Resolution J6115-2013

Commending James R. Sherin on his retirement after 30 years of distinguished service to the Retail Council of New York State

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  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 17, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending James R. Sherin upon the occasion of
his retirement after 30 years of distinguished  service  to  the  Retail
Council of New York State

WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
individuals whose  professional  lives  and  civic  endeavors  serve  to
enhance the stature of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
James  R.  Sherin  upon the occasion of his retirement after 30 years of
dedicated service to the Retail Council of New York State; and
  WHEREAS, James R. Sherin joined the Retail Council of New  York  State
as  the  Director  of  Government Relations in 1984, and was promoted to
Senior Vice President in 1990; he was named Chief Operating  Officer  in
2000 and became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003; and
  WHEREAS,  James  R. Sherin is also Chairman of the Board and President
of Retail Council Services Corp., the wholly  owned  subsidiary  of  the
Retail Council of New York State; furthermore, he serves on the New York
State Department of Taxation and Finance's Taxpayer Advisory Council and
is  past  Chairman  of  the Board of the Council of State Retail Associ-
ations; and
  WHEREAS, For the past three decades, James R. Sherin has served as  an
effective  and  dedicated leader who has managed the daily operations of
the  Council,  including  its  government  relations,  member   services
programs, and other business affairs; and
  WHEREAS,  Greatly respected by all those with whom he has worked, both
in New York State and throughout the nation, James  R.  Sherin  will  be
remembered by his peers in the retail industry for his integrity, hones-
ty  and ability to navigate the rapidly changing landscape of the indus-
try he dutifully represented for so many years; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that  when  individ-
uals  of  such  noble accomplishments are brought to our attention, they
should be celebrated and recognized by all of the citizens of this great
State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  James  R.  Sherin  upon the occasion of his retirement after 30
years of distinguished service to the Retail Council of New York  State;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to James R. Sherin.

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