Conflicts of Interest Board (COIB)

Description

The COIB was established by Section 2602 of the City Charter, replacing the Board of Ethics. The Board has five public members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Mayor designates the Chair. Members serve for staggered six-year terms and receive a per diem of $250. The Chair receives a per diem of $275.
The Board renders advisory opinions, promulgates rules, provides training, and prosecutes violations of the conflicts of interest provisions of Chapter 68 of the City Charter, the lobbyist gift law, and Chapter 9 of Title 3 of the Administrative Code and collects and examines annual disclosure reports filed pursuant to Section 12-110 of the Administrative Code.

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Addresses

  2 Lafayette St., Suite 1010 New York, NY 10007    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 442-1400
Fax:  (212) 437-0705

Members

Chair - Richard Briffault
Term ends Mar 31, 2020
Jeffrey D. Friedlander
Term ends Mar 31, 2022
Anthony Crowell
Term ends Mar 31, 2024
Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr.
Term ends Mar 31, 2024
Erika Thomas
Term ends Mar 31, 2016

Personnel

Carolyn Lisa Miller , Executive Director/Counsel.
(212) 437-0710
General Counsel - Ethan A. Carrier
(212) 437-0720
Deputy General Counsel - Christopher Hammer
(212) 437-0721
Director, Enforcement - Michele Weinstat
(212) 437-0740
Deputy Director, Enforcement - Jeff Tremblay
(212) 437-0743
Director, Administration - Varuni Bhagwant
(212) 437-0750
Director, Annual Disclosure & Special Counsel - Julia Lee
(212) 437-0730
Deputy Director, Annual Disclosure - Joanne Giura-Else
(212) 437-0731
Director, Education & Engagement - Alexander Kipp
(212) 437-0770
Director, IT - Derick Yu
(212) 437-0760