SEEC relies on strong regional connections and alliances to support ongoing programs and initiatives, but also to ensure the sustainability of economic development in Schoharie County. SEEC’s mission is to foster economic development in Schoharie County, with the underlying goal of ensuring that this work builds a foundation for growth and success for years to come. The partners below are a key component creating seeing this goal through.
These alliances inform the funding opportunities and help centralize the economic development efforts impacting our greater region. From the advocacy from Southern Tier 8 to close the digital divide in our region, to Mohawk Valley Economic Development District’s advocacy for brownfield site redevelopment, these partnerships are enhancing SEEC’s efforts towards resilient economic prosperity.
About Mohawk Valley Economic Development District
Mohawk Valley Economic Development District (MVEDD) is a federally designated organization with the mission of creating and retaining jobs and to create growth in communities across the nation. MVEDD serves Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie counties..
SEEC's Executive Director, Julie Pacatte, serves on the Board for MVEDD, allowing for the direct economic development needs of Schoharie County to have a direct line to the regional organization.
About Southern Tier 8
Southern Tier 8 Regional Board is a planning and development agency serving eight counties in the Southern Tier region of New York.
Southern Tier 8 works to build partnerships, provide technical assistance and grant writing, supports program administration, and develops geospatial and data analysis. Southern Tier 8 serves Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Tioga and Tompkins Counties.
SEEC's Executive Director, Julie Pacatte, the Town of Gilboa's Board of Supervisors' member, Alicia Terry, and the Senior Planner and Lead Supervisor for the Schoharie Office of Community Development Services, Shane Nickle, serve as Board Members for Southern Tier 8.
About the Center for Economic Growth: Capital Region
The Center for Economic Growth is a regional economic organization that serves as a point of contact for businesses interested in growing in or moving to New York’s Capital Region.
Schoharie County is a part of the 8-County designated Capital Region and Schoharie County businesses have access to the resources offered through this organization.
Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council
About the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council
The Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council (MVREDC) is the economic advisory board for the greater Mohawk Valley Region as designated by New York State.
President of SUNY Cobleskill, Dr. Marion Terenzio, serves as a Regional C0-Chair of the council as a voice for Schoharie County for this regional organization.