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Congratulations to the 2016 Awards of Excellence in Economic & Community Development winners

2016 Awards of Excellence in Economic & Community Development

Efforts by organizations and individuals to create more high-quality jobs, develop more vibrant communities, and generally improve the quality of life in their regions were recognized at the Oregon Economic Development Association’s 2016 Annual Conference held in Sunriver.

Winners of the awards were selected based on innovative programs or practices in their respective categories. Congratulations to this year's award winners: 

  • Business Development Success of the Year: Daimler Trucks North America, EDCO, and the City of Madras


    Pictured: Kaz Kawamoto, Construction Manager at Daimler Trucks North America with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President.

 

  • Economic Development Leader of the Year: Renate Mengelberg, Economic Development Director for the City of Canby


    Pictured: Renate Mengelberg, City of Canby with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President.


  • Outstanding Marketing and Promotions: Partnership for Economic Development in Douglas County, Run to Roseburg campaign


    Pictured: Wayne Patterson, Run to Roseberg with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President


  • Outstanding Collaborative Partnership: Oregon RAIN


    Pictured: Caroline Cummings, Oregon RAIN with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President


  • Legislator of the Year: Senator Brian Boquist and Representative Caddy McKeown


    Pictured: Senator Brian Boquist, District 12 Dallas with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President



    Pictured: Representative Caddy McKeown, District 9 Coos Bay with Kristin Retherford, OEDA President