Ruth Noemí Colón
|Ruth Noemí Colón|
|Secretary of State of New York|
September 1, 2010 – May 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez|
|Succeeded by||Cesar A. Perales|
|Born||Caguas, Puerto Rico|
|Alma mater||University of Puerto Rico, Pace University School of Law|
Ruth Noemí Colón was the 66th Secretary of State of New York, serving in the Cabinets of Governors David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo. She was appointed by Governor Paterson to replace outgoing Secretary Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez who officially resigned on September 1, 2010.
A resident of White Plains, Secretary Colón is a member of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association.
On March 31, 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the nomination of Cesar A. Perales for the Secretary of State position. Effectively since May 2, 2011, Perales replaced Colón as the state's new Secretary of State and was confirmed by the New York State Senate on June 7.
- Governor Paterson Announces Administration Appointment from New York State Department of State 1 September 2010
- Puerto Rican Bar Association: Ruth Noemí Colón, Esq. from www.prba.net
- Governor Cuomo Announces the Nomination of Cesar A. Perales for New York State Secretary of State from www.governor.ny.gov 31 March 2011
|Secretary of State of New York
2010 - 2011
| Succeeded by|
Cesar A. Perales