Sheriff honors longest-tenured employee

Posted 9 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Provided photo – Sheriff Scott Hess presents a certificate of achievement to Deborah Hughson, who has worked 35 years with the Sheriff’s Department.

Press release, Orleans County Undersheriff Steven Smith

ALBION – Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess and members of his office staff honored Deborah A. Hughson, the Sheriff’s Confidential Secretary and Civil Supervisor, for completing 35 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office.

Hughson joined the Sheriff’s Office as a clerk on Jan. 8, 1979 under then Sheriff David M. Green. In November 1996, she was promoted to Sr. Civil Clerk and in January 1999 to Administrative Deputy Clerk. On Jan. 1, 2002 she was elevated to her current position. Debbie has served under four different sheriffs and she is the longest tenured current employee in the Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday Sheriff Hess presented her with a Certificate of Achievement and a congratulatory letter in recognition of her “35 Years of Dedicated & Faithful Service to the Sheriff’s Office and the County of Orleans.” She was also feted with a celebratory cake.