Renee Storrs is the Program Coordinator for Fort Drum’s Onward to Opportunity program (O2O), formerly known as the Veteran Career Transition program (VCTP). O2O is a career skills program (under the umbrella of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families) that addresses the needs of our service members, veterans and military families.
Since 2004, Renee has worked with military patrons and their families at Fort Drum, N.Y. Her professional background includes several years of dedication to Child, Youth & School Services as the Training & Curriculum Specialist during which she received an award for outstanding civilian service. She most recently held the position of Career Counselor and Staff Development & Training Coordinator for the U.S. Army Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP). In this role, Renee provided career services to transitioning military personnel and their family members. Renee also worked as the Military Admissions Manager for Martinsburg College and has worked with two non-profit agencies as a training coordinator, educator and volunteer. Renee received both her M.A. and B.A. in Education from the State University of New York, College at Potsdam. She also holds an A.S. in Arts from Jefferson Community College.
A native to the Fort Drum area, Renee resides in Carthage, N.Y. with her husband and daughter. She is military dependent by her grandfather, a WWII veteran, who served 42 years among the U.S. Navy, Navy Reserves, U.S. Army, Army Reserves and New York National Guard. Growing up with access to the installation and compassion for his service, Renee would attend multiple events with her grandfather. These experiences created the career pathway and interest allowing her to proudly provide service to our nations heroes and their family members today.