Meeting Body Information
Name:  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Meeting Time:  5:00 PM
Meeting Location:  215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 300 (Madison Municipal Building)
Description:  Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.17 - Work with the Mayor, Common Council, other City boards and commissions and City staff to facilitate the development of a healthy, diversified economy in which businesses can locate, innovate, grow and prosper and all residents have opportunities for economic prosperity. The commission shall: a) provide city officials & staff with evaluations and recommendations regarding critical local & regional economic development issues and policies. Such recommendations shall include the preparation/updating of an Economic Development Plan, periodic reports on aspects of Madison's economy and reports on major projects or initiatives; b) provide the business community with a public forum for providing input into the development of policy/ programs affecting business growth & development and for the education/information exchange on economic development issues & opportunities; c) facilitate the articulation & advancement of economic development initiatives & strategies. This shall include recommending items for inclusion in the City's Capital and Operating budgets in support of the City's economic development strategy. In carrying out these duties, the Committee may form subcommittees, hold public meetings, and utilize the services of the City or other public or private services as it finds necessary, subject to the policy and budgetary approval of the Common Council. (Title of body changed from commission to committee per MGO Sec. 33.17, adopted 3-17-2009, effective 8-1-2009.)
Primary Contact: 
Current MemberTitleTerm
Peng HerMayor or Designee9/18/2007 - 4/30/2016
Mark Clear
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member9/2/2008 - 4/21/2015
Craig P. Stanley
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member7/1/2014 - 4/30/2017
Julia Stone
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member5/5/2009 - 4/30/2015
Eric E. Steege
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member3/4/2014 - 4/30/2015
M. Meghan Blake-Horst
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Small Business Owner4/29/2014 - 4/30/2017
Mark R. Greene
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member6/4/2013 - 4/30/2016
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member8/2/2014 - 12/31/9999
Patricia (Pat) A. Schramm
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member5/7/2013 - 4/30/2016
Edward G. Clarke 7/6/2004 - 4/30/2016
Matthew C. Younkle 11/17/2009 - 4/30/2016
Scott J. Resnick
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member4/19/2011 - 4/21/2015
John Strasser
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member4/16/2013 - 4/21/2015
Past MemberTitleTerm
Joseph W. Boucher
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member6/17/2008 - 8/1/2014
Zachariah Brandon 4/15/2003 - 9/1/2008
Mark D. Bugher 2/3/2004 - 9/24/2007
Joseph R. ClausiusDistrict 13 Alder1/5/2010 - 4/18/2011
Mark Clear 6/21/2005 - 6/4/2007
Jeff C. Erlanger 1/8/2002 - 6/11/2007
Michael E. Falk 11/8/2003 - 6/8/2007
Susan M. Gleason 6/17/2003 - 4/30/2009
Patricia E. Jenkins 7/7/1998 - 7/30/2007
Jill Johnson 4/19/2011 - 4/15/2013
Ralph Kauten 1/4/2005 - 11/25/2008
Douglas S. Nelson 6/3/2008 - 8/18/2011
Ken Opin 11/1/2011 - 6/3/2013
Noel T. Radomski 11/23/2004 - 4/30/2005
Noel T. Radomski 8/7/2007 - 5/23/2008
Gabriel A. Sanchez 12/2/2008 - 7/25/2011
Chris Schmidt 1/5/2010 - 4/18/2011
Victoria S. Selkowe
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member6/19/2007 - 4/30/2014
Richard A. Slone 6/5/2001 - 1/8/2010
Thomas W. Still 6/15/2004 - 9/24/2007
Sandra J. Torkildson 6/5/2007 - 4/21/2010
Sandra J. Torkildson
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Small Business Owner11/9/2010 - 4/30/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member8/19/2011 - 5/6/2013
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member1/30/2014 - 3/3/2014
Alfred L. Zimmerman
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member4/20/2010 - 1/29/2014
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