Economic Development Authority

Meeting Date: Quarterly in January, April, July and October (and as called)

Where: Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia (Live streams and recordings of previous meetings are also available on Lancaster County's YouTube Channel)

Mission: The mission of the Authority is to foster and stimulate economic development and employment through entrepreneurship in business, industry and trade in the County of Lancaster for the general good of its people and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Strategic Goals: The Lancaster County Economic Development Authority has adopted the Strategic Goals listed in the Northern Neck Planning District Commission's 2018 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy as they relate to Lancaster County and can be downloaded here (PDF format).

Click Here to View EDA Bylaws (PDF format)

Click Here to View EDA Meeting Minutes

EDA Grant Request Form (PDF format) - Grant request applications should be submitted by December 15th, March 15th, June 15th and September 15th annually.

EDA Grant Request Evaluation Criteria (PDF format)

EDA Grantee Log - updated July 28, 2021 (PDF format)

Members and County Representatives

District 1 Member: Taryn Brice Rowland, Vice Chair

District 2 Member: William I. Barrack, Jr.

District 3 Member: Roy Carter, Chair

District 4 Member: Samuel N. Rice

District 5 Member: Bruce Sanders

At-Large Member: Lisa McLaughlin

At-Large Member: Tom Richardson

Staff Liaison: Don G. Gill, 804-462-5129