Authority: Ordinance adopted by York County Council on March 5, 1979. Ordinance amended by York County Council on 11/19/90 to include the Tega Cay Chamber of Commerce (ord. #5890). Ordinance amended by York County Council on 2/7/94 to include a representative of the Catawba Indian Nation.  Orindance amended by York County Council on November 16, 2015 to reconstruct the board members.

Governing Body: The Economic Development Board shall consist of 18 members.  Council shall appoint members as follows: one member from the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, one member from the Western York County Economic Development Alliance, one member from the Catawba Indian Nation, one member from Winthrop University, one member from York Technical College, three members shall be appointed from the York County Growth Partners, Inc., four members representing small, medium, and large manufacturers in York County, two members from major service operations, which includes headquarter operations, back office operations, or customer service centers, one member from the warehouse and distribution sector, one member from the real estate sector, one member from the banking, financial, legal, insurance, or accounting service sector and one member from the agri-business community, where the member owns one hundred (100) or more acres of acgriculturally active land in York County.

Term of Office: Three years. Vacancies are filled for the remainder of the unexpired term by York County Council.

Function: To promote and increase industrial and business development, encourage and promote economic development and expansion, coordinate development efforts and activities of local and state agencies and promote the involvement of public and private participation in development activities, all of which will enure to the benefit and welfare of the county and its citizens.

Staff Liaison: David Swenson
Economic Development Director
1830 Second Baxter Crossing
Fort Mill, SC 29708 (803) 802-4300
Website: www.ycedb.com

Meeting Schedule: Meets the last Tuesday of every month at 12:00 

Members

Position

Term

Amy Massey

At Large-Real Estate

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

Robert Hudson

At Large-Manufacturing

May 7, 2018 (2nd term)

Douglas Meyer-Cuno

At Large-Manufacturing

May 7, 2019 (2nd term)

David Beaty

At Large-Manufacturing

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

Jackie Canty

Catawba Indian Nation Representative

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

Vance Stine

At Large-Banking, Finance, Accounting, Legal

May 7, 2019 (2nd term)

Gil Sowell

At Large-Warehouse

May 7, 2018 (Filling)

Jason Collett

At Large-Office

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

David Williams

York County Regional Chamber

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

Jim Bradford

Western York County Economic Development Alliance

May 7, 2019 (1st term)

David Oxendine

At Large-Manufacturing

May 19, 2017 (Filling)

Jonathan Worrall

At Large-Office

May 19, 2017 (Filling)

Roger Weikle

Winthrop University

May 7, 2013 (2nd term) (expired)

Greg F. Rutherford

York Technical College

May 19, 2014 (2nd term) (expired)

Jeff Bushardt

York County Growth Partners

May 19, 2019 (1st term)

Jimmy Sprouse

York County Growth Partners

May 19, 2019 (1st term)

Marc Howie

York County Growth Partners

May 19, 2019 (2nd term)

Richard Roach Agri-Business May 7, 2019 (1st term)