Derek Ferland is the County Manager for Sullivan County and is responsible for fiscal and administrative oversight of County operations including:
Sullivan County Health Care
Department of Corrections
He works closely with County elected officials and regional programs such as the UNH Cooperative Extension and Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network. The County's annual budget is $34.7M and there are 300 employees.
Ferland was appointed to his current position in March 2017. He is a native of Sullivan County and graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont. Upon graduation, he attended the United States Air Force Academy and served for nearly 22 years as a Civil Engineer Officer. Ferland retired as a Colonel from the Air Force in January 2017.