Economic Development Advisory Board

The Economic Development Advisory Board provides perspectives and insights to help shape the City of Urbandale’s economic development strategies. The membership of the Economic Development Advisory Board is built around twelve key perspectives. Appointees are residents of Urbandale and/or work in Urbandale. The Board was established on July 9, 2013 through Council Letter 4482 (PDF). The original Board consisted of ten members. Two additional members were added on August 16, 2016 through Council Letter 5218 (PDF).


Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Board MemberKey Perspective SectorTerm Expires
Mark AndersonReal Estate BrokerageJune 30, 2024
Laura BarringerPrimary SectorJune 30, 2027
Ryan FordPrimary SectorJune 30, 2026
Danielle BrommerPrimary SectorJune 30, 2027
Anna NaleanPrimary SectorJune 30, 2027
Tom GaymanReal Estate DevelopmentJune 30, 2024
Karie Kading RamseyReal Estate Development
June 30, 2025
VacantPrimary Sector

Christopher PendroyReal Estate Brokerage
June 30, 2024
Pat PithanRetail/Hospitality/Service
June 30, 2025
Kathleen RiessenResident StakeholderJune 30, 2026
Matt CarlileResident Stakeholder
June 30, 2025