Director, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement

Joshua Vinciguerra

Joshua S. Vinciguerra is the Director of the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement at the New York State Department of Health. He is a member of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Task Force to Combat Heroin. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Association of State Controlled Substance Authorities and is a member of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws Resource Group on Novel Psychoactive Substances. Mr. Vinciguerra is a former federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York. He has also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the New York State Attorney General’s Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, and as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office under Mr. Robert Morgenthau, where he prosecuted narcotics and weapons crimes in the Office of Special Narcotics, and white-collar crime in the Frauds Bureau. He clerked in the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Rochester, New York. He is a volunteer firefighter.