Karen St. Hilaire (Administrator)
Karen St. Hilaire began as County Administrator in July, 2007. Prior to that she was the President and CEO of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, where she represented 800 member businesses.
While at the Chamber, she was named Small Business Advocate for the Northeast Region by the U.S. Small Business Administration. She was also recognized for Most Innovative Project at the World Chambers Congress in South Africa for a project she undertook with then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to assist small businesses to move into e-commerce.
Karen received her bachelors and Master’s in Business from Clarkson University where she also served for 10 years as spokesperson and Director of Communications.
As Administrator she oversees the County’s near 900 employees and 26 departments.
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