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December 06, 2016
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UDC settles on five-year-plan

Upper Delaware Council (UDC) senior resource specialist David Soete, left, was honored with a resolution in recognition of 23 years of service to the organization. Soete will retire at the end of September. Council chairperson Nadia Rajsz, at Soete’s left, provided a cake topped with one of his photos of the Delaware River for a post-meeting celebration. Also depicted with Soete are UDC executive director Laurie Ramie and UDC secretary Cindy Odell.

In other matters, a resolution of appreciation was presented to senior resource specialist David B. Soete, who began employment at UDC on October 1, 1989, and completed 23 years of service. Soete will retire on September 30.

In addition to providing primary technical support on land and resource management issues, coordinating technical reviews, serving as in-house webmaster and more, Soete was recognized for “his multiple award-winning talents as a photographer who specializes in capturing and generously sharing beautiful images of the Upper Delaware River Valley and beyond.” The resolution concludes with appreciation for Soete’s
professional contributions and personal dedication to the mission of conserving the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for the benefit of present and future generations.

The UDC meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at 211 Bridge St. in Narrowsburg, NY. The public is welcome. For more information visit or call 845/252-3022.