Deputy Commissioner for Administration
Christina Gavin currently serves as Deputy Commissioner of Administration. In this role, Christina provides executive leadership and strategic direction to a program portfolio that provides a variety of essential services to state agencies, local municipalities, schools, emergency feeding organizations, and the public. Her portfolio includes the Department of Human Resources Management, which provide strategic human resources services to 12 state agencies; Consolidated Warehousing & Distribution; Emergency Management and Planning; Food Distribution and Warehousing; Mail Center; and the State and Federal Surplus Property Programs. Over a 33-year career in state service, she has progressed steadily through a series of progressively responsible positions at OGS, including, but not limited to, Associate Commissioner for Administration, Director of Human Resources Management, Director of Personnel, Associate Personnel Administrator, and Senior Personnel Administrator. During her tenure with Human Resources, Christina was instrumental in executing high-priority initiatives, including the transition and hosting of agency strategic human resources functions, succession planning, and organizational performance measurement. She possesses extensive knowledge of New York State Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations, and Employee and Labor Relations.