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, Superintendent, Pickens County School District
Jerry Edwards, Owner, Plantation Moulding and Millwork
Mayor Steve Lawrence, City Manager, City of Jasper, GA
John Luke Weaver, JD, Owner, JL Weaver Law
Phil M. Landrum, III, Landrum and Landrum
Kelsey Essig, Economic Development Specialist
BOARD MEETING INFORMATION
The DAPC Board meets are scheduled for the first Friday of every month at 11 AM In the Pickens Room of the Pickens County Administration Building.
1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143
For specific information on a current meeting or 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.