Economic Development
February 2018
News and Information from the
Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission Economic Development Office
A-N Economic Development Committee News
A-N Economic Development Committee Seeks New Members for 3 Vacant Seats

The Economic Development Committee has appointed a nominating committee and nominees are currently being sought. There are currently 3 vacancies on the 25-member Committee. The following seats are open: 

  • One (1) private sector representative from Accomack County
  • Two (2) private sector representatives from Northampton County

If you are interested in serving on the committee (for a 3-year term) please send a statement of interest and qualifications to  Curt Smith  at by Friday, March 9.

All interested individuals will be forwarded to the Nominating Committee for consideration. Nominations will be considered during the next Economic Development Committee meeting in June.
Committee Members
Sara Baldwin, Vice Chair
Roland Bailey
Peter Bale
Joseph Betit
Tommy Clark
Kevin Dennis
Wesley Edwards
Ava Gabrielle-Wise
Donald Hart
Arthur Leonard
Dave Lumgair
Robie Marsh, Chair
Andy Mason
Caroline Massey
Ron Matthews
John Pavlik
Mark Reiter
Evelyn Shotwell
Richard Snyder
Charlie Russell
Kevin Taylor

Technical Advisors
Rob Bloxom
Charles Kolakowski
Lynwood Lewis
Mike Mason
Elaine Meil, Secretary
2018 Meeting Schedule
Please mark your calendars for the following upcoming meetings
A-N Economic Development Committee

June 6, 2018
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
December 12, 2018
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

ESCC Workforce Development Building , Melfa
Aerospace & Defense Subcommittee

April 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 3, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sentinel Robotic Solutions
33531 Chincoteague Rd.,
Wallops Island
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, & Visitor Industries Subcommittee

April 3, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
October 10, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Onley Town Center
25020 Shore Parkway, Onley
Agribusiness & Food Processing Subcommittee

April 26, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eastern Shore Agricultural Research & Extension Center
33446 Research Dr., Painter
Foundational & Entrepreneurship Development Subcommittee

April 3, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
October 10, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Onley Town Center
25020 Shore Parkway, Onley
Aerospace & Defense News
Agribusiness & Food Processing News
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation & Visitor Industries News
Foundational & Entrepreneurship Development News
Entrepreneur Resources
Local & State News & Events
Regional Resources & Documents