The Pulaski County Community Development Commission (CDC) was established on 19 December 1995 by a resolution of the County Commissioners. The CDC’s mission is to promote and improve the quality of economic development throughout Pulaski County in pursuit of excellence through the following endeavors:

  • Supporting the expansion and continued investment of Pulaski County businesses.
  • Recruiting new business and industry into Pulaski County.
  • Promoting tourism and the increase of transient spending in Pulaski County.
  • Developing and supporting business services such as workforce development, infrastructure, planning, financial programs, technology initiatives and entrepreneurial programs.
  • Conducting charitable and educational activities.

The CDC meets at 6:00p.m. ET on the first Tuesday of each month, excluding July and December. Most meetings are held at the Winamac Municipal Utilities Complex.

c/o CDC office

CDC Members
Rules pertaining to CDC membership, terms, and offices are established in the CDC By-laws.


  • President: Sheila Jimenez, Winamac Town Council’s appointee
  • Vice-President: Maurice Loehmer, County Commissioner
  • Secretary: Brandon DeLorenzo, at-large member
  • Membership Officer: Kelsie Zellers, at-large member
  • Board Member: Kathleen A “Kathi” Thompson, County Council
Appointed members

  • Leslie Hanson, Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Lynn Johns, Francesville Town Council
  • Arthur Conley, Medaryville Town Council
  • Doug Denton, Monterey Town Council

At-large members

    • Bill Champion
    • Christy Coon
    • Blake Kasten
    • Brian Ledley
    • Breann Wilson
    • vacant


View the 2022 CDC meeting schedule and minutes.
View the CDC archives.