About CEDC

Columbia EDC

Columbia Economic Development Corporation is the lead economic development organization for Columbia County, New York. Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.

Our commitment to our mission is strong. Our staff and board are comprised of business professionals who know first-hand the challenges of new business ventures and market expansions. We start with a comprehensive needs analysis, coach you through the startup or expansion process, and monitor your progress every step of the way.

 

CEDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman
Tony Jones, Roe Jan Publishing

Vice Chairman
David Fingar, Mid-Hudson Cable

Secretary
Sarah Sterling, HOUSE Hudson Valley

Treasurer
Richard Bianchi, Shallo Galluscio Bianchi CPAs PC

President & CEO
F. Michael Tucker, Tucker Strategies, Inc.

Russell Bartolotta Jr., Klein’s Kill Fruit Farms
James Calvin, NY Association of Convenience Stores
*James Campion, Columbia-Greene Community College
Patricia Finnegan, Columbia Memorial Health
Triona Fritsch, Etsy
James Lapenn, Retired Municipal Finance Attorney
John Lee, Saturn Industries
*James Mackerer, IDA Chairman
*Ed Nabozny, Supervisor, Town of Greenport
Michael Polemis, Columbia Land Conservancy
Robert Sherwood, Kinderhook Bank
Colin Stair, Stair Galleries
Dr. Maria Lagana Suttmeier, Hudson City School District

*Ex Officio Member

CEDC BOARD MEMBER TERMS

CEDC BOARD MEMBER ORIENTATION MANUAL

2017 CEDC MEETING CALENDAR

2017 CEDC COMMITTEE LISTS

 

BOARD MEETINGS



AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE



EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE



GOVERNANCE AND NOMINATING COMMITTEE



LOAN COMMITTEE



WORKFORCE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE



CEDC DOCUMENTS

AUDIT
2015 Audited Financials & Required Communications
2016 Audited Financials & Required Communications

REPORTS
2017 Earnings over $100,000
2017 Budget Report
2017 Statement of Owned Property
2017 Mission & Measurements Report

2016 Annual Report
2016 Active Project Report
2016 Assessment of Internal Controls
2016 Budget Report
2016 Earnings Over $100,000
2016 Investment Report
2016 Mission &  Measurement Report
2016 Operations & Accomplishments
2106 Personal Property Disposition Statement
2016 Procurement Report
2016 Real Property Acquisition/Disposal
2016 Schedule of Debt
2016 Statement of Owned Property
2016 Subsidiary Report

GENERAL
Amended and Restated ByLaws
Certificate of Incorporation
Org Chart
Employee Compensation
Executive Committee Charter
Audit & Finance Committee Charter
Governance & Nominating Committee Charter
Loan Committee Charter
Employee Handbook

POLICIES
Financial Disclosure Policy
Code of Ethics
Investment Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy
Whistleblower Policy
MWBE Policy
EEO Policy
Procurement Policy
Defense and Indemnification Policy
Board Reimbursement and Attendance Policy
Property Disposition Policy

 

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS
2015
2012, 2013, 2014