2017-2018 Executive Board
Director of Member Services
Consumer Power Inc.
Board Vice Chair
Vice President & Branch Manager
Retired / Past Councilor & Public Works Director
City of Albany
Board of Directors
Alex Johnson II
David Van Der Haeghen
Ex-Officio, Shelly Boshart Davis
Ex-Officio, Kevin Kreitman
Ex-Officio, Peter Troedsson
Linn-Benton Community College President
Retired Public Works Director, City of Albany, MVIC
City of Albany Mayor
Harrisburg City Council
Mill City Mayor
City of Millersburg Mayor
Realtor/Developer, Keller Williams
Linn County Commissioner
Northwest Natural Gas
VP Columbia Bank
Sweet Home Chamber
Albany Chamber President/CEO
Tate Public Affairs
Linn County Commissioner
Owner, K&D Engineering
Representative, Oregon State Legislature
City Manager, City of Millersburg
City Manager, City of Albany
About Our Organization
The Linn Economic Development Group* (LEDG), is a 501(c)4 non-profit economic development organization. LEDG includes a 24-member board of directors who represent both public and private sectors throughout the region. Established with the mission of strengthening the local economy, LEDG has been instrumental in the creation of over 2000 direct jobs by over 60 new and existing Albany, Millersburg and Linn County industrial companies.
*formerly the Albany-Millersburg Economic Development Corp. (AMEDC)
To foster a healthy and viable economy in the Albany, Millersburg and Linn County area.
to assist in the development, retention, and expansion of Linn County area businesses;
to improve the opportunity for business success;
to enhance the economic base by siting new targeted industries;
to support and assist in regional and state programs which will benefit the Mid Valley communities; and
to establish a viable partnership for managed economic growth.
Incorporated in 1982 as a non-profit economic development organization, LEDG (AMEDC) has a 24 member board of directors who represent a diversified public/private sector from both communities. Established by the vision of community leaders interested in strengthening a stagnating economy, LEDG has been instrumental in the creation of thousands direct jobs, by dozens of new and existing Albany, Millersburg and Linn County industrial companies. John Pascone serves as president and continues to build and maintain the economy of our community.
2016-2017 Funding Partners
Banks and Financial
Cascade Capital Funding
Weatherford Thompson Attorneys
Business and Industry
Burchams Metals Inc.
Coastal Farm & Ranch
OFD Oregon Freeze Dry