The Executive Director works with the FDRLO Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies that facilitate communications between Fort Drum leadership and the North Country community leadership, with an emphasis on elected leaders at every level to ensure we seek their input and they are informed and conversant on issues relating to Fort Drum, FDRLO and the community. Additionally, the ED develops external communication strategies designed to keep the public informed about FDRLO objectives, services and accomplishments, to include website, social media and written materials. The ED also promotes FDRLO programs, brand and image throughout the region.
The 18th Annual Jefferson County Survey of the Community, completed by Jefferson Community College Center for Community Studies, was released yesterday. Thank you to the Center for Community Studies for allowing FDRLO to incorporate a few questions in the survey. See the results below. A link to the full report follows: http://www.sunyjefferson.edu/sites/default/files/18th_Annual_Survey_of_Jefferson_County_Final%20Report.pdf
Section 2.2 – Perceived Impact of Fort Drum Upon the North Country (Tables 6
23. Participants were asked whether they agree or disagree with each of six separate statements regarding the potential
WATERTOWN, NY - Fort Drum recently released its annual economic impact statement which reported that direct spending in the three-county region amounted to $ 1,185,191,930 - a decrease of 3 % over 2015. “ We want to share that the total economic impact of Fort Drum including indirect spending results is a much higher number! “said Brian Ashley, Executive Director of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization.