1177 Osborn AvenueRiverhead, NY 11901631-727-3200 Ext. 228email: email@example.com
George Woodson, 51, was born and raised in the Town of Riverhead. After graduating from high school in 1979 he enlisted in the United States Army where, for four years he served as a Police Traffic Accident Investigator. After his enlistment he returned home and was hired as a laborer at the Riverhead Highway Dept. Over the next 20 years he rose through the ranks from laborer to crew leader. In 2006 he made the decision to run for the office of Highway Superintendent. Although his bid for Highway Superintendent was unsuccessful he lost by only fifty votes. Not a man to give up he ran for Highway Superintendent again in 2008 and won.
Mr. Woodson feels that his 20 years of experience working in the Highway Department has helped him make many improvements as Highway Superintendent.
He is also 1st Vice President of the Suffolk County Highway Superintendent’s Association. Mr. Woodson is also a member of the Masonic Lodge #91.
In 2010 he had the honor of being chosen the Man of the Year and in 2011 he was named the Public Servant of the Year.
Mr. Woodson is a hard worker, putting in long hours, and he is not afraid to tackle any project or problem brought to him. He is constantly trying to implement more effective departmental procedures and to keep the roads safe for all that travel through the Town of Riverhead.