Meet the Economic Advisory Council
The purpose of the Economic Advisory Council is to advise the Governor and Idaho Commerce on goals and objectives that further economic development within the state. The council also makes recommendations to the Governor on applications for Community Development and Rural Community Block Grant funding, and reviews Tax Reimbursement Incentive applications. Additionally, Council members advise their regions on economic development opportunities and represent their interests to state government.
The Council consists of seven members, appointed by the Governor, with one member appointed from each of the state’s seven economic development regions, and one member appointed at-large. Members serve three-year terms and can be reappointed.