Pratt Area Economic Development Corporation (PAEDC) was formed to create an atmosphere conducive to business and job creation and expansion within Pratt County, Kansas and to encourage coordination and networking among local, regional and state development programs.
The City of Pratt, Pratt County and the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce created an economic development plan to promote effective leadership for economic development initiatives within the City and County of Pratt, Kansas thereby jointly forming the non-profit 501(c)(6) corporation (PAEDC)
Board of Directors
The board consists of a 5 member body; 2 appointed by the City, 2 appointed by the County and 1 appointment from the Chamber of Commerce. Each member serves a 3 year term and is eligible for a second 3 year term with a 2 term limit.
Ex-Officio representatives from the City, County and Chamber attend meetings and participate in discussions with no voting privileges.
Mark Morgan, President
Ruth Ann Barker, Secy/Treas
Ex Officio Members
Tom Jones County Commissioner
Bruce Pinkall City Manager
Ashley Smith Chamber Director
Zach Deeds, Mayor
Brad Blankenship City Inspector
Heather Morgan, County Economic Development Consultant