Economic Development District

The Six County Economic Development Program

Economic Development Program – EDA provides an annual federal grant which is used to develop, coordinate and manage a regional economic development program. County coordination of the program is through the Six County Technical Committee.

This committee is made up of each county’s economic development director/coordinator, the Board Chair of the SCEDD, and representatives of partner agencies with a regional economic development emphasis. Additionally, staff provides technical assistance to counties as they work toward goal attainment of their economic development endeavors. This includes monthly attendance and participation in county economic development council/board meetings as well as other involvement as requested.

Other staff responsibilities include, but are not limited to, organizing bi-monthly meeting and taking minutes, annual EDA grant development, District reports, audits, correspondence, development and management of a five year plan known as the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), interface and coordination with partner agencies, training of local officials and board members, and other duties as assigned.

Staff includes Russ Cowley, Program Director; Cheryl Busk, Executive Assistant; and JaLyne Ogden, Chief Financial Officer.

 


 

2017 SIX COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT BOARD

Member County/City Representing Title Business/Entity
Tooter Ogden (Chair) Sevier Elected Official Commissioner County Government
Byron Woodland Juab Elected Official Commissioner County Government
Wayne Jackson Millard Elected Official Commissioner County Government
Newell Harward Wayne Private Business Owner/Mgr. Harward & Reese Const.
Rick Dalton Junction Elected Official Mayor City Government
Glade Nielson Nephi Elected Official Mayor City Government
Michael Holt Fillmore Elected Official Mayor City Government
John Christensen Mayfield Private Business Owner Lone Star Services
David Ogden Richfield Richfield City Mayor City Government
Darin Bushman (V. Chair) Piute Elected Official Commissioner County Government
Scott Bartholomew Sanpete County Government Commissioner County Government
Cody Grundy Loa Elected Official Mayor City Government
Adus Dorsey Wayne County Government Director Economic Development
Brent Boswell Juab County Government Director Economic Development
Scott Barney Millard County Government Director Economic Development
Kevin Christensen Sanpete County Government Director Economic Development
Malcolm Nash Sevier County Government Director Economic Development
Lorraine Gregerson Richfield Chamber of Commerce Director Richfield Chamber