Candidates Sought for Rural Economic Development Council

The Rural Economic Development Council is seeking candidates to apply to serve two-year terms on the advisory panel.

There are six openings on the 31-member council. Four openings are held by members who have expressed an interest in reappointment, and two seats are vacant. The vacancies are in these categories: at-large; B&B/rural lodging establishment; horticulture; production agriculture; direct marketing, and professional services. Candidates who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve on the REDC will begin their terms in January.

The mission of the REDC is to promote the sustainable economic growth and vitality of Loudoun’s agricultural, horticultural, equine and other rural industries

Applicants must submit a letter of interest and a résumé to the Board of Supervisors and to the Department of Economic Development by postal mail or email, and also submit an online standard application, by close of business Sept. 8. Learn more at

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