David A. Paterson today announced nominations and appointments for several
The Honorable Carl Spielvogel has been nominated to serve as
a Member of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York.
Ambassador Spielvogel is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Carl Spielvogel Enterprises, an international investment management and
marketing company. He served as United States Ambassador to the Slovak Republic from 2000 to 2001 and is a Member of the Executive Committee of the Council
of American Ambassadors. From 1994 to 1997, Ambassador Spielvogel was Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer of the United Auto Group, Incorporated. Earlier,
Ambassador Spielvogel was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Backer,
Spielvogel, Bates Worldwide, Incorporated, one of the world’s largest marketing
and advertising communications companies. Until 1980, Ambassador Spielvogel was
Vice Chairman and a Member of the Executive Committee and the Board of
Directors of the Interpublic Group, one of the world’s largest communications
marketing companies. Before joining Interpublic’s parent company in 1972, he
was Chairman of the Executive Committee and Executive Vice President and
General Manager of McCann-Erickson, Incorporated. Ambassador Spielvogel began
his career as a reporter and columnist for eight years at the New York Times.
Ambassador Spielvogel is a Member of the Board of Trustees
of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; a Member of the Board of Trustees of the
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; a Member of the Board of Directors of
the Asia Society; and a former Member of the Board of Trustees of Mt. Sinai
Hospital and the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York. He also served for
six years on the first Board of Governors of the United States Government Board
Ambassador Spielvogel was born and raised in New York and received his education in the public schools of New York City from grammar school
through college. He received his BA from Baruch College of the City University
of New York and is a past president of the Baruch College Fund. He also
received an honorary degree from Baruch College. In addition, Ambassador
Spielvogel was a fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force reserve
and served two years in the United States Army.
Pedro A. Noguera has been nominated as a Member of the State
University of New York Board of Trustees. Dr. Noguera is currently a Professor
in the Department of Teaching and Learning and the Department of Social Science
and Humanities of New York University. From 2000 to 2003, Professor Noguera was
the Judith K. Dimon Professor of Communities and Schools in the Graduate School
of Education at Harvard University. In the fall of 2003, he was the Sussman
Visiting Professor of Education at Teachers College of Columbia University.
From 1996 to 2000, Professor Noguera was an Associate Professor in the Division
of Social and Cultural Studies at the Graduate School of Education at the University of California Berkeley and was an Assistant Professor from 1990 to 1996.
Professor Noguera is the author of many books and refereed journal articles on
education and sociology.
Professor Noguera received his BA and MA from Brown University and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.
As Members of the Board of Trustees of the State University
of New York, Ambassador Spielvogel and Professor Noguera will not receive a
salary. These appointments require Senate confirmation.