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Tara Sullivan

Tara Sullivan, Acting Executive Director

Tara Sullivan was appointed by the Board of Commissioners of the New York State Bridge Authority to the position of Acting Executive Director in February 2019, serving as the Chief Operating and Executive Officer of the Hudson Valley-based public benefit transportation authority.

Ms. Sullivan served as Deputy Executive Director of NYSBA for eight years.  Prior to her positions at the Bridge Authority, Ms. Sullivan's New York State service includes Executive Director of the New York State Quadricentennial; the Hudson Valley Regional Director for the Governor; and positions with multiple legislative commissions.

Ms. Sullivan has a lifetime of public service including elective office on the Woodstock Town Board and Ulster County Legislature;  the Dutchess County Ethics Board; Red Hook District School Board Committees; the Town of Red Hook Ethics Board as well as service on multiple community service boards and committees.

Tara Sullivan earned degrees from Ulster County Community College and SUNY, Delhi.

A lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley, Ms. Sullivan resides in Red Hook with her husband Ned Sullivan.



Brian Bushek, Treasurer & Director of Finance
Jeffrey Wright, Chief Engineer
Bob Russo, Director of Administrative Services
Gregory J. Herd, Director of Information Technology
Frank Pavlin, Director of Toll Collections and Bridge Operations
Chris Kelly, Director of Electronic Toll Systems

Peter Bielawski, Manager of Application Development
Francine Byrne, Manager of PC Services
George Fong, Manager of Contract Maintenance
Craig Gardner, Manager of Maintenance

New York State Bridge Authority
P.O. Box 1010, Highland, NY 12528
(845) 691-7245