February 15, 2017

Governance

CEDA Governance

CEDA operates with many volunteers that represent the region and provide leadership within the Clearwater Economic Development District. CEDA has four working councils and two standing committees that function under the governing CEDA Board of Directors.

Board of Directors
Provides CEDA oversight, sets organizational policy, and evaluates and provides leadership on issues and initiatives that impact the regional economy.

  •  Art Bettge, City of Moscow
  •  Dave Brown, City of Potlatch
  • Denis Duman, Idaho County (Chair)
  • Steve Greenfield, US Bank (Vice-Chair)
  • Melinda Hamilton, University of Idaho
  • Greg Johnson, Lewis County
  • Rick Laam, City of Orofino
  • Bruce Larson, Northwest Intermountain Manufacturers Association
  • Helen LeBoeuf, Banner Bank
  • Kermit Mankiller, Nez Perce Tribe
  • Dave McGraw, Latah County
  • Ged Randall, City of Lewiston
  • Victoria Scalise, North Central Idaho Travel Association
  • John Smith, Clearwater County
  • Mark Smith, Lewis-Clark State College
  • Robert Smith, University of Idaho
  • Tate Smith, Lewis-Clark State College
  • Bob Tippett, Nez Perce County
  • Robert West, City of Kamiah

Operations & Finance Council
Guides and monitors the operations and finances of CEDA.

  • Jaynie Bentz, Port of Lewiston
  • Art Bettge, City of Moscow
  • Denis Duman, City of Cottonwood (Chair)
  • Steve Greenfield, US Bank (Vice-Chair)
  • Rick Laam, City of Orofino
  • Robert Smith, University of Idaho
  • Michell Radamaker, Bott & Associates
  • Sage Stoddard, Idaho Department of Labor

Economic and Community Development Council
Oversees the Clearwater Economic Development District’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

  • Debbie Baker, Valley Vision
  • Michelle Bly, TD&H Engineering
  • Greg Johnson, Lewis County
  • Art McIntosh, McIntosh Farms
  • Cari Miller, Washington Trust Bank
  • Dennis Ohrtman, Community Member
  • Tate Smith, Lewis-Clark State College (Chair)
  • Jonathan Soderberg, Clark Place Senior Living
  • Kathryn Tacke, Idaho Department of Labor
  • Mike Tatko, Avista Corporation

Workforce Development Council
Guides and monitors the workforce development programs and projects of CEDA.

  • Debbie Baker, Valley Vision
  • Jessaca Austad, Ida-Lew Economic Development
  • Adena Burnette, Hillco Technologies
  • Erin Cassetto, Community Action Partnership
  • Katie Deibel, Vista Outdoor
  • Raymond Dixon, University of Idaho
  • Jim Fry, Clarkston School District
  • Diane Hairston, Department of Labor
  • Melinda Hamilton, University of Idaho
  • Lance Hansen, Lewiston School District
  • Shannon Inzunza, Clearwater Paper-Pulp & Paperboard Division
  • John Mangiantini, University of Idaho
  • Lisa McEwen, Howell Munitions & Technology
  • Chad Miltenberger, Walla Walla Community College
  • Joe O’Connor, Labor – USW Local #712 (alternate)
  • Kay Seven, Nez Perce Tribe
  • Kellye Sharp, Idaho Dept. of Labor
  • Sage Stoddard, Idaho Dept. of Labor
  • Linda Stricklin, Lewis-Clark State College
  • Chad Smith, USW 712 AFL-CIO
  • Mark Smith, Lewis-Clark State College
  • RodVan Alyne, Eastern Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council

Business Development & Finance Council
Guides and monitors CEDA’s small business development programs.

  • John Currin, Bateaux Strategies
  • Helen LeBoeuf, Banner Bank (Chair)
  • Barb Leachman, LCSC Small Business Development Center
  • Sage Stoddard, Idaho Department of Labor
  • Rob Cassetto, Potlatch #1 Federal Credit Union

Loan Review Committee
Reviews, approves or declines business funding requests from the CEDA Finance Program.

  • Jackson Davis, Presnell Gage
  • Peggy Foster, Headmasters
  • Bryan Hossner, Banner Bank
  • Kim Mitchell, US Bank
  • Doug Purdy, Zions Bank
  • Dan Rudolph, Washington Trust Bank
  • Judy Schumacher, LCSC Small Business Development Center

Asset Management Committee
Oversees CEDA’s properties and other assets.

  • John Currin, Bateaux Strategies
  • Greg Johnson, Lewis County
  • Dave McGraw, City of Moscow
  • Bob Tippett, Nez Perce County