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Oct 16, 2023
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TEDC Announces Election of New Board Chair, New Board Treasurer, and New Board Members

October 16th, 2023

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) at its Board Meeting on October 13, 2023, in Houston, Texas, recognized Susan Gill, President of the Lindale Economic Development Corporation, as the 2024 Chair of the Board of Directors. Susan will serve as board chair effective October 13, 2023, through October 25, 2024. She has been a member of the TEDC’s Executive Committee since 2020.

The TEDC’s Nominating Committee put forth the seven individuals for election to the TEDC’s board of directors. The TEDC’s board officially elected these new board members for terms beginning October 13, 2023: • Regina Jo Carlson, Taylor Economic Development Corporation • Scott Connell, Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce • Lisa Denton, Kilgore Economic Development Corporation • Ashley Gossen, greater.SATX • Jason Greiner, Wylie Economic Development Corporation • Wayne Mansfield, Longview Economic Development Corporation • Carolyn Rowley, Lubbock Economic Development Alliance

Kevin Carter, President & CEO, Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, was elected as Board Treasurer and is now in the rotation to be a future board chair of the Texas Economic Development Council.

The following board members were re-elected for another two-year term beginning October 13, 2023: • Glenda Bassham, Sulphur Springs Economic Development Corporation • Jodi Carr, Ingleside Development Corporation • Kasey Coker, The High Ground of Texas • Raudel Garza, Harlingen Economic Development Corporation • Adam Gawarecki, San Patricio County Economic Development Corporation • Heather Ledbetter, Oncor • Stewart McGregor, Kaufman Economic Development Corporation • Nathan Tafoya, Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation

The following board members whose terms expired October 13, 2023 were recognized for their board leadership:

• Wesley Burnett, Nacero • Jason Ford, Frisco Economic Development Corporation • Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation • Craig Rhodes, Greater Houston Partnership • Josh Schneuker, Seguin Economic Development Corporation

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About the TEDC

The Texas Economic Development Council is governed by a 30-member board and an 8-member Executive Committee.

The TEDC provides information, education and legislative services to its members to foster the expansion of existing businesses, the location of new firms and the development of strategies that promote a positive business climate in Texas. With more than 1,000 members, the TEDC is the largest state economic development association in the nation.

About the Wylie EDC

The Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC) is funded through a citywide half-cent sales tax that is funded by over 240,000 local area residents.  The WEDC facilitates corporate relocations, local expansions of existing businesses, retail/commercial development and revitalization projects.  The Wylie EDC facilitates the creation of new jobs and generates additional tax revenue for the benefit of the community.

For more information, visit www.WylieEDC.com.