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Wasatch Front Economic Development District Strategy Committee
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The Wasatch Front Economic Development District’s (WFEDD) membership is broadly representative of the principal economic interests of the region with members from both the public and private sector. This includes community and elected leaders, representatives of workforce development boards, institutions of higher education, banking and finance, construction, manufacturing, small business, real estate, and others who can contribute to and benefit from improved economic development in the region.

Governing Board

The 12-member Governing Board is made up of elected officials and appointed leaders who represent the Wasatch Front region’s five counties and unique geography.

Strategy Committee

The 25-member Strategy Committee is made up of the 12-member Governing Board and 13 additional members from the private sector. The Strategy Committee guides the development of the region’s economic development strategy, known as the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is the product of a collaborative and regional economic development planning process.

For additional information regarding the WFEDD Governing Board or Strategy Committee, please contact Scott Hess.

BOARD

Davis County

Morgan County

Salt Lake County

Tooele County

Weber County

  • Robert Dandoy | Mayor, Roy
  • Scott Parkinson | Bank of Utah
  • Russell Porter (Alternate) | Mayor, South Ogden
  • Rick Fairbanks (Alternate) | IDC

Statewide

  • Benjamin Hart | Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Carrie Mayne | Utah Department of Workforce Services
  • Tom Wadsworth (Alternate) | Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Mark Knold (Alternate) | Utah Department of Workforce Services

STRATEGY COMMITTEE

Davis County

Morgan County

  • Shaun Peterson | Peterson Wealth Services
  • Ty Bailey | City Manager, Morgan City
  • Gavin McCleary | Farm Bureau Financial

Salt Lake County

  • Susie Becker | Zions Public Finance
  • Chris DeHerrera | Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Scott Aylett (Alternate) | Zions Public Finance

Tooele County

  • Todd R. Bingham | Utah Manufacturers Association
  • Randy Sant | Economic Development Consultants

Weber County

  • Jeff Edwards | UAMMI
  • Joseph Spencer | Goldman Sachs

Statewide

Past Membership

2017 Meetings

2016 Meetings

2015 Meetings

2018 Meeting Schedule
  • February 26
  • May 21
  • July 30
    (Special Work Session)
  • August 27 – Canceled
  • November 19

All meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Monday at 1:00 pm at WFRC, 295 North Jimmy Doolittle Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

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