Economic Development Authority

Regular Meetings

  • 4 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of every month
  • Main Conference Room
    101 Mounts Bay Road
    Building D
    Williamsburg, VA 23185

Special Meeting Notice

  • None at this time


  • Robin Bledsoe, EDA Director, Chair
  • Christopher Odle, EDA Director, Vice-Chair
  • Robin Carson, EDA Director
  • Michael Maddocks, EDA Director
  • Carlton Stockton, EDA Director

  • Thomas G. (Tom) Tingle, EDA Director
  • William Turner, EDA Director
  • P. Sue Sadler, BOS Liaison to the EDA
  • Amy Jordan, EDA Secretary
  • Max Hlavin, EDA Legal Council
View complete member information on the members' page.

About the Board

Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for 4-year terms. The Authority’s function is to pursue and comply with the goals and objectives set forth in the Comprehensive Plan; to advise the Board of Supervisors through the County Administrator of any application made by an agent or representative of a prospective facility requesting the Authority to issue bonds; and to advise the governing body of James City County of the potential location of the facility. Citizens interested in serving on a County Board or Commission can call 757-253-6609 or 757-564-2160 for information, or fill out the Application to Serve.