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Question Who heads the Department of Correctional Services and what are that person's qualifications?

Answer The agency is headed by a Commissioner. The incumbent is Glenn S. Goord, appointed by Governor Pataki and confirmed unanimously by the state Senate. Mr. Goord began his career in the Department more than a quarter-century ago as a counselor, and worked his way up through the ranks to become the first career employee to be confirmed as Commissioner.

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Biography of Commissioner Glenn S. Goord.

URL: http://www.docs.state.ny.us/gsggbio.html

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