Rick C. Mathews, Director
Lori Percle, Assistant Director
Daniel B. Reardon is a distinguished public servant, having spent over thirty years advocating for residents of New York State in the areas of health and safety, and law enforcement and emergency management services. In 1985, he was elected as one of the youngest Sheriffs ever in New York State, serving in that role in Herkimer County for ten years. He went on to serve as Chief of Investigations for the New York State Attorney General's Office. Other subsequent appointments include serving as a Commissioner for the New York State Board of Parole, a Commissioner for the New York State Commission of Corrections, Director of Internal Affairs for the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, and New York State National Incident Management Systems Coordinator for the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services.
Mr. Reardon has been recognized for his leadership and commitment. Awards and accolades include the Golden Anniversary Chancellor's Recognition Award ? State University of New York 50th Anniversary Celebration, an Honorary Award from the Recording Industry Association of America, Inc., a Distinguished Services Award from the Society of Professional Investigators, and a Congressional Proclamation from the United States House of Representatives recognizing his outstanding contributions.
Mr. Reardon earned a master's degree in Education from Marywood College, a bachelor's in Sociology from the State University of New York at Cortland, and an associate's in Social Science from Herkimer County Community College.