Posted on 09/21/15
September 21, 2015, Monroe, NC – Union County Manager Cindy Coto is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Caton as Executive Director of Community Services. Caton will oversee Parks and Recreation, the Public Library system, Cooperative Extension, and Soil and Water Conservation.
Caton comes to Union County from Columbia, S.C. where he served as Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Columbia. He also worked for Spartanburg County, S.C. for 15 years, and prior to that, was employed by the Department of the Navy as the Recreation Director at the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, S.C.
Caton is a native of Spartanburg and graduated from Paul M. Dorman High School. He attended Clemson University where he received his undergraduate degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.
Caton is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional through the National Recreation and Parks Association. He received the 2003 Professional of the Year by the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association. He and his wife Teresa have three children and one grandchild.
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