About Grow Ellsworth County
Stacie Schmidt is the Executive Director of Ellsworth County Economic Development dba Grow Ellsworth County.
Stacie has a love for living rural, and a passion for promoting community and leadership development. Stacie has a background in hospitality, and has found her footing as the ECED director in access to capital, grant writing, networking, marketing, and matching people with opportunity. Stacie is a single mom of two, Britain, 18, and Brooklyn, 12, and loves supporting them in their extracurricular activities.
Kayla Timms is the Assistant Director for Grow Ellsworth County.
Kayla will be focused on membership recruitment and retention, and serving our business members for the best return on their investment.
Justin Lindsley, President
Jon Halbgewachs, Vice-President
Curt Glaser, Treasurer
Debbie Kootz, Secretary
Peter Solie, Member Representing Lorraine
Sarah Freeman, Member Representing Kanopolis
Aubrey Ptacek, Member Representing Wilson
VACANT SEAT, Member Representing Holyrood
Rachel Barta, Member Representing Com. Bender
Jessica Homolka, Member Representing Com. Rolfs
Craig Freeman, Member Representing Com. Dlabal
Colby Richard, Membership Representative
Jim Kirkbride, Membership Representative
Kregg Clarke, Membership Representative
Karen Bonar, Membership Representative
Chase Bourbon, Student Honorary Board Member
Layton Leiker, Student Honorary Board Member
Our 2022 Meetings
Wednesday, January 26 7pm
Wednesday, February 23 5:30pm ANNUAL MEETING
Wednesday, March 23 7pm
Wednesday, April 27 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, May 25 7pm VIEW AGENDA
No June meeting
Wednesday, July 27 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, August 24 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, September 28 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, October 26 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, November 30 7pm VIEW AGENDA
2022 Documents are Archived and Available by Written Request
Our 2023 Meetings
Wednesday, January 25 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, February 22 7pm VIEW AGENDA
Wednesday, March 22 7pm
Wednesday, April 26 7pm
Wednesday, May 24 7pm
No June meeting
Wednesday, July 26 7pm
Wednesday, August 23 7pm
Wednesday, September 27 7pm
Wednesday, October 25 7pm
Wednesday, December 6 7pm
In a motion made at the March 2022 Board of Directors meeting, all agendas for the upcoming meeting will be posted here no later than 48 hours in advance of the meeting. All minutes and financials shall be posted following approval of said documents.
Additional information discussed at board meetings including the Executive Director report and dashboards shall be provided upon written request in compliance with the Kansas Open Records Act. Please send any requests to email@example.com.