Juneau Economic Development Council Fact Sheet
Title: Juneau Economic Development Council
Type of Board/Commission/Committee: AdHoc
Affiliated Department: City Manager
To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.
Description: Juneau Economic Development Council (JEDC) Prepares an economic development plan for the community and facilitates applications for state and federal assistance as may be appropriate. The Overall Economic Development Planning Committee (OEDP) is designated as the Juneau Economic Development Council (JEDC). An independent not-for-profit corporation governed by a board of directors consisting of nine members, one member must represent organized labor and one must represent a nonprofit environmental organization. In addition, the mayor or the mayor's designee, and an assembly member serves on the council. The remaining five members on the board shall be selected based on their experience and expertise in fields relating to economic development, including but not limited to: large and small businesses; entrepreneurship; natural resource development; tourism; banking and finance; higher education; engineering and construction; and government. The council hires its own executive director who serves as staff to the council.
Membership: 11 member nonprofit corporation. See Resolution 2136 linked above for appointment process and membership criteria.
Officers: Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary
Term Limits: No Director, except the Mayor, may serve for more than two consecutive terms.
Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): October
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month at Noon in the JEDC Conference Room at 612 Willoughby Ave., Suite A
Staff Contact: Brian Holst, JEDC Executive Director - 523-2333 - firstname.lastname@example.org