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Dinolfo Selects Corinda Crossdale To Serve As Department of Human Services Commissioner

Dinolfo Selects Corinda Crossdale To Serve As Department of Human Services Commissioner

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced her appointment of Corinda Crossdale as Commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Human Services. Crossdale previously worked for Monroe County as the Office for the Aging Director from January 2004 until June 2012.

“Corinda Crossdale is a highly respected leader within the Human Services community and her vast experience at both the local and State levels allows the County to continue to offer quality services,” said Dinolfo. “We are delighted to have Corinda back in Monroe County, doing what she does best – helping those who need it most and looking out for the well-being of all Monroe County residents.”

Currently Crossdale serves as the Director of the New York State Office for the Aging where she is a member of Governor Cuomo’s cabinet providing services to over 1.6 million older adults and their caregivers. She develops strategies, goals and objectives for management and implementation of aging, long-term care and disability service programs. Before becoming Director of the New York State Office for the Aging, Crossdale was the Assistant Secretary for Health.

“I am honored to join County Executive Dinolfo’s team; the County Executive’s vision of working to improve the economic well-being of all families in Monroe County is one that I embrace and look forward to assisting in making a reality,” said Crossdale. “Working together with the County Executive’s dedicated administration, as well as our community providers, I believe we can build a stronger future for all Monroe County residents.”

As Monroe County Commissioner of the Department of Human Services, Crossdale will oversee the various forms of assistance provided to residents including income support, medical assistance and comprehensive services designed to promote a higher quality of life for children, families, disadvantaged adults and the elderly.

In 2015, Crossdale served as the New York State Representative to the White House Conference on Aging having served as alternate to the once a decade conference held in 2005.

Crossdale received her Associate of Science, Liberal Arts degree from Monroe Community College, her Bachelor of Science degree, Psychology from SUNY Brockport and her Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University.

Crossdale will assume her new position in early May pending confirmation by the County Legislature.

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