GREENWICH, NY — The Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors announce the promotion of Corrina Aldrich to the position of District Manager. She will take the helm Jan. 1, 2015 replacing Joseph Driscoll, the current District Manager who will be retiring at the end of the year. Joe is leaving after a 32-year storied career with Washington and Montgomery County Soil and Water Districts, The Washington County SWCD Board of Directors would like to wish Joe the best of luck in his new endeavors.
Corrina Aldrich has worked with the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District as a Natural Resources Technician for five and a half years and brings a broad spectrum of experience to the position. Corrina received an AAS Degree in Agricultural Science from SUNY Cobleskill in 1988. Since then she has worked in a variety of agricultural industries including many dairy operations, equine training and breeding facilities, and the greenhouse and nursery industry.
Corrina also spent a few years working for the State of Vermont in the Agency of Transportation where she started as an on the job trainee and received a Class B commercial driver’s license. Corrina continued with the Agency progressively working into positions requiring more responsibility and management from a Parts Stock-clerk to eventually being promoted to a Transportation Area Maintenance Supervisor in charge of seven employees, their plow trucks and highway maintenance routes in the Vermont State Highway System.
A talented individual, Corrina Aldrich’s name may seem familiar to many county residents as her photography has appeared on the cover of the Southern Washington County Phone Book for 10 years. She has contributed to the Ag Stewardship fundraising calendar and “Landscapes for Landsake” Art Show on several occasions. Corrina also enjoys raising and showing her Registered Jerseys at local, state, and regional events as well.
Corrina is looking forward to the challenge of leading the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District into the future with the help and involvement of her fellow staff and the community at large. “The road to success is always under construction, I’m really excited in moving the district forward in a positive way and better promote what we have to offer the county citizens as well as promote the growth and success of the district employees as an efficient and productive team of professionals,” said Corrina.