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SEDA-COG welcomes new employees

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SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) welcomed three new employees in April and May.

Mitzi Gallagher-Long began April 1 as project coordinator for the Community Development program. She has experience in grant administration and grant writing, planning and organization, communication, leadership, marketing, and sales. Her professional career spans being director of retail outlet operations and northeast district manager at Danskin Inc., director of sales and marketing at Avis Packaging, to most recently working as former state Rep. Michael Hanna’s legislative aide. Gallagher-Long earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Social Science from Lock Haven University.

Nicole Hogan also joined SEDA-COG’s Community Development program May 1 as program assistant. She has bookkeeping, customer service, and administrative assistant experience from Koroseal Interior Products, Grizzly Industrial Inc., and The Edmunds Group. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance from Bloomsburg University.

Karen Smith started April 15 as program assistant for the Business Finance department. She has collegiate administrative assistant experience, coming from Bucknell University’s College of Engineering. She also has been secretary and typist for Residential by Ross and office manager and bookkeeper for David Ewing Custom Homes. She earned her Associate Degree in Specialized Business in Accounting from McCann School of Business and Technology.

SEDA-COG enhances the quality of life and economic advantage for residents and businesses in 11 central Pennsylvania counties through its vital partnerships and initiatives.

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