PEDC Board Materials

The Pensacola-Escambia Promotion & Development Commission

Public Notice: Meeting 

There will be a meeting of The Pensacola-Escambia Promotion and Development Commission (PEDC) on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 10:00 am at CO-LAB Pensacola 418 West Garden Street, Pensacola, FL 32502, 1st Floor Conference Room.

CO:LAB Reopening:

There will be more than one member of the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors and the PEDC ( Pensacola-Escambia Promotion and Development Commission) Board of Directors in attendance at the CO: LAB Pensacola reopening on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 10:30 am at CO: LAB Pensacola, 418 West Garden Street in the first floor Conference Room.

For more information, please call (850) 898-2201 or send an email to [email protected]

 

 

The Pensacola-Escambia Promotion and Development Commission (PEDC) is a government entity established by a special act of the State of Florida Legislature to promote economic development interests such as industry, tourism and commerce. The Commission is composed of nine members:

  • Two members – Commissioners of Escambia County appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of Escambia County.
  • Two members – Council members of the City of Pensacola appointed by the City Council of the City of Pensacola.

  • One member – a member of the Town Council of the Town of Century, appointed to serve by the Town Council of the Town of Century.

  • Two members – Board of Directors from the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, in good standing, appointed by the Chairman of the Board.  (PBACC).

  • One member – at large, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of Escambia County

  • One member – at large, appointed by the City Council of the City of Pensacola

PEDC Board Members:

  • Lewis Bear, Jr., Chairman, FloridaWest Board Appointee
  • Dave Hoxeng, Secretary-Treasurer, FloridaWest Board Appointee
  • Councilwoman Teniade Broughton, Pensacola City Council Member Appointee
  • Courncilman Jared Moore, Pensacola City Council Member Appointee
  • County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh (District 1), Board of County Commissioners of Escambia County
  • County Commissioner Steven Barry (District 5), Board of County Commissioners of Escambia County
  • Century Mayor Ben Boutwell, Century Town Council Member Appointee 
  • David Peaden, Home Builders Assoc. of West Fla. Inc., Escambia County Appointee
  • Dr. Edwin Taylor, City of Pensacola Appointee
Organizational Support:
  • Scott Luth, FloridaWest CEO
  • Richard Sherrill, Attorney
  • Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Auditor 
’20-’21 Board Meeting Materials