Tracy Catapano-Fox of Howard Beach has been appointed the new executive director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
Her appointment is the culmination of a national search, begun in September 2012, during which the board received over 200 applications and conducted three rounds of interviews, said Daniel Chu, the CCRB’s chairman. She will assume her post on June 20.
Catapano-Fox was previously chief clerk in the Queens County Supreme Court’s civil term, where she was the highest-ranking non-judicial officer and assisted Administrative Judge Jeremy Weinstein in supervising the day-to-day operations of the court.A graduate of Boston College Law School, she was also an assistant district attorney in Queens, a senior litigation associate at a private firm, a court attorney and a law clerk in Queens Supreme Court.
“My goals are to keep the CCRB on its current course of integrity and independence in its investigations, to support the professionalism and strength of its new prosecution unit and to explore ways of doing even more to fulfill the CCRB’s mandate,” Catapano-Fox said.