Mission & Members


The mission of the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency is to advance the job opportunities, general prosperity and long-term economic vitality of Ulster County residents by targeting tax incentives bonding and other assistance to foster creation and attraction of new business and the retention and expansion of existing business. 



The members of the Agency are appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the County Legislature of Ulster County. The Members of the Agency constitute the governing body of the Agency (the “Board”), and have and responsibly exercise all of the powers prescribed by Article 18-a of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York (the “Act”) and other applicable law, including but not limited to Chapter 766 of the 2005 Laws of the State of New York (the “PAAA”).

Effective June 13, 2018, the Agency's Members are:



All officers of the Agency are elected at the annual meeting of the Agency. All officers remain in office for one year. The Board also appoints a Chief Executive Officer and a Chief Financial Officer of the Agency.

  • John Morrow, Chair
  • Randall Leverette, Vice Chair
  • Vacant, Secretary
  • James Malcolm, Assistant Secretary
  • Vacant, Treasurer
  • Vacant, Assistant Treasurer
  • James Malcom, Member



  • Chief Executive Officer: John Morrow
  • Chief Financial Officer: Christoper J. Rioux
  • Contract Officer: John Morrow
  • Investment Officer: John Morrow



Finance Committee

  • John Morrow, Chair
  • Paul Andreassen
  • Michael J. Ham
  • Richard O. Jones
  • Randall Leverette
  • James Malcolm
  • Daniel Savona

Audit Committee

  • Richard O. Jones, Chair
  • Randall Leverette
  • Vacant

Governance Committee

  • James Malcolm, Chair
  • Paul Andreassen
  • Michael J. Ham
  • Randall Leverette