Loudoun’s Rural Economic Development Council Recruiting New Members

The Loudoun County Rural Economic Development Council is seeking business leaders to serve a two-year term on the 32-member REDC. Applicants must apply online by close of business September 7, 2018.

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“Loudoun’s agricultural economy is diverse and robust, and we’re looking for candidates who can carry that vision forward,” said Economic Development’s Executive Director Buddy Rizer.

Candidates with the expertise to represent one of the following business sectors are encouraged to apply:

  • Agribusiness
  • Arts and Culture
  • Banking and Finance
  • Craft Beverage Industry
  • Direct Marketing
  • Education
  • Environmental Resources
  • Equine Industry
  • Historic Tourism Properties
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Professional Services
  • Rural-Based Business
  • Wine Industry

“REDC’s mission is to promote the growth and vitality of Loudoun’s rural industries through recommendations to the Board of Supervisors and support and advice to the Department of Economic Development,” explained Agricultural Development Officer Kellie Hinkle.

In addition to submitting an application online, candidates should also send a letter of interest and a resume to the Board of Supervisors and to Economic Development by September 7, 2018:

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors
1 Harrison Street, SE, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 7000
Leesburg, VA 20177-7000
Phone: 703-777-0204
Fax: 703-777-0421


Dept. of Economic Development
43777 Central Station Drive
Suite 300
Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: 703-777-0426
Fax: 703-771-5363

The REDC will review applicants and recommend nominees to the Board of Supervisors for appointment. To learn more about the REDC, visit Biz.Loudoun.gov.