Regional Development Corporation
The Northwest Missouri Regional Development Corporation is a non-profit corporation that contracts with the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments to provide it with staff and administrative services for its programs. Ten of the 22 members of the Development Corporation Board of Directors are also Regional Council board members. The other twelve at-large members represent areas other than government.
The purposes of the RDC are as follows:
- To improve the civic, educational, commercial, and industrial standing of northwest Missouri by engaging in such not-for-profit business activities that will promote economic development within the five-county service area.
- To develop programs to assist with the improvement of housing stock within the five-county service area.
- To provide advisory and technical services and assistance in the organization and/or operation of business or governmental entities.
- To locate and provide gap financing for new and expanding industry in northwest Missouri.
- To promote job creation and retention in the region.
- To do any and all of the above acts, and any extensions or applications thereof, as any individual person or other entity could lawfully do.
Regional Development Corporation Board Members and Organizations
Atchison CountyCurtis Livengood, Presiding Commissioner
Adam Stanton, Vice-Chairperson, Tarkio Representative
Monica Bailey, Atchison County Development Corporation
Gentry CountyGary Carlson, Chairman County Commissioner
Lorie Carlson, King City Council
Mike Farmer, Farmers Publishing
Holt CountyDuane Nauman, Mound City Representative
Ken Jones, Farmer
Nodaway CountyBob Stiens, Secretary/Treasurer, Nodaway County Commissioner
Jack Baldwin, Vice Chairman, Hopkins Representative
Brock Pfost, White Cloud Eng & Const
Josh McKim, Nodaway County Economic Development
Worth CountyJubal Summers, Presiding Commissioner
Regan Nonneman, Allendale Representative
Ben Abplanalp, Insurance
Gene Auten, Worth County Economic Development
Regional Development Corporation Bylaws
Click here to view the RDC Bylaws.
Regional Development Corporation Meeting Minutes