Serving 8-member counties, our dedicated team of 5 includes:
Southern Tier 8
Southern Tier 8 is a regional planning agency that offers leadership support and technical assistance in project development, grant writing, program administration, geospatial and data analysis, with considerations for natural resources across the region.
Southern Tier 8 was established in 1968 as a special purpose local government unit under Articles 5G and 12B of New York State’s General Municipal Law. It operates under joint resolution of the legislative bodies of our member counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Tioga and Tompkins.
Our experienced board is comprised of 23 members, including many long-standing contributors:
Robert Jeffrey, Chair
Beau Harbin, Vice-Chair
Tom Axtell, 5yrs
Phillip Skowfoe, Jr.
Ed Hollenbeck, 7yrs