November 9, 2011
Chapter Member Sherman Craig Nominated to APA
On November 9 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the nomination of Sherman Craig to serve as one of the 11 commissioners of the APA and one of the five full-time park resident commissioners.
Sherman Craig is a retired teacher and school administrator, currently operating his own business, Wanakena Woodworks, which makes rustic and fine furniture by using local resources within the Adirondack Park. He is an active outdoors traveler and volunteer, and is a current member of several organizations including the Clifton-Fine Economic Corp, Adirondack Mountain Club, and the Waterfront Revitalization Project. He is Chairman of the Five Ponds Partner subcommittee, managing relationships with groups associated with trail development and maintenance. His committee developed the Cranberry Lake 50 hike and assisted in opening the Alice Brook snowmobile trail and bridge.
Mr. Craig currently resides in Wanakena with his wife, Annette. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from SUNY Brockport and a M.A. from University of Rochester.
ADK Executive Director Neil Woodworth said, " … Through his innovative leadership in creating the Cranberry 50 trail and Little River canoe/kayak access projects, Sherman has demonstrated that public use of the Forest Preserve can promote sustainable tourism and economic development for Adirondack communities.”
Read entire news release at www.governor.ny.gov/press/11092011Park%20Agency
Nov 9, 2011: Sherman Craig Nominated To APA