Economic Development Advisory Board (REQUIRES DISCLOSURE STATEMENT)

Description: Work cohesively with the County's Economic Development staff and other economic development partners to position Orange County as a competitive location for business opportunities.

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Meeting Time and Date 12:00 pm Second Tuesday of every other month Contact Person Steve Brantley, Amanda Garner, & Lindsey Hirni
Meeting Place Rotating Contact Phone 919-245-2325, 919-245-2330
Number of Positions 10 Contact E-Mail sbrantley@orangecountync.gov; agarner@orangecounty
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

Hasan A. Abdullah Residency Req:   Special Representation: Core Business Community 
First Appointed: 4/5/2022  Current Appointment: 5/24/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2025  Number of Terms:

David Gephart Residency Req:   Special Representation: Core Business Community 
First Appointed: 5/18/2021  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Eno Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Sharon Hill, Vice-Chair Residency Req:   Special Representation: Entrepreneur 
First Appointed: 3/21/2017  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Barbara Jessie-Black Residency Req:   Special Representation: Non-Profit Agency 
First Appointed: 6/5/2018  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

W Estella Johnson Residency Req:   Special Representation: Core Business Community 
First Appointed: 5/18/2021  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

John Morris, Chair Residency Req:   Special Representation: Core Business Community 
First Appointed: 6/5/2018  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Tom Proctor Residency Req:   Special Representation: Core Business Community 
First Appointed: 10/6/2020  Current Appointment: 4/26/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2025  Number of Terms:

Jane Saiers Residency Req:   Special Representation: Agriculture 
First Appointed: 5/18/2021  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Kristen Smith Young Residency Req:   Special Representation: UNC Chapel Hill 
First Appointed: 6/18/2019  Current Appointment: 4/26/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2025  Number of Terms:

Elise Tyler Residency Req:   Special Representation: Tourism 
First Appointed: 4/5/2022  Current Appointment: 4/5/2022 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms: