PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

 

Committees

 

Advocacy Committee

Would you like to be a part of developing and advocating for legislative and policy priorities on behalf of the statewide association of economic development professionals? The mission of the Advocacy Committee is to establish PEDA as the leader in economic development matters for legislation, the administration, and local government. The committee generally meets by phone on the third Thursday of each month, convening live meetings at PEDA's spring and fall conferences.

Chair
Katrina Vincent
Vice President of Real Estate & COO
Erie County Redevelopment Authority
900 State Street, Suite 007
Erie, PA 16501
814-664-3884
814-664-3885 (fax)
Katrina@ErieRedevelopment.com

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is responsible for implementing and upholding the Awards Program guidelines including collecting and reviewing nominations and voting on annual award winners. The committee meets by phone, periodically, leading up to PEDA's annual fall conferences, where award recipients are announced and recognized.

Chair
Pamela Shupp, AICP, CEcD
Executive Vice President
Greater Reading Chamber Alliance
201 Penn Street, Suite 502
Reading, PA 19601
610-898-7787
610-376-4238 (fax)
Pshupp@GreaterReading.com

Conference Committee

The Conference Committee is responsible for overseeing the development of PEDA conferences. The committee generally meets by phone on a monthly basis, convening live meetings at PEDA's spring and fall conferences.

Chair
Michelle Bisbing
Pocono Mountain Economic Development
300 Community Drive
Suite D
Tobyhanna, PA 18466
570-839-1992
mbisbing@pmedc.com

EDC Committee

The mission of the EDC/IDC Committee is to collect and disseminate information regarding issues surrounding Pennsylvania’s EDC/IDC’s. The committee is structured to serve as a forum for discussion, networking and advocating issues. The committee generally meets on a quarterly basis, convening live meetings at PEDA's spring and fall conferences and conference calls each summer and winter.

Chairs
Steve McKnight

President & CEO
Altoona - Blair County Development Corp
3900 Industrial Park Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
814-944-6113
814-946-0157 (fax)

stevem@abcdcorp.com

Brian Hansbury
Vice President
Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation
Union Station
Progress Circle, Suite 200

Pottsville, PA 17901

570-622-1943
570-622-2903 (fax)

bhansbury@sed-co.com

 

Membership and Communications Committee

OUR MEMBERS MAKE IT HAPPEN… 

The mission of the Membership Committee is to engage and involve current members while striving to identify and attract new members. The committee generally meets on a quarterly basis, convening live meetings at PEDA's spring and fall conferences and conference calls each summer and winter.

Chair
Dawn Ferrante Hart
Director, Department of Community and Economic Development
City of Easton
123 South Third Street, 3rd Floor
Easton, PA 18042
dhart@easton-pa.gov

Professional Development Committee

Chair
Kenetha Hansen
Director, Economic Development and Financing
York County Economic Alliance
144 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17401
(717) 848-4000
khansen@ycea-pa.org


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