NYS Governor Kathy Hochul has selected business owner and philanthropist John Ernst as the new chair of the Adirondack Park Agency board. The last person to serve as APA chair was Karen Feldman of Hudson, NY, who resigned in May of 2019.
Ernst owns and operates Elk Lake Lodge in North Hudson, Essex County. He also owns a home in New York City. Like Feldman, Ernst was initially appointed to one of three APA board positions reserved for state residents who reside outside of the park boundary. The APA board has five seats for park residents and three more reserved for state officials, for a total of 11. [Read more…] about Elk Lake Lodge Owner Appointed To Chair Adirondack Park Agency Board