Why Join CEDA?

As a member of CEDA you join with other community and industry leaders to improve the economic conditions and quality of life for North Central Idaho residents through collaborative planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating sound regional development.

CEDA Members:

  • Make a difference through leadership - As a member of CEDA join with local elected officials and private sector members to set the vision for, and guide the implementation of, regional economic development initiatives.
  • Are informed – CEDA strives to regularly inform members about regional economic and community development initiatives and partnership opportunities.
  • Network and build partnerships - CEDA members have the opportunity to broaden their networking base and to build region wide partnerships.
  • Investment in the community – CEDA membership funds which are invested in CEDA activities, initiatives, and/or programs are direct investments in communities and the region and provide opportunities to build strong communities and a robust economy.

CEDA Organizational structure - Click to enlarge

Board of Directors

Beck, DonCommissionerNez Perce County
Brown, DaveMayorPotlatch, City of
Canaday, DylanCouncilorGrangeville, City of
Cook, ChrisAssistant Vice President of Strategic Enrollment ManagementUniversity of Idaho, Admissions
Davis, MelindaPrincipalImpact STEM Ed, LLC
Duman, Denis --Past ChairCommissionerIdaho County
Greenfield, Steve -- ChairBranch ManagerUS Bank
  Cottonwood, City of
Johnson, GregCommissionerLewis County
Kelly, SandraCouncilorCity of Moscow
LaFortune, KathieCommissionerLatah County
Larson, BrucePresidentNorthwest Intermountain Manufacturers Assn.
  Nez Perce Tribe
Miller, CariCouncilorZions Bank
Nelson, TylerCouncilorNezperce, City of
Ober, JeffDeanLewis-Clark State College, CTE Programs
Ryan, MikeCommissionerClearwater County
Scalise, VictoriaPast PresidentNorth Central Idaho Travel Assn.
Smathers, RyanCity AdministratorOrofino, City of
Smith, TateDirectorLewis-Clark State College, First Year Experience
CEDA Members

Public Sector

  • Clearwater County
  • Latah County
  • Lewis County
  • Idaho County
  • Nez Perce County
  • City of Cottonwood
  • City of Craigmont
  • City of Culdesac
  • City of Deary
  • City of Elk River
  • City of Genesee
  • City of Grangeville
  • City of Juliaetta
  • City of Kamiah
  • City of Kendrick
  • City of Kooskia
  • City of Lewiston
  • City of Moscow
  • City of Nezperce
  • City of Orofino
  • City of Peck
  • City of Pierce
  • City of Potlatch
  • City of Riggins
  • City of Stites
  • City of Troy
  • City of Weippe
  • City of White Bird
  • City of Winchester
  • Nez Perce Tribe
  • Juliaetta/Kendrick Recreation District
  • Port of Lewiston
  • White Bird Area Recreation District


  • Lewis-Clark State College
  • University of Idaho

Private Sector

  • Banner Bank
  • Castellaw Kom Architects
  • Clever Fox Architecture
  • Columbia Bank
  • First Step Internet
  • Great West Engineering, Inc.
  • Impact STEM Ed, LLC
  • J-U-B Engineers, Inc.
  • Keller Associates, Inc.
  • Keltic Engineering, Inc.
  • Mountain Waterworks
  • Northwest Management, Inc.
  • Potlatch #1 Financial Credit Union
  • TD&H Engineering
  • TenderCare Children's Center
  • US Bank
  • Washington Trust Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Zions Bank


  • Avista Corporation
  • Clearwater Power Company

Non-profit & Agency Partners

  • Clearwater County Economic Development Council
  • Ida-Lew Economic Development Council
  • Idaho Department of Labor
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
  • Idaho Manufacturing Alliance
  • Idaho Rural Water Association
  • Lewis-Clark Valley Chamber
  • North Central Idaho Travel Association
  • Northwest Intermountain Manufacturers Association
  • Valley Vision
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