About Yoakum EDC
After the voters of the City approved a dedicated one-half of one percent increase in local sales tax in 1998, the YEDC articles of incorporation as a (now) Type B were filed, and approved, in 1999.
The purpose of the Corporation is to promote Economic Development within the City in order to encourage and enhance employment and the public welfare.
The Board of Directors consists of seven directors, who serve for a two year term, as approved by the city council.
- Gery Maneth, President
- Anita Rodriguez, Vice President
- Arthur Hermann III, Secretary
- Tommy Barre
- Zenith Stevens
- Larry Leahy
- Tim McCoy
Chuck Dart, CEcD, Director of Economic Development