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Pat Topping named Georgia Alternate Director of Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Board
PAT TOPPING NAMED GEORGIA ALTERNATE DIRECTOR OF SOUTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (SEDC) BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Topping Has Strong Record of Economic Development Service and Participation in South’s Oldest and Largest Economic Development Organization
ATLANTA, GA (December 4, 2012) – The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) is pleased to announce Pat Topping, CEcD, Senior Vice President of Macon Economic Development Commission, has been elected Georgia Alternate Director of the SEDC Board of Directors. Mr. Topping will serve a one-year term on SEDC’s Board, beginning in January 2013. Mr. Topping has been a member of SEDC for thirteen years.
“As a professional association our main goal is to provide tangible benefits to our members that help them to advance the economic prosperity of the area they serve. Pat will be a great asset in helping us achieve this goal,” stated SEDC’s current Chairman Mallie Combs.
The Southern Economic Development Council is an 870 member professional association composed of a broad cross-section of active and influential economic developers from business and industry, utilities, transportation, financial and education institutions, chambers of commerce, and local, regional and state development agencies. Members in the 17-state area share a common interest: the promotion and enhancement of the economic development profession.
SEDC offers its members a number of professional development opportunities throughout the year, including the highly-rated Meet the Consultants conference and the SEDC Annual Conference. This year at the Annual Conference, over 400 economic and workforce professionals came to experience three days of educational sessions and networking events.
The SEDC region includes the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information about SEDC please visit our Web site at www.sedc.org.