As Mayor-elect Lovely Warren is in Washington, D.C, she announced the first selections of her upcoming administration.
Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon and Chief Information Officer Lisa Bobo will be staying in their roles.
New to the administration is Chris Christopher, who will serve as Director of Communications. Christopher was spokesperson for Warren's mayoral campaign and has run her own PR company for 17 years.
Also new to the administration will be Jeremy Cooney, who will serve as Warren's Chief of Staff. Cooney is currently the Vice President of Development for the YMCA of Greater Rochester.
Allen Williams will be the Director of Special Projects. He was previously Chief Financial Officer for Brown & Hutchinson, one of the largest minority-owned law firms in the state.
Warren also announced the selection of Marisol Ramos-Lopez as the Commissioner for the Department of Recreation and Youth Services and Norman Jones as the Commissioner for the Department of Environmental Services.
Warren will be sworn in privately as Mayor Jan. 1. A community celebration is planned for Jan. 4.