Judy has been the City of Oneonta’s Community Development Director since October, 2016. She is administering a mix of NYS-funded Downtown Revitalization Initiative programs, and housing, economic development, and infrastructure grant programs for the City. Prior to working for the City, she worked with a civil engineering firm as a Sr. Project Manager managing large infrastructure projects, and writing and administering grants and projects for municipalities throughout the region. Judy is the co-owner of Sweet Tree Farm, a large grass fed and grass finished beef farm in Carlisle in Schoharie County. The diversified family farm also produces pastured chicken, pork, and maple syrup. All of the farms’ products are marketed within 3 hours of the farm. She has written a guidance manual to help small, rural communities undertake municipal wastewater projects, and published a book about mobile chicken coops. Judy graduated from SUNY Cobleskill and serves on the board for the Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank and the NYS Urban Forestry Council.