Committees

All Platte County EDC members are welcome to participate in our committees. To see when upcoming committee meetings are scheduled, please view our events calendar. All meetings are held in the Platte County Resource Center.

Note: In the case of inclement weather, PCEDC will cancel scheduled meetings if the Park Hill School District closes.

  Committee Login

Current PCEDC member are welcome to attend any of our committee meetings, and can access meeting agendas and minutes by logging into this protected area. If you need the login details, please contact Stephanie Gillespie.

KCI Area Development Action Team

Challenge: Develop real estate opportunities in the Kansas City International Airport business district and Twin Creeks KC.

Team Responsibilities: Act as business consultants and new business agents with the staff of the Kansas City Aviation Department and Platte County communities. Discussion topics include the Platte County office market, road improvement and design projects, PIAC transportation needs, Twin Creeks KC, Platte County commercial and residential development.

  Meeting Time: 7.30am on the first Thursday of each month.

Chairperson – Darren Hennen, dhennen@oaconsulting.com
Vice Chair – Mike Reik, ReikM@platteco.k12.mo.us

Marketing/Business Outreach Action Team

Challenge: To promote Platte County through public relations efforts and interaction with local real estate development professionals and site selection consultants, and to plan, coordinate and implement an aggressive business outreach program.

Team Responsibilities: Review and strengthen PCEDC marketing messages, market Platte County through community events/tours, implement public relations efforts and analyze target industries, identify community issues to hand off to the Public Policy Team, conduct roundtable discussions with PCEDC members, plan and conduct business seminars, plan and coordinate business tours.

  Meeting Time: 3.30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month.

Co-Chair – Joe McBride, joe.mcbride@kcmo.org
Co-Chair – Mike Kearns – mike@vinopair.com

Public Policy Action Team

Challenge: Advocate for development of public regulatory agencies and advise on positions the PCEDC should take on ballot and legislative issues.

Team Responsibilities: To organize PCEDC resources in order to encourage development to public regulatory agencies. Meet with Board of Directors, city management and Platte County officials to make recommendations.

  Meeting Time: 7.30am on the third Thursday of each month.

Chair – Jeff Elsea, jelsea@bankofweston.com