CORNING - The Pathways board of directors appointed Joseph M. Cevette as the organization's next president and chief executive officer recently following the recent retirement of Dr. Edward J. Lukomski.
Cevette has been employed with Pathways since July 2000. He started as the Director of Quality Assurance and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Program Operations in 2011. In 2018, he beame the Senior Executive Vice President of Program Operations.
“Pathways, Inc. has undergone tremendous growth over the past 16 years, and we are fortunate to be able to draw from within for our next generation of leadership to carry the organization forward,” said Robert Locker, Ph.D., Chairman of the Pathways Board of Directors. “Joe Cevette has been a part of the leadership team that has propelled the organization into its current unprecedented growth and we are confident that the experience he has gained will allow him to lead the organization to new levels of success in the future. The Board of Directors looks forward to continuing our close working relationship with Joe and we all wish him well in his new role.”
Cevette earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Mansfield University and a Master’s degree in Community Services Administration from Alfred University.
Pathways held a ceremony in late June to rename its West Broad Street facility in Horseheads "The Lukomski Center" in honor of Lukomski.
Pathways is a nonprofit human service organization serving approximately 2,000 individuals and families in 15 counties across the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Rochester regions by providing services through core programs including children and family services, community based services, educational services, home and habilitation services, and residential services.