Woodbury attorney Craig V. Rizzo was recently elected as the newest member of the Fair Media Council's Board of Directors.
Rizzo is a partner at Bartlett, McDonough, and Monaghan, LLP, which handles all aspects of civil litigation including general and municipal liability along with an emphasis on healthcare and medical malpractice litigation.
Previously, Rizzo served as legislative aide to the Chairman of the NYS Senate Healthcare Committee, Senator Kemp Hannon.
"Craig is actively involved in community on many different levels and has distinguished himself as a regional leader in specialized topics in a short period of time," said Fair Media Council Executive Director Jaci Clement.
Rizzo currently serves as the Chair of the NuHealth Board of Executives and on the Advisory board of Franklin Hospital Center as well. He is also one of the founding members of the Long Island Medical Foundation as well as a founding Advisory Board member of the Feinstein Medical Research Institute.
Rizzo has also given back to his community through giving speeches and presentations to many major medical centers as well as through his service as Honorary Vice Chairman for Toys for Tots.
The Fair Media Council (FMC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that educates businesses, nonprofits and the public to become media savvy. FMC also advocates for quality local news coverage and has about 200 New York Metro area businesses and nonprofits as members.