Barbara Sweet recently retired from serving as the Executive Director of the Tri-County United Way. Prior to that she had been Executive Director of the Westport-Weston Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, and also had served as the Government Affairs Director for the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Sweet is the proud mother of two grown children; Pamela, who works at Wells-Fargo in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Richard, who works for The Brattle Group in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ms. Sweet serves on the Board for Hudson Headwaters, is a Glens Falls Rotary member, a member of The Conkling Center Board, and a Board member of The Glen at Hiland Meadows. Previous service has included serving as Chairperson of the Essex County Industrial Development Agency, a Commissioner of the Adirondack Park Agency, a member of the Northern Forest Lands Council, and a three-term member of the Newcomb Town Board.