Dr. Ty A. Stone has been named a new co-chair of the New York State North Country Regional Economic Developmental Council (REDC) along with James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism. Dr. Stone succeeds Clarkson University President Dr. Anthony G. Collins. As the Academic Co-Chair, Dr. Stone will work alongside Mr. McKenna, Business Co-Chair, to help the North Country region strategize and implement community-based economic development initiatives. Dr. Stone is both the first female co-chair and first co-chair from Jefferson County for the North Country REDC. She looks forward to working with REDC members from across the northern New York region.