Economic Development Advisory Board
The following are Advisory Board Members:
|Board Members||Term Expires|
|Mike Buse - Genesis Refrigeration & HVAC||December 2020|
|Allan Dye - Port Gardner Supply||December 2021|
|Sally King - Harmsen & Associates||December 2022|
|Heather Rousey - Original Pilot House Coffees||December 2020|
|James Stayton - Webbome Labs||December 2022|
|Bridgette Tuttle - Burnt Barrel Whiskey Bar/Monroe Pizza & Pints||December 2021|
|Katy Woods - Coastal Community Bank||December 2022|
Provide a forum for the coordination of information among entities identified as having economic development roles; recommending priorities and establishing a means to monitor progress on goals; and providing such other advice and guidance with furthering Monroe’s economic development strategy.
The Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) will consist of seven members. Board membership will strive to include a balance of business type, location, and size. Terms will not exceed four years.
Qualifications. Appointed members will be residents of the City or business persons managing operations and/or property in Monroe. Experience and/or expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred:
- General retail
- Light industry / Manufacturing
- Medical/Professional services
- Commercial leasing
Location. The appointed members of the board may represent North Kelsey, Industrial/Commercial zones, Downtown, and US 2 corridor.
Size. Ideally board members will include both large and small businesses with representatives from local, regional, and national companies.
Ex Officio Members. The board may also include representatives from the Monroe Chamber, Downtown Monroe Association, Monroe School District, Everett Community College, Hospital District and not-for-profit partners as ex-officio (non-voting) members.