Pershing County Economic Diversification Authority
Written by Heidi Lusby
Welcome! Pershing County Economic Diversification Authority (PCEDA) is available to serve businesses and entrepreneurs in the City of Lovelock, County of Pershing and the surrounding region. Our office is located in the Pershing County Community Center, at 820 6th Street, P.O. Box 1044, Lovelock, Nevada 89419. The office phone number is 775-273-4909. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Appointments for after hours are available.
Mission: PCEDA is to help maintain and grow a vibrant economic base by developing and implementing programs that invigorate growth thereby increasing the number of local jobs and expanding the tax base of Pershing County. PCEDA serves as a liaison between new companies, existing companies, landowners, site selectors, utility companies, government entities and all Pershing County communities.
PCEDA representatives are chosen by the Pershing County Commissioners and Lovelock City Council to serve as executive board members for set terms.
Meet the PCEDA Board and Director:
- Jeff Campbell, Chairman, City Appointed
- Vijay Ratti, Vice Chairman, County Appointed
- Carol Shank, County Commissioner
- Pat Rowe, City Council
- Steve Foster, Cooperative Extension
- Steve Young, Tourism Board Appointed
- Elaine Pommerening, City Appointed
- Mike Springfield, County Appointed
- Karen Miller, County Appointed
- Heidi Lusby-Angvick, Executive Director
PCEDA Board Meetings are held monthly at the Pershing County Community Center and are open to the public. Agendas are posted at the courthouse, post offices, community centers, library, city hall, administration building and the calendar on this website. Please contact Heidi Lusby-Angvick to be placed on the mailing list for emailed agendas.
PCEDA has been participating in a program called Stronger Economies Together (SET). SET is a nationally recognized program developed in collaboration between USDA Rural Development and the four Regional Development Centers around the country and their land-grant university partners. The purpose of SET is to help people in rural communities work together as a Regional Team to develop and implement an economic development plan that builds on the currnet and emerging economic strengths of their region.
For additional background on Nevada SET and the full Economic Development Blueprint visit the SET website at www.unce.unr.edu/programs/sites/set/ .
A Western Nevada SET YouTube video can be seen on the following link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWiDbDjyAV4
Pershing County Video
Written by Heidi Lusby