Resolution J1712-2013

Honoring R. Mark Sullivan upon the occasion of his induction into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  R. Mark Sullivan upon the occasion of
his induction into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize  and  pay
tribute  to those distinguished citizens who devote their time and ener-
gies to the service of their community and profession, participating  in
civic  affairs  and  enhancing the character and quality of life for all
citizens; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor R.
Mark Sullivan upon the occasion of his induction into  the  Tech  Valley
Business  Hall  of  Fame; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated at
the organization's annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony, to
be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Albany Marriott Hotel in Colo-
nie, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame is co-sponsored by  the
Center  for  Economic  Growth and Junior Achievement of Northeastern New
York, Inc.; it celebrates the accomplishments of remarkable  members  of
the local community who are champions of free enterprise and whose dedi-
cation make the Tech Valley region a better place to live and work; and
  WHEREAS,  Induction  into  the  Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame is a
preeminent business award  in  the  Capital  District  region;  honorees
chosen to receive the award are part of an illustrious group, living and
deceased,  who are noted not only for their leadership in enhancing free
enterprise but also for their contributions to the community; and
  WHEREAS, The former president and director of the Institute for  Lead-
ership  in Higher Education at The College of Saint Rose, R. Mark Sulli-
van served as the college's eighth president from 1996 to 2012; and
  WHEREAS, R. Mark Sullivan holds a doctorate in education from  Harvard
University and a master's in public administration from Syracuse Univer-
sity,  as  well  as  a  bachelor's  degree  from the University of Rhode
Island; and
  WHEREAS, Previously, R. Mark Sullivan was executive vice president and
chief operating officer at Marist College; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive involvement, R. Mark  Sullivan  has
stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual  for  the  benefit  of  others  which R. Mark Sullivan has displayed
throughout his life; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  that  those  who
enhance  the  well-being and vitality of their profession and community,
and have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence,  certainly
have  earned  the recognition and applause of all citizens of this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  R. Mark Sullivan upon the occasion of his induction into the Tech
Valley Business Hall of Fame; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to R. Mark Sullivan.

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