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FLORIDA’S HEARTLAND

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

 

Terry Burroughs
Chair, FHERO Board

Executive Committee Member
Okeechobee County, Commissioner

 

James Selph
Vice Chair, FHERO Board

Executive Committee Member
DeSoto County, Commissioner

Robbie Chartier
Treasurer, FHERO Board

Executive Committee Member
Okeechobee County, Administrator

Tim Stanley

Executive Committee Member
Glades County, Commissioner

 

Russell Melendy

Executive Committee Member
Hardee County, Commissioner

R. Greg Harris

Executive Committee Member
Highlands County, Commissioner

 

Michael Swindle

Executive Committee Member
Hendry County, Commissioner

 

Board Members

Keitha Daniels

Hendry County IDA/EDC, Executive Director

Bill Lambert

Hardee County, EDC Executive Director

Mike Taber

DeSoto County, EDO Executive Director

Phil Rincon

City of Belle Glade Economic Development Manager

Margaret Wuerstle

Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, Executive Director

Tracy Whirls

Glades County IDA/EDC, Executive Director

Chandler Williamson

City of Pahokee, City Manager

Christine Betancourt

Immokalee CRA, Operations Manager

Vacant

Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation

 

 


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Local College Awarded Nearly $2.3 Million for Manufacturing, Construction and Electronic Warfare Pro
11/16/2018 | Three new or expanded workforce training efforts will soon be launched in the Florida Heartland
Local High Schools Connect Students with Industry
11/05/2018 | The School Board of Highlands County and other community groups are employing innovative efforts
South Florida State College Launches Employee Training Courses
10/03/2018 | South Florida State College has launched a new catalog of corporate training. The courses award
Highlands County Secures $62,500 in Grant Funding From Florida DEO
09/10/2018 | Highlands County secured two grants from the Competitive Florida Partnership and Community Planning Technical Assistance
$300,000 EDA Grant Awarded to Support Growth of Aviation Industry in Polk & Highlands Counties
09/04/2018 | Aviation and aerospace industry development in Polk and Highlands counties recently received a boost when