Robert J. Roth of Utica as Director of the Oneida County Youth Bureau.
We will continue to cultivate these interagency relationships and I look forward to working with Mr. Roth and the Youth Bureau in assessing and creating strategies to meet the needs of the most vulnerable residents of Oneida County, our youth."
background in recreation and his
experience in counseling will help us make the Youth Bureau
a major force helping the young people of Oneida County
is a native of this area who has devoted many years to helping young people learn the lessons of achievement through athletics," Picente said.
"Bob has extensive personal commitment to youth recreation through the many years of activities he has been involved in. Coupled with his work as a senior workforce development counselor with the county's Office of Workforce Development, Bob has a great mix of skills that can help us achieve the goals of the Youth Bureau - to use recreational and positive programming as a vehicle for helping young people achieve success and avoid to gang activity and crime."
"I appreciate this opportunity to help the youth of our community that the County Executive has given me," Roth
"I am looking to make the Oneida County Youth Bureau
pro-active in working with our school districts, non-profit agencies, the private sector, and municipalities to provide safe and worthwhile programs for our youth."
Roth is a graduate of Notre Dame High School , Mohawk Valley Community College and SUNY Brockport.
Prior to joining Oneida County , where is as a senior workforce development counselor and a former director of the Summer Youth Employment Program, Roth was an assistant varsity basketball coach at Colgate University and Hamilton College . His community activities include being the Director of the Junior Raiders Basketball Clinic for the past 13 years, volunteer service with the Boilermaker, America's Greatest Heart Run/Walk, Rescue Mission Walk to End Hunger, The Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome and the March of Dimes; and service as a coach and board member of the South Utica Little League.
The appointments will next be considered by the Oneida County
Board of Legislators.