The Door County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors accepted the resignation of executive director Steve Jenkins during the organization’s monthly board meeting Monday, Jan. 17. His resignation will be effective June 3, 2022.
The DCEDC board of directors and staff are greatly appreciative of the work that Jenkins has contributed to the advancement of Door County during his time as director. During his tenure Jenkins also served as a board member for the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, Destination Sturgeon Bay, Destination Door County and participated in numerous committees and task forces throughout Door County.
“I appreciate having the opportunity to serve DCEDC and Door County,” Jenkins said. “During my tenure, the DCEDC Team accomplished much and I’m very proud of the success that we were able to achieve under difficult and challenging circumstances. This included the DCEDC Broadband Infrastructure Engineering Assessment that establishes the roadmap for providing fiber to the premises throughout Door County; applicant for the WHEDA Rural Workforce Housing Pilot which will lead to two major innovative approaches to providing affordable housing; and the creation of the Beacon for Business program supporting all businesses of all sizes throughout the County.”
Ann Renard, DCEDC Board Chair, said Jenkins’ time with DCEDC has been extremely impactful.
“Beginning his journey at the onset of COVID in Door County, Steve has made significant contributions to our community and strengthened DCEDC’s mission,” Renard said.