GENESEO, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the promotion of Megan Crowe as the County’s newest Deputy Director of Planning. Crowe assumed her new role and responsibilities effective December, 4, 2023.
Crowe brings over a decade of experience to the role including nearly five years as Senior Planner for the County where she was instrumental in advancing work related to broadband, housing, transportation, mobility management, water and wastewater infrastructure.
Prior to joining Livingston County, Crowe served as an Associate Planner for the City of Wilmington, N.C. for nearly two years following a five-year stint in the planning department for Pender County, N. C. During her time in the Wilmington area, Crowe worked with various boards, departments and outside groups to ensure that projects were organized, on task and adhering to local, state and federal guidelines. She helped in the development and execution of Pender County’s Comprehensive Plan and served as its floodplain manager while also overseeing the reorganization of its planning department to improve customer service and efficiencies.
“I’d like to thank the Board for its confidence in me,” added Crowe, who has worked within the County’s planning department since 2019. “I’m excited for this new opportunity and will continue to work hard for the residents of Livingston County.”
Crowe earned a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cortland before obtaining a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She holds three certifications including a prestigious certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners. Crowe has also engaged with numerous professional development opportunities and recently completed the National Association of Counties’ High Performance Leadership Academy, which is an intensive program that provides frontline county government professionals with practical leadership skills to deliver results for counties and communities across the United States.
“Megan’s experience has been critical in advancing numerous County-led initiatives including Light Up Livingston, one of the most innovative projects in the County’s history designed to bring high-speed broadband internet to every address within our borders,” said Livingston County Administrator, Ian M. Coyle. “Her knowledge and skillset are incredibly valuable to fulfilling our mission to improve the quality of life for our constituents.”
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About Livingston County:
Founded in 1821, Livingston County, N.Y., is home to more than 61,000 residents in 17 towns located across 631 square miles of the Finger Lakes region.