Linda DiMario Appointed to Third Term on International Economic Development Council Board

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Linda DiMario, executive vice president, Greater Irvine Chamber, has been appointed to the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Board of Directors by the organization’s Nominating Committee for a third two-year term, beginning January 2020. She has served on the board since 2016.

She currently serves as the vice chair of the organization’s External/Member Relations Committee and has served on the Planning and Business Development Committee.

"We look forward to Linda DiMario’s continued leadership on the Board of Directors. Linda has many years of dedicated service to IEDC and the profession of economic development. Her contributions have had a positive impact on IEDC and economic development; her ongoing leadership will ensure great accomplishments in 2020 and beyond," said Jeffrey Finkle, CEcD, president and CEO, IEDC.

A member of IEDC since 2008, DiMario has also served on seven IEDC recovery missions following natural disasters in Texas, New Jersey, and Louisiana to explore and evaluate how best to revitalize the affected communities.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be recognized by your peers and colleagues for a renewed board appointment. During challenging times in the U.S. and around the globe, the work of the IEDC, and our role as economic development professionals, takes on a special imperative and puts our expertise and experience to work for the communities we serve in very meaningful ways,” said DiMario.

As part of her involvement, DiMario attends IEDC Annual Conferences, including this year’s recently held in Indianapolis along with Whit Peterson, director of government affairs and economic development for the Chamber, and has served on a panel for special plenary session at the 2018 IEDC Leadership Summit debating the value of incentives in the wake of Amazon’s location search for its second headquarters.  

The International Economic Development Council is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind.

To learn more about the Greater Irvine Chamber’s economic development work, contact Linda DiMario.

Category: Chamber News, Economic Development