Lower Hudson Valley

Counties covered: Putnam and Westchester 


Sonja Brown joined WDI in 2014 as the Lower Hudson Valley Regional Director. With 30+ years of both practical experience and formal education in advocacy, needs assessment, social and public health services, education, government, non-profit and for-profit operations, Sonja works with the utmost dedication, commitment, and sincerity using a holistic approach to implement workforce solutions.  

She has earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work, Master of Science in School Building Leadership, and is currently working toward a Doctoral Degree in Higher Education Leadership and Management to further identify, analyze, and address needs in education and workforce development. 

For the majority of her life, Sonja has volunteered her time serving communities and has obtained membership to local/state boards and organizations. Most recently, she was appointed by NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as a member of the NYS Child Care Affordability Task Force.

Contact Sonja by visiting Regional Office information here.