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Meet the Team!

Between now and the fall, a Local Planning Committee (LPC) will work with the Department of State, Homes and Community Renewal, Empire State Development, NYSERDA and a consultant team to develop a Strategic Investment Plan to revitalize Coxsackie’s downtown through a slate of readily implementable projects.

Local Planning Committee (LPC)

A Local Planning Committee (LPC) comprised of local and regional leaders, stakeholders, and community representatives intended to represent diverse interests is convened to oversee the planning process and the development of the SIP.


  • Mark Evans (Co-chair)

  • Jeffery Mirel (Co-chair)

  • Nicole Bliss

  • Sarah Gray Miller

  • Brittany Parks

  • Robert Van Valkenburg, Jr.

  • Bob Phibbs

  • Sam Pigeon

  • Alexandra Tighe

  • Jocelyn Lane

  • Bob Irwin

  • Michael Rausch

  • Ryan Palmer

  • Toni Carroll

State Agencies

  • Department of State​

  • Homes and Community Renewal

  • Empire State Development


Consultant Team

  • Buro Happold: project management and revitalization strategy

  • Interboro: public engagement, architecture, urban design

  • BJH Advisors: real estate analysis

  • EDR: landscape architecture, civil/ environmental engineering

  • Stuart Lynn: cost estimating

  • KK&P: food systems advisory

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