John Kavanagh is a social worker who has lived and worked in the Hudson Valley for fifty years. He graduated with a BA from Marist and an MSW from SUNY Albany. For forty of those years he has worked with Intellectually Disabled Individuals in every capacity from Direct Service Professional to Assistant Agency Director. He joined the In Flight Board following his retirement from Devereux in 2014. He now serves as the Board Vice President. John lives in Saugerties with his wife Sue. He has two sons, Christopher, a paramedic and Matthew, a college professor.