MEA Meeting With Comptroller Office

Darrell Sims, MEA Board President and Alice Wong, MEA Executive Director met with Alison Hirsh, Assistant Comptroller for Pensions and Senior Advisor from the Comptroller’s Office to discuss Administrative Code, Section 12-126 and on going legal woes with Medicare. The meeting was held on November 9 via Zoom. Both parties will continue the dialogue and follow-up in coming weeks.

MEA thanks Alison for her time and attention to these important matters. Assistant Comptroller for Pensions and Senior Advisor Alison Hirsh serves as the Comptroller’s representative to NYC’s five pension funds and leads the Comptroller’s office’s labor policy initiatives. Prior to joining the Comptroller’s Office, she served as Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives for Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senior Advisor to Maya Wiley’s campaign for Mayor. Before that, Ms. Hirsh spent 12 years at 32BJ SEIU, most recently as Vice President and Political Director.