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.


January 23, 2014
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Full Formal Council Meetings
in Room 1164 Weiskotten Hall
Council Study Sessions
Room TBA
  • Sept. 25, 2013 - Full Formal Council (Binghamton)
  • Nov. 7, 2013 - Council Study Session
  • Jan. 23, 2014 - Full Formal Council
  • March 20, 2014 - Council Study Session
  • April 24, 2014 - Full Formal Council
  • May 29, 2014 - Full Formal Council


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
Anne Reilley