Economic Development Advisory Board

Purpose: To provide a structured framework for city and county representatives to collaborate in promoting and enhancing Phillipsburg’s economic, commercial, financial, industrial, agricultural, and civic welfare.

The Board will evaluate incentives, possible locations for new businesses, funding alternatives, available workforce, existing housing, local tourism and marketing opportunities and recommend projects and policies that will:

• Improve the competitive position of Phillipsburg in the development of economic and employment opportunities in relation to competing cities

• Assist in retaining and expanding local businesses

• Promote the development of a diverse mix of new housing and rehabilitation of existing housing

• Induce private investment in economic growth

• Optimize public investment in supportive infrastructure

• Expand and develop the existing work force

• Help brand and market city assets

• Promote Phillipsburg’s position as a tourist destination.

Member Represents Term
Lance R. Munyon, Mayor City of Phillipsburg Term of Office
Max Dibble Phillips County Commissioner District #2 Term of Office
Doug Isernhagen Phillips County Economic Development Chairman Term of Office
Angie Wells Phillipsburg Chamber & Main Street Executive Director  
Morris Engle Phillips County Community Foundation Executive Director  
Mike Gower U.S.D. #325 Superintendent  
Dustin Springer Industry Representative 2020
Taylor Redinger Finance Representative 2020
Jayne Holle Healthcare Representative 2020
Gene Bugbee Agriculture Representative 2021
Rhonda Keesee Real Estate Representative 2021
Stacie Ricker Retail Representative 2021
Dakota Wilkinson Millennial Development Representative 2021
Mildred Hadley Encore Living Representative 2022