George SmithEmeritus Board Member
Retired, NYS Department of Civil Service
George Smith is a graduate of Villanova University and has a Masters in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell. He retired from a senior management position with the New York State Department of Civil Service in 1991. He has been an ESCOT consultant since 1992 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1993. He was Board Chair for over three years concluding his service in that capacity in 2004. He is a trained mediator and volunteers with Mediation Matters to provide services to Albany County Family Court in custody and visitation cases. As a volunteer with ESCOT, George specialized in working with non-profit Boards to help members to work more effectively together and to develop strategic plans. He is no longer active as a consultant but currently serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Governance Committee.