Yampa Valley Economic Development Council

The Yampa Valley Economic Development Council (YVEDC) consists of representatives from counties and municipalities that share common assets: Rio Blanco County, Moffat County, Routt County, Town of Hayden, City of Craig, and City of Steamboat Springs.

The purpose of the Yampa Valley Economic Development Council is to promote tourism, encourage the stabilization and expansion of existing businesses, and stimulate the development of new business and industry in ways that will enhance our present assets, diversify our economies and preserve our quality of life.

YVEDC History and Overview (PDF)


Past Presentations and Speeches:

Bottom up to Colorado Blueprint to Business Plan (PDF) - Ken Lund, OEDIT
Presentation by Craig Meis, Olsson Associates and Mesa County
Presentation (PDF) by Elyse Ackerman, Department of Local Affairs
Broadband in our Future (PDF) - Frank Ohrtman, Office of Information Technology

2013 YVEDC Representatives Include: 

Ray Beck, YVEDC Chair - Craig City Council Member - P: 970-629-0409
Chuck Grobe, YVEDC Vice-Chair - Moffat County Commissioner - P: 970-824-9115
Tim Corrigan - Routt County Commissioner - P: 970-879-0108
Kevin Kaminski - Steamboat Springs City Council - P: 970-846-3107
Lorraine Johnson - Hayden Town Board - P: 970-276-3741
Shawn Bolton - Rio Blanco County Commissioner - P: 970-878-9430