Lauren Sharp – Junior Planner

Phone: (716) 661-8245 | Email:

Lauren is a Junior Planner with the Department of Planning & Development. She holds three Associates in Science: Biotechnology, Environmental Science and Liberal Arts in Math & Science from Jamestown Community College, Bachelors in Science: Natural Resources from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a Masters of Arts in Teaching: Biology from State University of New York at Fredonia.

She joined the Department in 2021 and currently works with the Chautauqua County Agricultural and Farmland Board to implement the Agricultural Districts and the County’s farmland protection plan and facilitates the snowmobile grant-in-aid program for the County.