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EDA COMMITTEES

The EDA’s 4 volunteer-led committees: Outreach, Design, Promotions, and Economic Vitality, address different aspects of our exciting work centered on revitalizing downtown Ellensburg. Join in, test the waters, see what is a good fit for you!

HELP PAVE THE WAY FOR POSITIVE CHANGE & CONTINUED GROWTH IN DOWNTOWN ELLENSBURG!

Outreah
Committee

Outreach involves communication strategies to create excitement and vibrancy downtown. Develop marketing strategies and activities to promote the EDA including fundraising, community relations, volunteer recruitment, leadership development and recognition.

 Skills Needed:

  • Promotion and Marketing

  • Volunteer Management

  • Fundraising

Meeting Schedule:

  • First Wednesday of the month @ 8am - 9am

Outreach Committee Contact:

Morgan Stonefield

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Promotions Committee

Promotions creates excitement and vibrancy in your downtown by developing marketing strategies to entice shoppers, investors, and visitors. Identifying downtown assets—including people, buildings, spaces and heritage. 

Skills Needed:

  • Program Development

  • Event Planning

  • Business Support

Meeting Schedule:

  • Second Wednesday of the month @ 12pm -1pm

Outreach Committee Contact:

Nicole Klauss

Design
Committee

Design enhances the image of the business district providing expertise to encourage quality improvements to private properties and public spaces including clean-up, landscaping, street furniture, signage, visual merchandising and lighting. 

Skills Needed:

  • Design

  • Historic preservation

  • Beautification

Meeting Schedule:

  • First Tuesday of the month @ 4pm -5pm

Outreach Committee Contact:

Lia Sommer

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Economic Vitality Committee

Economic Vitality builds up local economy by strengthening existing businesses, recruiting new ones & creatively converting unused space for new uses. Develop financial incentives and capital for business improvement. 

Skills Needed:

  • Business Planning

  • Business Resource Development

  • Regional Connections

Meeting Schedule:

  • Third Tuesday of the month @ 4pm -5:30pm

Outreach Committee Contact:

Brooke Robertson