Committees

Mid-America EDC leadership encourages your active participation to assist in our mission to be the best resource for making contact with site selectors, advancing regional economic development programs and accessing thought leadership!

 

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee's mission is to recruit new members and retain existing members. If you are interested in serving on this committee, click on the link above to email Membership Committee chairperson, Dean Dziedzic.

 

Sponsorship Committee

The Sponsorship Committee's mission is to target organizations that would benefit from promoting their organizations via the Mid-America EDC Website and at the two annual conferences.  The 2019 Sponsorship committee chair is Mary Cierebiej.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, click on the link above to email the Managing Director, Tracey Hogan.

 

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee's mission it to continually advance promotion and communications, including website updates and advancements.  The 2019 Marketing committee chair is  Brook Aken.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, click on the link above to email the Managing Director, Tracey Hogan.

 

Professional Development Committee

The professional development committeee creates additional opportunities and partnerships for professional development/education for Mid-America EDC members.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, click on the link above to email the Professional Development Committee chairperson, Horton Hobbs.

 

Scholarship Committee

The scholarship committeee reviews and selects recipients for the annual Bob Ady Scholarship.  The committee also creates and reviews criteria for nominations and guidelines for selection.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, click on the link above to email the Scholarship Committee chairperson, Keith Gillenwater.

 

Competitiveness Conference Committee

The Competitiveness Conference is held annually in early December in Chicago.  If you are interested in serving on this committee to assist with format and determination of presenters/topics, click on the link above to email Competitiveness Conference committee co-chairperson, Nicole Sedlacek.

 

Best Practices Conference Committee

The Best Practices Conference is held each spring/summer and rotates among cities in the Mid America EDC region.  The 2019 Best Practices Conference will be held in Wisconsin, and the 2020 Best Practices Conference will be held in Michigan.  If you are interested in serving on this committee to assist with format, sponsorships and determination of presenters/topics, please click on the link above to email the Managing Director, Tracey Hogan.