County Manager

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
  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Natural Resources

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.