Year: 2015

RDA Happenings February 2015

February 1, 2015

February 21st was my 21st anniversary at the Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas (RDA). The RDA was formed in July 1993 by four founding members – The Lyon County Commission, Em-poria City Commission, the Emporia Chamber of Commerce and Emporia Enterprises. In August of 1994 Emporia was one of five communities being considered…

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RDA Annual Report 2014

January 31, 2015

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas Activities for 2014 RDA Mission: Our mission is to proactively promote economic growth of the East Central Kansas region through commercial and industrial recruitment, expansion and training enhancements. RDA Goals: Creation of skilled jobs for the region. Encourage the retention of existing employment within the region.…

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RDA Happenings January 2015

January 1, 2015

As we begin a new year the RDA Board of Directors reorganized. RDA Board members are able to serve two con-secutive three-year terms. This past December RDA Board member Scott Briggs reached his term limits, serving on the RDA Board from 2009 to 2014. Then Bryan Whitmore completed his first three-year term and chose not…

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