2017-2018 Executive Board

Board Chair

James Ramseyer

Director of Member Services

Consumer Power Inc.

Board Vice Chair

Stacy Koos

Vice President & Branch Manager

Citizens Bank

Board Treasurer

Mark Raum

Vice President, Sr. Relationship Manager

Umpqua Bank

Board Member

John Pascone



Board Member

Floyd Collins

Retired / Past Councilor & Public Works Director

City of Albany

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Floyd Collins

Guy DeLude

George Dooley III, PHD

Jim Dunning

Max Frederick

Greg Goracke

Greg Hamann

Chris Hanson

Dave Harms

Rick Kenyon

Jon Kloor

Sharon Konopa

Stacy Koos

Celeste Krueger

Jim Lepin

John Lindsey

Bill MacHugh

Jim Merryman

John Pascone

Cordell Post

James Ramseyer

Mark Raum

David Reece

Janet Steele

Mike Sykes

Dan Watson

Ex-Officio, David Beckham

Ex-Officio, Kevin Kreitman

Ex-Officio, Roger Nyquist

Ex-Officio, Andy Olson

Ex-Officio, Jorge Salinas

Ex-Officio, Peter Troedsson

Ex-Officio, Will Tucker

Retired Public Works Director, City of Albany

CEO, Viper Northwest

Retired, Albany NETL Research Lab

Owner, Tangent Business Park

Project Manager, Evergreen Engineering

President, Greenberry Construction

President, Linn-Benton Community College

Realtor, Former HP Property Manager

Owner, S&S Millersburg Appointment

CEO, Selmet

Northwest Natural Gas

Mayor, City of Albany

VP & Branch Manager, Citizens Bank

Regional Business Representative, Pacific Power

Mayor, City of Millersburg

Commissioner, Linn County

Realtor/Developer, Keller Williams

CEO, OFD Foods

President/CEO, AMEDC


Director of Member Services, Consumers Power Inc.

VP, Umpqua Bank

Owner, Reece & Associates

President/CEO, Albany Chamber of Commerce

Council, City of Albany/ Owner, Mike’s Heating

Owner, K&D Engineering

Attorney at Law

City Manager, City of Millersburg

Commissioner, Linn County

Representative, Oregon State Legislature

Economic Development Manager, City of Albany

City Manager, City of Albany

Commissioner, Linn County

About Our Organization

The Albany-Millersburg Economic Development Corporation (AMEDC), is a 501(c)4 non-profit economic development organization. AMEDC includes a 24-member board of directors who represent both public and private sectors throughout the region. Established with the mission of strengthening the local economy, AMEDC has been instrumental in the creation of over 1,800 direct jobs by 51 new and existing Albany- Millersburg industrial companies.


Mission Statement

To foster a healthy and viable economy in the Albany-Millersburg area.


  • to assist in the development, retention, and expansion of Albany-Millersburg area businesses;

  • to improve the opportunity for business success;

  • to enhance the economic base by siting new targeted industries;

  • to support and assist in regional and state programs which will benefit the Mid Valley communities; and

  • to establish a viable partnership for managed economic growth.



Incorporated in 1982 as a non-profit economic development organization, AMEDC has a 24 member board of directors who represent a diversified public/private sector from both communities. Established by the vision of community leaders interested in strengthening a stagnating economy, AMEDC has been instrumental in the creation of over 1800 direct jobs, by 51 new and existing Albany-Millersburg industrial companies. John Pascone serves as president and continues to build and maintain the economy of our community.

2016-2017 Funding Partners

Public Funding 

City of Albany

City of Millersburg

Linn County 


Banks and Financial 

Citizens Bank

Central Willamette Credit Union

Umpqua Bank

Willamette Community Bank

Linn-Co Credit Union 



Republic Services

Consumers Power

NW Natural 

Pacific Power

Professional Services

CADD Connection

Edward Jones (Ralph Scariano)

Reece & Associates 

Scott Lepman Company

Weatherford Thompson Attorneys

Business and Industries

Albany Lock & Key

Albany Rentals


Beta Seed

Burchams Metals Inc.

Cascade Pacific Pulp

Coastal Farm & Ranch

Crabtree Automotive

Gerding Builders

GBC Construction

Post Land Company


Smith Glass Service

Sno Temp Cold Storage 

Sullivan Construction

Tangent Business Park

TNT Builders

Individual Partners

Smith Glass Service

George Dooley III

Floyd Collins