We connect existing businesses and early-stage companies to the wide array of support available for them to adapt and thrive in our changing world. We bring together all of the information and marshal the resources to facilitate a new company locating in Pickens County. We advocate for their needs with the education and workforce development resources in the region, ensuring that our youth and adults win high paying jobs. We work to promote Pickens County as a great place to live, work and play.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Don Boggus, Jr., Chairman, CEO, Frontline Capital Partners
Lorrie Shaw, Vice Chairman, Chief Credit Officer, Community Bank of Pickens County
Todd Payne, Secretary/Treasurer, President and CEO, Amicalola EMC
Dan Pool, Editor, Pickens County Progress
Tony Young, Assistant Superintendent, Pickens County School District
Charles R. Fendley, Chairman of the Board, Georgia Transmission Corporation
Jerry Edwards, Owner, Plantation Moulding and Millwork
Brandon Douglas, City Manager, City of Jasper, GA
Phil M. Landrum, III, Landrum and Landrum
Green Suttles III, President and CEO
BOARD MEETING INFORMATION
The DAPC Board meets on the first Friday of every month at noon In the Small Conference Room of the Pickens County Administration Building.
1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143
For a copy of the most recent meeting notes, please contact
Jill Chastain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CITY/COUNTY/DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The DAPC is funded by an Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) between the City of Jasper, Pickens County Commission and Development Authority. This IGA is overseen by a Joint Committee of the three governmental entities. It currently consists of two Jasper City Council members, one County Commissioner and three members of the Development Authority.
PICKENS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is a full partner with the Development Authority. The Chamber provides office space, staffing support and overhead. The access to the business community and local leaders is invaluable to the success of the Development Authority.