UTICA, N.Y. – Oneida County Probation Director David Tomidy is retiring after 45 years of service.
Tomidy has been with the probation department as a probation officer in 1973 and he worked his way up from there – becoming the director in 2006.
“Dave Tomidy has served Oneida County with distinction, integrity and compassion for more than four decades and his presence in this government will be sorely missed,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. in a statement. “His life’s work was dedicated to community and victim safety and to helping individuals reform their conduct and rebuild their lives. Dave’s valuable leadership and ability to build positive relationships across this community is an asset that will not easily be replaced.”
Tomidy has served the department in every capacity throughout his career. The department says he has received many honors and awards toward his efforts to help community members rebuild their lives.
His last day with the county is December 7.