Pembina County Job Development Authority

The Pembina County JDA, was one of the first county JDAs in North Dakota. The RRRC provides contracted
professional services to the Pembina County JDA, which is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board meets on a bi-monthly basis in rotating locations throughout Pembina County.

pembinacountyThe Pembina County JDA explores new business development opportunities, supports local community development efforts, and provides financial and technical assistance to develop and implement development projects. Often, the JDA will provide low-interest loans for local match to projects utilizing the Bank of North Dakota’s PACE program – an interest rate buy down program which reduces a borrower’s interest by up to five percentage points.

Current members of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017 includes:

  • Chuck Thacker, Chair
  • Roberta Corrick, Vice Chair
  • Kathy Stremick, Treasurer
  • Mayor Dennis Barker
  • Mayor Ken Briese
  • Ann Burgess
  • Rep. Charles Damschen
  • Kristina Halverson
  • Curtis Morrison
  • Commissioner Jim Benjaminson
  • Commissioner Hugh Ralston
  • Myrna Styles
  • Lisa Plante
  • Charlie Wellman
  • Ron Storey