Tiffany Portzer has joined CHCANYS as Vice President of Communications, effective May 7, 2018. Tiffany brings with her a wealth of communications and external relations experience, having spent the past six years in the positions of Assistant Commissioner, Communications Director, and Chief Public Information Officer for various New York State agencies. Notable achievements include leading the New York State Dept. of Health’s communications team in its responses to the Ebola scare and the Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak, and developing and directing the communications plan for the rollout of New York State’s Medical Marijuana Program. Prior to working for the State, Tiffany was the Assistant News Director at WRGB CBS 6 News.