(PHOENIX, May 23, 2016) - The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced its new officers for 2016.
Jennifer Graves, CEcD, economic development manager for the town of Gilbert, is AAED’s new president. Curt Woody, AZED Pro, director, economic development and tourism for the town of Marana, has assumed president-elect duties. Richard Wilkie, CEcD, economic development director/airport director for the city of Casa Grande, is serving as vice president, while Nicole Snyder, director of business development for DWL Architects + Planners Inc., has assumed the secretary/treasurer post. Julie Engel, CEcD, president and CEO of Greater Yuma Development Corp., is immediate past president.
The officers were approved at AAED’s general membership meeting held in conjunction with the organization’s spring conference in Tucson.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.
For more information on AAED, visit www.aaed.com or call (602) 240-2233.