Media Release

Economic Development Advisory Committee Openings

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for its Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC). EDAC currently meets on the second Thursday of each month, at 2:30 p.m., at the Santa Fe Downtown Campus Center for Innovation and Economic Development (530 West University Avenue, Gainesville). Terms are for four years unless a person is appointed to fill a partial term.

This 14-member Board (9 voting and 5 ex-officio) is responsible for developing and providing policy recommendations to the County Commission related to the promotion of sustainable economic development activities within Alachua County.

Current vacancies include one Alachua County resident position and one position for someone actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with economic/business development.

Interested residents may apply online (scroll down the page to Economic Development Advisory Committee).

Find out more information about Alachua County Advisory Boards.

For more information, contact Alachua County Economic Development Coordinator Edgar Campa-Palafox at 352-374-5204 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).