Women of Excellence

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Joanne Dittes Yepsen

Title: Mayor
Industry: Government
Type of Organization: Local Government
Major Product/Service: Providing services to the City of Saratoga Springs
Expertise: 11 years experience; 3 years in current role; Previously served as County Supervisor; Serves as CEO of the City; Responsible for all negotiations with labor unions, Federal and State government; Responsible for multiple departments within City Hall; Specializes in planning, zoning and land use issues; Liaises with police and fire department to ensure all possible safety precautions are taking place; Runs all city council meetings; Responsible for making all appointments to major Boards, Commissions and Committees; Oversees budget; Speaks and lectures statewide
Geographic Area of Distribution: Saratoga Springs, New York
Affiliations: Past Member, Association of Fundraising Professionals; Women in Development
University/Degree: B.A., Psychology, Minor in Business Management, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York, 1980
Born: November 12, 1958, Hamden, Connecticut
Hobbies/Sports: Movies, films, travel, tennis