Economic Development Advisory Board

Meetings
  • 8 a.m.
  • The 2nd Wednesday of every month
  • University Center
    1201 Technology Drive
    Aberdeen, MD 21001
Members
Applied Technology
  • Heather E. Couvillon Lufborrow
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Cyrus R. Etemad-Moghadem
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Stephanie N. Hau
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Sharon B. Jacobs
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Michael A. Parker
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Tony Steelman
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Christopher M. Stone
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
Business & Workforce Development
  • Bruce A. England
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Angela Rose
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Bethany M. Pace
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Diane L. Sengstacke
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Theodore M. Wasielewski
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
Liaison
  • Andrew Cassilly
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Jeffrey Gahler
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Trish Heidenreich
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • J.B. Jennings
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Steve Johnson
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Tom Lofland
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Colonel Gregory McClinton
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Robert Sandlass
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Chad Shrodes
    Term expires: December 3, 2018


Land Use


  • Eric E. McLauchlin
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Edward M. Steere
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Christopher C. Streett
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • W. Paul Thompson, Jr.
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • William C. Vanden Eynden
    Term expires: December 3, 2018

Public Service


  • Barbara Canavan
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Dennis Golladay
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Mary L. Hastler
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Robin L. Luxon
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Mark Wilson
    Term expires: December 3, 2018

Retail/Business/Service


  • Jay M. Ellenby
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Elizabeth B. Hopkins
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Rowan G. Glidden
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Howard K. McComas
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Patricia K. Parker
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Benny C. Walker
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
About the Board
This board consists of 28 members appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Members of the board will represent the county's population with respect to race, gender, geography, and political affiliation. Members are selected because of their known experience and interest in the economic development of Harford County.

Board members will represent each of the following industries:
  • 6 members from retail/service
  • 7 members from applied technology (manufacturing, international trade)
  • 5 members from land use (agriculture, residential development, business development)
  • 5 members from public services (superintendent of Harford County Schools, the president of Harford Community College, the director of Harford County Library, utilities, training, transportation)
  • 5 members from business and workforce development (Small Business Development Center, Susquehanna Region Private Industry Council, Chamber of Commerce, Association of the United States Army)
The members of the board will serve at the pleasure of the County Executive. The County Executive will annually select a chair and vice-chair.

Duties
The Economic Development Advisory Board's duties are as follows:
  1. Review the budget of the Office of Economic Development
  2. Develop goals and objectives for the board that support and complement the county's overall goals and objectives for economic development
  3. Support and encourage the location of new industrial enterprises in the county and the expansion of present enterprises
  4. Support and encourage the development of recreational areas and tourist business in the county
  5. Review legislation and policy decisions in order to identify the impact they have on economic development in Harford County
  6. Participate in an annual review of a strategic plan for economic development in conjunction with the Office of Economic Development and Departments of Planning & Zoning, Public Works, and Parks & Recreation
  7. Maintain a permanent liaison with Aberdeen Proving Ground with the objective of providing economic opportunities relating to APG activities
For more information, please call Eva Hanley at 410-638-4832.