Economic Development Commission

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Member Affiliation Position Term Expiration
Ron Boyd
Citizen at Large
  July 31, 2015
Steve Chaney
Chaney Architects, Inc.
President / CEO
July 31, 2017
William Chesno
Long and Foster Real Estate
Realtor July 31, 2017
Stewart Czapski
Allegany County Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director
July 31, 2015
Lee Fielder
City of Cumberland
Mayor Emeritus
Ex Officio
Jonathan Hutcherson
Exclamation Labs
President July 31, 2016
Larry Jackson
Town Center Development Group
Co-Owner July 31, 2016
David Kauffman
Mayor and City Council
Mark Malec
Allegany County Economic Development
Allegany County Representative
Michael Marchini
CBIZ Mid Atlantic Benefits and Insurance
Business Unit President
July 31, 2017
Becky Ruppert
Allegany College Professional Development
Director July 31, 2016
Dave Turnbull
Turnbull, Hoover and Kahl, CPAs
  • 11 voting members
    • 9 community members
    • 1 member of the Mayor and City Council
    • 1 Allegany County representative
  • 1 ex officio member

City Representatives
  • Shawn Hershberger, Economic Development Coordinator
  • Jeff Rhodes, City of Cumberland, Administrator
The Economic Development Commission is an 11 member commission charged with encouraging and facilitating economic development in the City of Cumberland. Responsibilities of the commission include:
  • Preparation and adoption of a long-term economic development plan for the city
  • Review and recommend economic development initiatives to the Mayor and City Council
  • Assist in marketing business opportunities in the city

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