No citizens spoke at the 21 October 2014 Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority meeting. Nobody there but Greg Justice of Regal Marine (presented a framed copy of the VDT article about his company), VDT reporter Stuart Taylor (here’s his report), and Gretchen (who took these videos). Roy Copeland wanted to know about numbers of new jobs and reporting to the community.
Here’s the agenda, and below are the videos of events as they transpired.
- Call to Order, Invocation, Welcome Minutes, Financials
Marketing Community Relations (part 1)- Meghan Duke
Video. They presented a framed copy of the VDT article recognizing Regal Marine to Greg Justice.
- Marketing Community Relations (part 2)- Meghan Duke
- Project Report / Existing Industry – Allan Rickets
Executive Director’s Report – Andrea Schruijer
Video. Here’s the Existing Industry Coordinator job posting on Southern Economic Development Council:
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority is seeking an Existing Industry Coordinator to support the Executive Director and Project Manager with operations, planning, projects and outreach. The individual must have the ability to take initiative, work independently, multitask, and be adaptable to an ever changing fast paced work environment. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, coordination of financial responsibilities, industry research, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, strong people management and sales skills.
A bachelor’s degree in public administration, public relations, marketing, business, or a similar course of study is required. Two to three years’ experience in economic development is preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered for the minimum requirements.
Applicants may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to Andrea Schruijer at email@example.com
- Attorney Report – Easement for water distribution
- Meeting Adjournment
Here’s a video playlist:
Videos: Existing Industry Spotlight
Regular Meeting, Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority (VLCIA),
Tom Call Chairman, Roy Copeland, Mary Gooding, Jerry Jennett, Terri Lupo, Andrea Schruijer, Executive Director, J. Stephen Gupton, Attorney, Tom Davis, CPA, Allan Ricketts, Project Manager,S. Meghan Duke, Public Relations & Marketing Manager, Lu Williams, Operations Manager,
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 21 October 2014.