniondale, NY 11553
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Tracey A. Edwards

Chair of the Board

Tracey A. Edwards is the Chairwoman of the LIPA Board of Trustees. A community leader and corporate executive, Ms. Edwards previously served as Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission and as a corporate executive for over three decades, retiring from Verizon Communications in 2015. She served as a member of the Huntington Town Council and is the former executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County. Currently, Ms. Edwards holds the position of Senior Vice President and New York Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and operates her own consulting company focusing on branding, diversity, organizational, workforce, and economic development.

During her career at Verizon, Ms. Edwards led a team of 4,000 employees responsible for voice, broadband, and video services field operations across New York State. During Superstorm Sandy, Ms. Edwards led teams to restore service to thousands of businesses and consumers throughout the metropolitan area. Before moving to field operations, Ms. Edwards was Vice President of Staffing and Diversity, responsible for Human Resource policies, ethics, college recruiting, staffing and diversity, and Equal Employment Opportunity compliance for Verizon.

Ms. Edwards serves as the Long Island Regional Director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and is a member of the National Board of Directors. Ms. Edwards also supports ten branches in Nassau and Suffolk focused on education, voting rights and civic engagement, public safety, criminal justice, economic empowerment, health, and environmental justice. Ms. Edwards is also on the United Way of Long Island Board of Directors and New Hour for Women and Children-LI.

  • Appointed By: Governor Hochul
  • Term Expires: December 31, 2027
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