Mayor Noble Announces New Appointments to
Key Positions in Administration
KINGSTON, N.Y. – Mayor Steve Noble is pleased to announce the appointment of two area residents to key positions within his administration.
Elisa Tinti has been selected to serve as the City Clerk and Registrar. Ms. Tinti is the former alderwoman of the Sixth Ward (2012-2015) and has worked as an Adult Career Counselor for Ulster BOCES for the past ten years. She has attained two Masters in Education degrees (SUNY New Paltz and SUNY Albany) and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Public Communications from the College at Saint Rose. In addition, she previously served as a Community Liaison for former State Senator Tkaczyk.
“Elisa has the experience to jump in and provide valuable support to my office, the public and to the Common Council,” said Mayor Noble. “As a former alderwoman herself, she knows firsthand what support elected officials need to best serve their constituents.”
Ms. Tinti succeeds Carly Winnie, who has served as the City Clerk since 2012.
“I want to thank Carly for serving as an important bridge between the previous administration and our current team,” commented Mayor Noble. “During her tenure, she played a big part in advancing a variety of important initiatives, including the implementation of a new agenda management system and the shift towards electronic record keeping of vital statistics. I wish her the very best in her future endeavors.”
In addition to Ms. Tinti’s appointment to the position of City Clerk and Registrar, Mayor Noble is pleased to announce the selection of Summer Smith as the City’s new Director of Communications and Community Engagement, a position first established by Mayor Noble in 2016. Ms. Smith has worked in public relations for many years and has a background in Journalism. Her most recent experience has been in the book publishing realm, working with award-winning writers and critical thought-leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Mississippi and currently resides in Kingston.
“Summer is eager to help my administration continue and enhance our efforts to provide clear, accurate, and timely information to our community,” remarked Mayor Noble. “Open and transparent communication is a cornerstone of our work. Based upon her experience and ambitious agenda for 2019, I am confident that Summer will be a huge asset to the City of Kingston.”
Ms. Smith is scheduled to start her position on Monday, December 3rd. Ms. Tinti will assume her position on Monday, December 17th.