Mid Columbia/Columbia Gorge
Economic Development Strategy

In partnership with communities in our five county area, MCEDD develops and implements a regional economic development strategy. We invite your participation and input.

Next Scheduled Meeting:

March 9, 2017

Insitu's Eagle Point Facility

Bingen, WA

Resiliency & Final Plan




Join us for an upcoming outreach session!
Sessions begin at 9:00 am, with optional networking at 8:30 am. Community tours immediately follow the sessions

  • Demographics and Data: Annual Economic Symposium: July 14, 2016
  • SWOT Analysis: September 15, 2016, Cascade Locks Pavilion/Marine Park, OR
  • Regional Vision and Goals : October 27, 2016, Hegewald Center, Stevenson, WA
  • Sector Focus Areas and Strategies: November 17, 2016, Sherman County Senior Center, Moro, OR
  • Strategies: January 26, 2017, CGCC Campus, The Dalles , OR
  • Measuring Success : February 16, 2017, Rockford Grange, Hood River, OR
  • Resiliency; Final Plan: March 9, 2017, Bingen, WA
  • Plan Adoption: March 2017

Planning Committee Members:

Name Affiliation
Brian Tuck Oregon State University
Buck Jones Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Caitlin Blagg Sherman County Health District
David Roth Edward Jones
Gabriel Muro Next Door, Inc/Nuestra Communidad Sana
Jessica Metta Gorge Technology Alliance
Pat Albaugh
Kari Fagerness
Port of Skamania
Skamania County Economic Development Council
David McClure/Richard Foster Klickitat County Economic Development Administration

We need your support! Sponsors’ names and logos will be included in marketing and materials for the program.Lending your name and support will increase awareness of the role you play in our economy and communities. In addition, this series of events will enable us to better coordinate regional efforts to support industry clusters, develop key infrastructure and build upon our economic development resource and support structures. Click here for the Sponsorship Form!



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last updated: February 24, 2017

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