Economic Development Advisory Committee

VIEW AGENDAS / ACTION MINUTESAmended: July 5, 2023
Committee TypeCommunity Advisory Standing Committee
CreatedDecember 4, 2012
Official ActionResolution No. 12-219; Resolution No. 15-20 (amended membership composition); Resolution No. 15-128 (amended membership composition); Resolution No. 16-152 (amended regular meeting schedule); Resolution No. 22-160 (discontinue Council Liaison role) 
Definition/PurposeProvide input and recommendations regarding City policies and priorities related to the City’s economic development priorities and strategies.
Committee Composition9 Members:
*At least one business represented must be a Certified Green Business.
  • 1 Business Representative (Any Size)
  • 1 Large Business Representative (>56 employees)
  • 1 Non-Profit Workforce Development Organization Representative
  • 2 Residents
  • 4 Small Business Representatives (<55 employees)
Committee FactsCommittee members shall receive no compensation. However, members may receive reimbursement for actual expenses incidental to carrying out the duties of the office, provided that they have first received specific City Council authorization for, and can verify, the expenditure and its purpose. City of Emeryville elected officials may not serve on this Committee. The City of Emeryville does not specifically prohibit concurrent service on more than one committee, provided, however, that the Government Code prohibition against incompatible offices shall apply. If a request were made to serve on more than one committee, a determination would be made as to whether that service would be allowable.
Term(s)2 Years, Staggered (expiring June 30)
Regular MeetingEvery Two Months
3rd Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November
11:30 AM
Civic Center (1333 Park Avenue, Emeryville)
Chairperson
Vice Chairperson
Mary Lou Thiercof
David Kritzberg
SecretaryChadrick Smalley, Community Development Director
edac@emeryville.org
510-596-4355
MemberDesignationTerm Ending

Javier Contreras

Non-Profit Workforce Representative

June 30, 2024

T. Scott Donahue

Small Business Representative

June 30, 2024

Rob Fong

Business Representative

June 30, 2024

Marchelle Huggins

Small Business Representative

June 30, 2025

Stacy Hunter

Resident

June 30, 2024

David Kritzberg

Small Business Representative

June 30, 2025

Mary Lou Thiercof

Small Business Representative

June 30, 2024

Kyle Weddington

Resident

June 30, 2025

VACANT

Large Business Representative

June 30, 2024

Contact the Committeeedac@emeryville.org
Other StaffCity Manager
Community Development Director