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, 2023
Cheryl KooiengaPrimary SectorJune 30, 2022
Suzy EmmackRetail/Hospitality/ServiceJune 30, 2023
Jacki BoldtResident StakeholderJune 30, 2022
Tom Gayman
Real Estate DevelopmentJune 30, 2024
VacantReal Estate DevelopmentJune 30, 2024
Bev HutneyPrimary SectorJune 30, 2023
Christopher Pendroy
Real Estate Brokerage
June 30, 2024
Pat PithanRetail/Hospitality/ServiceJune 30, 2025
Curt LeavertonPrimary SectorJune 30, 2023
Matt CarlileResident StakeholderJune 30, 2021