About the LCEDC
Economic advocate for our communities and their industries.
The Lincoln County Economic Development Council (LCEDC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that operates exclusively for social welfare purposes specifically related to economic development within the meaning of 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code. The LCEDC is also the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Associate Development Organization (ADO) for Lincoln County. Since its creation in 2006, the Economic Development Council has been responsible to:
- Coordinate and facilitate economic development
- Create a favorable climate for business development
- Grow and improve jobs
- Market Lincoln County’s strengths and opportunities
The EDC was formed as a member supported and directed organization that welcomes indi-viduals, businesses, organizations and local governments doing business in Lincoln County who recognize the importance of being proac-tive about the County’s economic future.
The LCEDC also acts on behalf of and for the Lincoln County Visitor & Convention Bureau. Our focus is on the promotion of Lake Roosevelt tourism, festivals and events, and incredible outdoor recreation opportunities. You can access everything there is to see and do simply by clicking on http://lakerooseveltandmore.com/ You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest also. Just search for Lake Roosevelt and More.
The LCEDC is represented by a volunteer Board of Directors who recognize the importance of being proactive about the County’s economy. The Directors provide a voice for their communities, their industries, and their local economies. The Lincoln County Economic Development Council Board of Directors:
Dale Swant – President – Reardan
Kelly Watkins – Vice President – Davenport
Don Phillips – Treasurer – Harrington
Jamie Manchester-Recorder- Seven Bays Area
Kevn Hansen -Davenport
Jan Hoogstad- Davenport
Rex Harder– Sprague
Scott Hutsell- Davenport
Janice Jantz-Executive Director