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. Paul Geist

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 

 

Complete Listing of Committee Chairs and Members