Slate of BID Board of Directors Announced | Downtown Albany

Slate of BID Board of Directors Announced

Slate of BID Board of Directors Announced

Deadline to petition board nominations is March 11

The BID Board is pleased to announce its nominations for open property owner positions on its Board of Directors. The following qualified candidates are being recommended by the BID Board:

The recommended Class A Property Owner nominees are:
Leola Edelin

General Manager of the Renaissance Albany Hotel, Property Owner Designated Representative. 

Mohamed Hemmid
General Manager of the Hampton Inn Downtown Albany, Property Owner Designated Representative.

Elizabeth Young
Vice President of Redburn Development Partners, Downtown Property Owner.

Per the BID's bylaws, you are permitted to petition for inclusion on the 2019 Board of Directors Election Ballot. Only property owner positions are currently available, so only property owners may petition to be placed on the ballot. Interested candidates must complete the petition form with (10) signatures of BID voting members, which include property owners or tenants of buildings that pay the BID assessment. 

The form, along with the required Statement of Interest, must be delivered by 4:00 PM on Monday, March 11, and can be submitted through any of the following methods: E-mailed to Rebecca Haizmann at, mailed to Nominating Committee, Downtown Albany BID, 21 Lodge Street, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12207, or delivered in person to the BID office before 4:00 PM on Monday, March 11.

Click here to view and download the 2019 Board Election Petition Form.
Click here to view and download the Statement of Interest form.