HEDC’s Mission

 

 

 

 

Haines Economic Development Corp. is a nonprofit corporation with a mission to realize economic development in Haines Borough through research, community engagement, and strategic planning.‚Äč

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Staff and Board

Meet the locals behind HEDC! We are a group of committed community members dedicated to the success and growth of Haines.

Chip Lende

Chip Lende

Chip Lende is the owner of the local lumber store and a 35 year resident of Haines. He is an active long-distance biker and community member. He and his wife Heather have five children and nine grandchildren.

Co-Chair

Darsie Culbeck

Darsie Culbeck

Darsie has lived in Haines for 30 years and has experience working in local government, adventure tourism and mineral exploration. He is passionate about community development and believes that Haines has all the necessary assets to create a thriving, vibrant economy.

Co-Chair

Sean Gaffney

Sean Gaffney

Sean has been involved in building businesses and economic development in the upper Lynn Canal for thirty years. He is a founding member of the Haines Economic Development Corporation. When he is not in his office or volunteering in the community you can find him with friends playing outside in this beautiful place we call home!

Board Member

Anne Marie Palmeiri

HEDC Board Member

Scott Doddridge

Board Secretary

Sylvia Heinz

Board Treasurer

Vacant

Cindy Zuluaga Jimenez

Cindy Zuluaga Jimenez

Cindy has a an environmental science and biology background, and holds a masters in resource management. She is looking forward to seeing the Haines community continue to be an inviting and healthy place to live. She enjoys fishing, paddling hiking and gardening.

Interim Executive Director

HEDC Guiding Documents

HEDC Bylaws (Revised, formally adopted and signed Feb. 23, 2018)

HEDC Articles of Incorporation (Ammended Feb. 23, 2018)

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at director@hainesedc.org and we’ll be happy to help you find what you’re looking for.