Resolution J165-2013

Honoring Janine Paddock upon the occasion of her induction into the Campground Owners of New York Hall of Fame



  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 16, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Janine Paddock upon the occasion of her
induction into the Campground Owners of New York Hall of Fame

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative  Body  to  recognize  those
individuals  and  organizations  within the great State of New York that
are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Janine Paddock upon the occasion of her induction  into  the  Campground
Owners of New York Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 3, 2012; and
  WHEREAS,  This  fine  event  is Campground Owners of New York's (CONY)
49th Annual Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry, to be  held
in Lake George, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Since  1982,  Janine  Paddock has served as co-owner of Deer
River Campsite in Malone, New York; along with her  husband,  Gil,  they
have  owned Deer River Campsite and have been active in CONY since join-
ing the association in 1982; and
  WHEREAS, Janine Paddock is a Past President of the board of directors,
having served from 2001-2007; she also served as Vice President  of  the
board,  CONY  Region  8 Director, and as CONY Conference Chairperson; in
addition, she is joining Gil as a fellow member of the Hall of Fame with
her induction; and
  WHEREAS, CONY Hall of Fame members are nominated based on a variety of
factors, including service to CONY or  its  board  of  directors,  other
leadership  roles  both  in  CONY  and  in  their communities, community
service, and championship of the outdoor  hospitality  industry;  Janine
Paddock  will  be  the  15th inductee into the Hall of Fame in CONY's 49
years of operation as a trade association; and
  WHEREAS, Janine Paddock attended Hudson Valley Community  College  for
Dental  Hygiene  in  Troy, New York, and for Nursing at Champlain Valley
School of Nursing in Plattsburgh; she worked  in  both  the  dental  and
medical professions from 1972 to 2004; and
  WHEREAS,  Over  the  years, in addition to her trained professions and
campground ownership, Janine Paddock has served as a Red Cross Certified
Instructor Trainer in Advanced First Aid, a volunteer  member  and  Past
Chief  of  the Duane Fire Department, a volunteer coach for the Franklin
Academy Speech and Debate Team, and Chairperson of the Franklin  Academy
High School Improvement Committee; and
  WHEREAS,  Janine  Paddock  is  a  dedicated  and hands-on advocate for
CONY's mission of promotion,  growth,  improvement  and  development  of
privately  owned  campgrounds  in  New York State; in reference to camp-
grounds, she and Gil have worked tirelessly  over  the  years  on  regu-
lations of the Adirondack Park Agency; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset  to  society,  Janine Paddock's distinguished
record merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative
Body; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Janine  Paddock upon the occasion of her induction into the Camp-
ground Owners of New York Hall of Fame; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Janine Paddock.


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