A Commitment to EDUCATION A little over a year ago, representatives of Dig Safely New York, Inc. with a vision joined industry stakeholders and state officials on an empty four-acre plot of land. On April 9, 2019, that vision was realized as the doors to the future of safe excavation and underground damage prevention were opened. …
Aimee Milks is the Marketing/Public Relations Manager at Dig Safely New York, Inc., an organization that protects New York State’ growing underground infrastructure from unnecessary excavation damage. The organization is committed to driving down the number of preventable underground utility strikes, through communication, advancement of technology, and education, thus ensuring laborer and community safety across the state.
Milks joined the not-for-profit organization in 2014, coming from journalism and marketing careers. Aimee has experience in journalism, grant writing, and marketing efforts in her 10-plus years in the job field at newspapers, technology companies, and most recently, at a brand communications firm where she was responsible for creating and managing marketing strategies for all clients. Her diverse experience in varied industries has provided a unique, outside-the-box approach to marketing strategy for Dig Safely New York. Milks manages a team of nine to accomplish all the marketing, public relations, and educational efforts (internal and external) for the organization. She also assists in operational efforts of the organization.
Currently, Aimee is a member of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA), where she serves on the Education Committee. She is also a member of the One Calls of America Mark-it Madness Committee.
Aimee has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Theory and Public Relations from State University of New York at Fredonia, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She resides in Syracuse, New York with her four-year-old daughter, Adelyn.