Committees

 
Executive 
 
Purpose:  To exercise oversight and provide guidance to all committees and staff, focusing on determining the level of progress being made toward attaining various metrics, determined to be of highest priority/importance to the HCBI Board and adjusting action plans as necessary to acheive the mission, goals and objectives of HCBI.
 
Convene:  3rd Wednesday of every month, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Chair: Mr. David Donnelly 

 

Business Development 

Purpose:  To promote the development and/or expansion of job creating enterpreises by ensuring the resources/tools necessary for such advancement exist and are readily accessible. Resources/tools to include financing, workforce development, incentives (tax abatements, tax credits, grants), project management and referral network.
 
Convene:  1st Wednesday of every month, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Chair: Mr. David Gardner 
 
 
Economic Infrastructure
 
Purpose:  To promote and develop the infrastructure necessary to enable the development and/or expansion of job creating enterprises. Infrastructure includes space development (land and buildings), utlities (water, sewer, electric, natural gas, and telecommunications) and transportation (roads, trains, planes).
 
Convene:  1st Tuesday of every month, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Chair: Mr. Brian Wiser
 
 
Loan Review 
 
Purpose:  The Loan Review Committee is responsible for review and approval of funding applications submitted by Huntingdon County businesses. This committee oversees several revolving loan funds which businesses can utilize to provide additional capital for expansion projects, infrastructure development, new machinery and equipment and working capital. 
 
Convene:  2nd Thursday of every month, 8:30 to 9:30 am
Chair: Mr. Randy Carper
 
 
Investment (formerly Membership)
 
Purpose:  To promote Huntingdon County as a prime location for companies looking to relocate or start new operations. Promote the services and assets of HCBI.  To recruit corporate and individual sponsorship for the perpetuation, financing and staffing of HCBI by demonstrating to the Huntingdon County business community the importance and benefits of being a member. 
 
Convene:  1st Wednesday of every month, 8:30 to 9:30 am
Chair: Ms. Tracey Cook 
 
 
Ways and Means
 
Purpose:  To exercise oversight of the fiscal and administrative operations of HCBI, including but not limited to budgeting, allocation/control of funds and authorization of expenditures.
 
Convene:  2nd Thursday of every month, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Chair:  Mr. Larry Burger