SUNY Upstate Medical University Council

The Upstate Council comprises members who are charged to review all major plans for the effective operation of Upstate Medical University. Appointments are made to the council by the New York State Governor; in addition there is a representative of the student body and a member of the alumni association. The council also serves as an advisory body to Upstate Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, MD.


May 21, 2015
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August 19, 2015, 2:30 p.m. - Council Meeting, Executive Session


Full Formal Council Meetings
in Room 1164 Weiskotten Hall
  • October 7, 2015 Full Formal Council Meeting
    at Binghamton Clinical Campus
  • November 5, 2015 Full Formal Council Meeting
  • January 21, 2016 Full Formal Council Meeting
  • March 17, 2016 Full Formal Council Meeting
  • May 26, 2016 Full Formal Council Meeting


Thomas E. Taylor, Interim Chair
Syracuse, NY

Alan G. Hertel
Binghamton, NY

John B. Johnson, Jr.
Watertown, NY

Gwyn Mannion
Fayetteville, NY

James E. Sparkes, Esq.
Syracuse, NY

Student Representative
Ryan Schiedo