After a robust search, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County’s Board of Directors has selected Jocelyn Sikorski as their Executive Director, a position that includes leadership of the 100 year old organization that provides quality programs in youth development, agriculture, nutrition, leadership, and community and economic development.
Jocelyn Sikorski is the current Executive Director of the Genesee-Orleans & City of Batavia Youth Bureaus, appointed in April 2012. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, both from SUNY Brockport. Jocelyn has worked for Genesee County, with the Youth Bureau since 1999. Jocelyn serves on the Genesee County STOP-DWI Board, GLOW YMCA Corporate Board, Genesee United Way Board and Allocations Committee, is a Past President and board member of Batavia Kiwanis. She is a Leadership Genesee Alumni, class of 2007 and serves as Co-Chair on the Steering Committee and Chair of the Leadership Genesee Golf Tournament.
“We are excited to bring Jocelyn on board,” says Board President Lucine Kaufmann. “She brings such a wealth of knowledge with deep roots in youth development and a true understanding of local community needs. She has a proven track record of management, advocacy, and education, which translates well to the position of Executive Director.
Jocelyn will begin her role on January 25th.
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Last updated January 20, 2021