GOVERNING BOARD

THE BEDC IS A PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

The BEDC

The Boundary Economic Development Council Board includes elected officials from Boundary County, the City of Bonners Ferry, the City of Moyie Springs and the Bound­ary County School Board. The board also includes the Chairperson of the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, two private sector partners, and ex-officio representatives from Panhandle Area Council, Idaho Department of Labor and the Idaho Department of Commerce.

In addition to the Board, the BEDC also has an advisory committee that includes additional members from the private sector. The BEDC holds monthly meetings that include the advisory committee, to give the organization a broad representation from both the gov­ernmental and private sectors.

Board Members

Dick Staples, Mayor, City of Bonners Ferry
Gary Aitken, Jr., Chairman, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
Wally Cossairt, Commissioner, Boundary County
Jan Bayer,  School District #101  Superintendent
Donna Wilson-Funkhouser, City of Moyie Springs
Wally Jacobson, Executive Director, Panhandle Area Council
Dave Walter, Retired Columbia Bank Manager
Cal Russell, Owner of Boundary Tractor

Ex-Officio Board Members

Kim Glineski , Idaho Department of Commerce
Summer MacDonald, Idaho Department of Labor

Citizen Advisory Committee

David Gray
Michael Listman
John O’Conner
Christine Callison
Carolyn Testa
Patty Perry
Connie Wells

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