Collaborative Economic Development Committee

Purpose

This committee consists of 15 members:

  • 5 are appointed by the City of Grants Pass
  • 5 are appointed by Josephine County
  • 1 is appointed by Cave Junction
  • 1 represents the Grants Pass/Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
  • 1 represents Rogue Community College
  • 1 represents School District 7
  • 1 represents Three Rivers School District

The Collaborative Economic Development Committee (CEDC) is an advisory committee to the City of Grants Pass and Josephine County and will be responsible for the implementation of the joint Economic Development Strategic Plan adopted by the Grants Pass City Council and Josephine County Board of Commissioners.

Target areas include: Services, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development.

Members

  • Kim Dickson - Business Retail
  • Brad Converse - Manufacturing/Industrial
  • Sam Engel - Health Care
  • Colene Martin - Finance/Commercial lending/Real estate
  • Ronald Gordon - Member-at-large
  • Gene Merrill, Chair - Natural Resources & Agriculture
  • Daniel Mancuso - Tourism
  • Bryan Hawkins, Vice Chair - Transportation/Airports/Industry
  • Cameron Camp - Technology
  • Robert Schaller - Member at Large


  • Kenny Houck, City of Cave Junction
  • Josie Molloy, Grants Pass/Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
  • Ron Goss, Rogue Community College
  • Shauna Bland, School District 7
  • Dale Fisher, Three Rivers School District
  • Susan Seereiter, Staff support
  • Julie Schmelzer, Staff support
  • Joel King, Grants Pass Council Liaison
  • Darin Fowler, County Commissioner
  • Jean Ann Miles, Cave Junction Council Liaison
  1. Accepting applications for Housing Advisory Committee

    Applications are being accepted for two positions on the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC) due to expired terms. Read on...
  2. Accepting applications for the Urban Area Planning Commission

    Applications are being accepted for a position on the Urban Area Planning Commission Read on...
  3. Accepting applications for the Committee on Public Art

    Applications are being accepted for one position on the Committee on Public Art (CoPA). Read on...
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Application

  1. Committee / Commission Application - fill out and submit online.

    Open Positions

    Apply for Committee on Public Art - fill out and submit online by October 4, 2021

    Apply for Housing Advisory Committee - Special Qualifications: Financial Institution/lender or Renter in the LMI - fill out and submit online by October 11, 2021

    Apply for Urban Area Planning Commission - fill out and submit online by October 15, 2021