Kadiyah Lodge works for Central Hudson and was the assistant career center manager and business services manager at Dutchess One Stop Career Center. She is a former AmeriCorps VISTA with six years of nonprofit experience.
Mrs. Lodge connects job seekers to employment opportunities through the Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board (DCWIB) On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program and provides Labor Market information to businesses. She manages the Career Center’s social media, conducts assessments and employment-based presentations.
Mrs. Lodge graduated from Mercy College where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Media and a Master’s of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6. She is a member of the Poughkeepsie Children’s Cabinet Out-of-School Working Group; she is currently enrolled in Adelphi University’s Leading in Community leadership development program and a graduate of the 2020 Leadership Dutchess program.
Kadiyah enjoys drawing, reading, hiking, taking road trips with her husband and enjoying coffee from a variety of local vendors.