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The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visit Joint Economic Development Commission

The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited Dave Hengel, the new executive director of the Joint Economic Development Commission. The mission of the JEDC is encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation; growing, attracting and retaini...

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The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited Dave Hengel, the new executive director of the Joint Economic Development Commission. The mission of the JEDC is encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation; growing, attracting and retaining talent; marketing the greater Bemidji region to potential private sector businesses; and building and accessing a toolbox of economic development incentives for potential new developments in the region. In the front row, from left to right, are Ambassador Brian Bissonette, JEDC administrative secretary Beth Balmer, JEDC Executive Director Dave Hengel and Ambassador Benita Dingman; and, back row, Ambassadors Paul Diehl, James Hanson, Janice Dagen and Dick Beitzel.

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