quarterly news & updates
  • Upcoming Events
  • New Resource: TIF Video Series
  • Member Benefit: Job Board
  • Welcome New Members
  • OEDA Summer Conference Success
  • Call for Committee Members
Upcoming Events
2018 OEDA Annual Conference
October 8-9
Evening Welcome Reception October 7
Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls OR

Professional Development Training: Economic Development Finance
October 7, 8 am-4 pm
Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls OR

Professional Development Training: Economic Development 101
November 2, 8 am-4 pm
Broadway Commons, Salem, OR

Staff Spotlight: Avery Pickard
In March, OEDA hired Avery Pickard to serve as the organization's full time executive director. Avery has been working with the the OEDA board and volunteer committees and getting to know the OEDA network.

We're glad she's on board! Contact Avery any time by email at director@oeda.biz or by calling (541) 623-0064.
New Resource: Video Series on Tax Increment Finance (TIF)
New on the OEDA Resources page: CFDA's six-video series on the popular development finance tool Tax Increment Finance. Great as a reference tool!

Member Benefit: EcoDev Job Board
OEDA maintains a job board for economic development professional opportunities which receives traffic nationwide.

Members can post their openings to a broad economic development audience and ensure the best candidate pool possible!

Welcome New Members!
Thank You Corvallis!
OEDA's 2018 Summer Conference in Corvallis this past June brought together 120 members of the economic development community!

A huge THANK YOU to our Conference Planning Committee, Tom Nelson of Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Office, our Signature Sponsor Oregon State University, and our venue, the Courtyard by Marriott Corvallis!
Call for Committee Members: Join an OEDA Committee!
Grow your network and gain leadership experience in economic development!

We're inviting members to join OEDA's six dynamic volunteer-driven committees :

  • Urban Renewal
  • Professional Development
  • Government Affairs
  • Conference Planning
  • Marketing
  • Membership

Contact a Committee Chair or OEDA Executive Director Avery Pickard ( director@oeda.biz ) to get involved.
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