DRI Local Planning Committee (LPC)

Tiney Abitable, Principal, Hudson High School
Brenda Adams, Executive Director, Columbia County Habitat for Humanity
Kim Bach, Owner, Verdigris Tea & Chocolate
Shaheim DeJesus, 2017 Hudson High School Graduate; Hudson Valley Community College student
Todd Erling, Executive Director, Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation
Betsy Gramkow, Executive Director, Columbia Greene Hospital Foundation
Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton, LPC Co-Chair
Michelle Hughes, Director of Investments & Partnerships, National Young Farmers Coalition
Jeff Hunt, President & CEO, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
Joan Hunt, Project Director, Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood
Tony Jones, Board Chair, Columbia Economic Development Corporation 
Peter Jung, Owner, Peter Jung Fine Art
Sara Kendall, Assistant Director, Kite’s Nest 
Bob Lucke, Owner, The Cascades
Randall Martin, Owner, Martin Audio Video Service 
Elena Mosley, Executive Director, Operation Unite, New York
Matthew Nelson, LPC Co-Chair, Vice President Loan Production, Community Preservation Corporation
Seth Rapport, Owner, Valley Mortgage Company
Jabin Ahmed Ruhii, Team Member, Hudson Muslim Youth
Michael Sadowski, Program Director, Bard College Early College Hudson Initiative
Dan Seward, Owner, Joe Doe Records 
Colin Stair, Owner, Stair Galleries
Christine Vanderlain, Community Project Manager, Columbia Land Conservancy

LPC Advisory Council

John Reilly, Chairman, Columbia County Board of Supervisors Economic Development Committee
Heather Campbell, Treasurer, City of Hudson
Christian Ludwig, Member of the Hudson Department of Public Works


Five subcommittees have been established to draft goals and strategies related to the following community priorities:

Retain, create, and train for jobs

Encourage mixed-use, mixed-income development

Transportation connectivity


Healthy and affordable food