Economic Development Authority (EDA)
The Economic Development Authority (EDA), was formed in 2005 as a political subdivision of the Jamestown SíKlallam Tribe.
The EDA was created to oversee the businesses owned by the Jamestown SíKlallam Tribe and
develop additional enterprises to assist the Tribe in becoming economically self-sufficient.
The mission of the Jamestown SíKlallam Economic Development Authority
is to assist the Tribe, its citizens and their families in achieving stable,
long-term, economic self-sufficiency, by;
encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship,
creating a stable economic foundation centered on the pursuit of for-profit ventures,
strengthening existing Tribal businesses,
providing employment opportunities for Tribal citizens, and
creating a sustainable revenue stream to support essential governmental services provided by the Tribe, including those to its Elders and children,
while preserving and enhancing the Tribal heritage and culture,
and utilizing the unique resources available to the Tribe.
The Economic Development Authority oversees the business divisions of JKT Development, Inc.:
- JKT Development, Inc.
- Jamestown Excavating
- JKT Construction Division
- Jamestown Information Technologies
- JKT Logistics, Inc.
- JKT Industrial Services, Inc.
- Carlsborg Self Storage
Jamestown S'Klallam EDA Board of Directors:
Jack Grinnell - Chairman
Celeste Dybeck - Vice Chairman
Matt Adams - Secretary/Treasurer
Heather Johnson-Jock - Member
Lou Kardonsky - Member
Jamestown S'Klallam EDA Staff:
Douglas Sellon Executive Director
Ben Neff - EDA Operations / IT Division Manager
Wanda Becker - Receptionist
The EDA is located in the Carlsborg Business Park between Sequim and Port Angeles.
Contact the EDA:
257 Business Park Loop
Sequim, WA 98382