Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee is committed to providing training opportunities to Oregon’s economic development practitioners and community leaders. OEDA identifies, organizes and delivers educational training opportunities and manages the Oregon Certified Economic Developer (OCED) certification program.

As a member of the Professional Development Committee, you collaborate with a network of your peers across the state to design and produce the educational offerings that you would like to see.  Committee members serve important leadership roles in the field of economic development.

We invite you to join this dynamic and collaborative volunteer committee! Members can participate from anywhere in the state. Reach out by email to the committee chairs listed below to learn more about joining the Professional Development Committee.

Professional Development Committee Contact

  • Marta Tarantsey Committee Co-Chair

    Business Oregon - Regional Development Officer


  • Tory Banford Committee Co-Chair

    City of Salem - Project Manager

  • Tory Stinnett Committee Member

    Grant County Economic Development - Grant County Economic Development

    (541) 575-1555