Policy

Promoting a more livable New York

MAS reforms the regulatory, legislative, and financial mechanisms that shape the city through sound policy. We testify before and make recommendations to the Governor of New York, Mayor of New York, as well as our State Senate, State Assembly, New York City Public Advocate, New York City Comptroller, City Council, City Planning Commission, Landmarks Preservation Commission, Public Design Commission, Board of Standards and Appeals, and Community Boards.

Current Policy Initiatives

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Policy Committee

The Law Committee advises MAS staff and the Board of Directors. Its members come from the non-profit, real estate, environmental law fields.

2019 Law Committee Schedule

  • Friday, January 11
  • Friday, March 8
  • Friday, May 10
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, September 13
  • Friday, November 15
  • Earl D. Weiner, Esq., Chair
  • Frank Chaney, Esq.
  • Katrina Kuh, Esq.
  • Kimberly Ong, Esq.
  • Robert Pigott, Esq.
  • Paul Proulx, Esq.
  • David Schnakenberg, Esq.