Somerset County Economic Development Commission
Somerset County
Somerset County, Maryland

To:                  All Prospective Associate Members


From:              Daniel K. Thompson

                        Executive Director


Re:                  Somerset County Economic Development Commission

                        2019 Associate Membership Program


On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Somerset County Economic Development Commission (SCEDC), I would like to extend to you a gracious invitation to renew or become a new ASSOCIATE MEMBER of the SCEDC.


Some of the major projects that the SCEDC have focused on are as follows:


  • Aerospace Industry (Wallops Island / Pax River Naval Station / Crisfield Airport)
  • Marketing and Promotion of the Princess Anne Industrial Park (NGC, Distillery, Princess Anne Enterprises, LLC etc.)
  • Industrial Growth / Expansions (Sysco Eastern Maryland, Sherwin Williams-Rubberset, Carvel Hall)
  • Enterprise Zone / Opportunity Zone Programs for City of Crisfield and Town of Princess Anne
  • Collaborative efforts with The Town of Princess Anne (Legacy Bistro, Dunkin Donuts, Peacock’s, Washington Inn & Tavern, Main Street Princess Anne)
  • Promotional initiatives with the City of Crisfield (Arts & Entertainment District)
  • Future Development of the former Princess Anne Campground Property
  • Participation in Crisfield Economic Recovery Efforts through Hurricane Sandy
  • Economic Analysis and expansion of Broadband  
  • Hotel / Lodging Initiative
  • Agriculture and Aquaculture
  • Renewable Energy Projects
  • Infrastructure (Natural Gas, Water & Sewer, Rail, Chesapeake Bay Crossing)
  • Creative Partnerships with the University of  Maryland Eastern Shore


Our Associate Membership Program is a vital link in our partnering with the various agencies throughout the county in a common endeavor to raise the standard of living and quality of life for all of our citizens of Somerset County. By developing a concerted effort to work in all three areas of economic development, the Somerset County Economic Development Commission will be able to help improve the employment, personal income, tax base, and quality of life for all the people in Somerset County. The support received from the Somerset County Commissioners, The Town of Princess Anne, The City of Crisfield, and our Associate Members assist us in achieving those objectives.


Your contribution and support will enable us to do more. Attached please find our ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP brochure, which goes into more detail about the benefits and goals of your membership.  Feel free to mail your application and payment to the address in the signature below, or visit us online at to process via credit card.   Should you have any questions, or concerns about issues affecting the growth of economic development in Somerset County, please give us a call.  We would appreciate your input.




Daniel K. Thompson
Executive Director



If you would like to become an Associate Member please click here.

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