NEW YORK OBSERVER -- Bill de Blasio Appoints Buildings Commissioner

Seven months into his administration, Mayor Bill de Blasio today named four appointments to key departments–and called for changes at two of them.

Mr. de Blasio announced that he was making Hunter College’s assistant vice president of facilities Rick Chandler commissioner of the Buildings Department, civil rights attorney Richard Emery the new chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board and former judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and former New York Appellate justice Barry Cozier the chair and vice chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, respectively.

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