Southeastern Economic Development Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Bill Early, Public
    Term Expires: June 30, 2027
  • Dennis Ewald, Public
    Term Expires: June 30, 2024
  • Velva Jenkins, Minority
    Term Expires: June 30, 2024
  • Marty Cooke, Commissioner

Overview

Mission

To create new jobs, retain existing jobs and stimulate economic and industrial growth in Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, New Hanover, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland counties.

Membership

All members serve 4-year terms.

  • 4 members from each county
    • At least 1 elected official
    • At least 1 member representing the minority population
    • At least 1 private sector representative
    • At least 1 representative of: the Executive Directors of Chambers of Commerce or representatives of institutions of post-secondary education workforce development groups or labor groups

Documents

By-Laws (PDF)

Original by-laws adopted January 21, 1971. Revised and adopted April 28, 1998; April 22, 2001; May 28, 2002; April 21, 2005; June 9, 2009.