WCEDC Board Members

Vice President: Bill Marx, Spooner
Treasurer: Jill Dunlavy, Shell Lake
Secretary: Kevin Pagorek, Minong
County Board Representative: Steven Smith
County Board Representative: Brian Berg
Member: Nick Koverman, Spooner
The Directors shall be serve three (3) year staggered terms so that one-third (1/3) of the Directors are elected each year. The Directors shall be from and serve the major geographical areas within Washburn County.

The Board of Directors meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 8:30 AM.

The WCEDC provides assistance:
  1. By marketing and selling the county’s many attributes and amenities to industries and businesses
    outside Washburn County
  2. By networking with county, regional, state and national agencies to provide business technical assistance to new
    and existing business and industry
  3. By working with area lenders and commercial borrowers to develop financing solutions and alternatives for business
    development and expansion
  4. By working with Washburn County Industrial Development Agency that provides secondary and “gap” financing
    through the Revolving Loan Fund of Washburn County
  5. By assisting and facilitating with business training needs
  6. By networking with commercial realtors and local officials on commercial and industrial sites within the county

Washburn County Economic Development Corporation is a U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approved 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and all contributions are tax deductible.