Retiring probation supervisor gets praise from county officials

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 May 2022 at 11:44 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: David Quaranto receives a Special Recognition Award from County Legislator Skip Draper in appreciation for a 32-year career with the County Probation Department.

ALBION – The Orleans County Legislature on Wednesday presented a Special Recognition Award to David Quaranto, who is retiring after 32 years with the count’s Probation Department.

Quaranto started as a probation officer in 1988 and was promoted to probation supervisor in 1994. When he was a probation officer, he was also the department’s DWI officer.

“Being a probation supervisor is a challenging job as you need to be familiar with all aspects of the criminal justice system and how it impacts probation,” said Luci Welch, director of the Orleans County Probation Department. “As probation supervisor, Dave has had to develop many interpersonal relationships with staff, several county departments, courts and out of county agencies which we collaborate with on a daily basis.”

Welch said Quaranto “has been an invaluable asset to the department in both of his roles and he will be sorely missed.”