Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee

Responsible for all matters pertaining to housing, community and economic development, public works, and workforce development including the creation of affordable housing and housing options for different populations, residential, commercial, and industrial development, and building and housing codes.

Policy Briefs

Latest Resources

  • Video | Apr. 9, 2019

    Gunnison County, Colo. Commissioner John Messner testifies before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management on the role of the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in economic development and recovery.

  • Video | Apr. 1, 2019

    This week's video includes the latest on the annual appropriations process, "Dear Colleague" letters in support of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, the Community Development Block Grant and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program, the National Flood Insurance Program, new rules on overtime pay and more.

  • Video | Mar. 25, 2019

    This week's video includes an update on the appropriations process, funding for the State Opioid Response grants, the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs and more.

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Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee

Chair

Jim McDonough
Commissioner
Ramsey County, Minnesota

 

Vice Chair

J.D. Clark
County Judge
Wise County, Texas

 

Audrey Edmonson
Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Florida

 

Renee Price
Commissioner
Orange County, North Carolina

 

Denise Winfrey
Board Member
Will County, Illinois

 

Subcommittee Chair

Pamela Lancaster (Work Force)
Supervisor
Hall County, Nebraska

 

Larry Nelson
Supervisor
Waukesha County, Wisconsin

 

John O'Grady (Economic Development)
Commissioner
Franklin County, Ohio

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Tony Guillory
Police Juror
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

 

Brenda Howerton (Work Force)
Commissioner
Durham County, North Carolina

 

Drucilla Jackson (Housing)
Commissioner
Sumter County, Alabama

 

Martha Schrader (Economic Development )
Commissioner
Clackamas County, Oregon

 

Kathryn Starkey (Work Force)
Commissioner
Pasco County, Florida

 

Contact

  • Associate Legislative Director – Community, Economic & Workforce Development  
    (202) 942-4212