CATSKILL HUDSON AHEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTMENT

CATSKILL HUDSON AHEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTMENT - Jody Zakrevsky

Contact:  Katherine Doyle                                                           May 16, 2008
(845) 883-7260                                                                         IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center (Catskill Hudson AHEC) had the pleasure of unanimously voting Mr. Jody Zakrevsky in as the Schoharie county representative to their Board of Directors.  Mr. Zakrevsky has also served on the Boards of Directors for the Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, the Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie Workforce Development Board, the Liberty Partnership Program and he was a member of the SUNY Cobleskill Perkins Advisory Council.  He received a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute and his Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from Wilkes University

For the past eight years Mr. Zakrevsky has been employed as the Director for Economic Development for Schoharie County.  Prior to that, he worked as the Director for Planning and Economic Development for Delaware County, NY for five years and he was the Community Development Director for the City of Norwich, NY for seven years.  Mr. Zakrevsky’s earlier employment was as the Senior Budget Analyst for the Office of Management and Budget in NYC. 

Catskill Hudson AHEC is a non-profit organization that addresses healthcare workforce shortages by promoting healthcare career education and awareness throughout an eleven county region, which includes Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rockland, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster.  Catskill Hudson AHEC is one of nine AHECs in New York State.