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Economic Development Assistance Programs-Availability of Funds Under the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as Amended and the Trade Act of 1974, as Amended

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Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce (DoC).




This Notice provides current contact information, including new Internet addresses, for EDA Regional Offices and Economic Development Representatives. The table below updates information provided in Section XIII of the Notice of Funding Availability published on March 14, 2001, Part III (66 FR 15001).


New Internet addresses become effective immediately.


Contact information for EDA Regional Offices and Economic Development Representatives (EDRs) is provided in the table below.

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Additional information on EDA programs is available on EDA's Web site at​eda. For information on community and regional economic development projects, contact the Regional Office or EDR for your area as shown in the table below.

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The table below provides current contact information for EDA Regional Offices and Economic Development Representatives, and replaces Section XIII of the March 14, 2001, Federal Register Notice, Part III, beginning with the third column, bottom of page 66 FR 15005 through the end of the second column page 66 FR 15007. There are no other changes to the Notice of March 14, 2001, which remains in effect as is.

XIII. EDA Regional Offices and Economic Development Representatives

Effective immediately, the Internet addresses listed in the March 14, 2001, Notice of Funding Availability will change from “” to “”. The contact information below has been updated to show the new Internet addresses.

William J. Day, Jr., Regional Director, Atlanta Regional Office, 401 West Peachtree Street, N.W., Suite 1820, Atlanta, Georgia 30308-3510, Telephone: (404) 730-3002, Fax: (404) 730-3025, Internet Address:

Economic development representativesStates covered
PATTERSON, GilbertMississippi.
  401 West Peachtree Street, NW.Georgia.
  Suite 1820
  Atlanta, GA 30308-3510
  Telephone: (404) 730-3000
  Internet Address:
HUNTER, Bobby D.Kentucky.
  771 Corporate Drive, Suite 200North Carolina (Western).
  Lexington, KY 40503-5477
  Telephone: (859) 224-7426
  Internet Address:
DIXON, Patricia M.South Carolina.
  U.S. Department of Commerce-EDA North Carolina (Eastern).
  P. O. Box 1707
  Lugoff, SC 29078
  Telephone: (803) 408-2513
  Internet Address:
DENNIS, BobbyAlabama.
  401 West Peachtree Street, NW.
  Suite 1820
  Atlanta, GA 30308-3510
  Telephone: (404) 730-3020
  Internet Address:
TAYLOR, Willie C.Florida.
  401 West Peachtree Street, NW.
  Suite 1820
  Atlanta, GA 30308-3510
  Telephone: (404) 730-3032
  Internet Address:
REED, ToniaTennessee.
  401 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
  Suite 1820
  Atlanta, Georgia 30308-3510
  Telephone: (404) 730-3026
  Internet Address:

Pedro R. Garza, Regional Director, Austin Regional Office, 327 Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78701-4037, Telephone: (512) 381-8144, Fax: (512) 381-8177, Internet Address:

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Area directorsStates covered
JACOB, LarryNew Mexico.
  Austin Regional OfficeOklahoma.
  327 Congress Avenue, Suite 200Texas (Northwest).
  Austin, TX 78701-4037
  Telephone: (512) 381-8157
  Internet Address:
FRERKING, Sharon T.Arkansas.
  Austin Regional OfficeLouisiana.
  327 Congress Avenue, Suite 200Texas (Southeast).
  Austin, Texas 78701-4037
  Telephone: (512) 381-8154
  Internet Address:
SPEARMAN, SamArkansas.
  700 West Capital, Room 2509
  Little Rock, AR 72201
  Telephone: (501) 324-5637
  Internet Address:
DAVIDSON-EHLERS, PamelaLouisiana.
  501 Magazine Street, Room 1025
  New Orleans, LA 70130
  Telephone: (504) 589-4179
  Internet Address:

C. Robert Sawyer, Regional Director, Chicago Regional Office, 111 North Canal Street, Suite 855, Chicago, IL 60606, Telephone: (312) 353-7706, Fax: (312) 353-8575, Internet Address:

Economic development representativesStates covered
ARNOLD, John B. IIIIllinois.
  104 Federal BuildingMinnesota.
  515 West First Street
  Duluth, MN 55802
  Telephone: (1-888) 865-5719 (Illinois), (218) 720-5326 (Minnesota)
    Internet Address:
HICKEY, Robert F.Ohio.
  Federal Building, Room 740Indiana.
  200 North High Street
  Columbus, Ohio 43215
  Telephone: (1-800) 686-2603 (Indiana), (614) 469-7314 (Ohio)
  Internet Address:
PECK, John E.Michigan.
  P.O. Box 517Wisconsin.
  Acme, Michigan 49610-0517
  Telephone: (231) 938-1712
  Internet Address:

Anthony J. Preite, Regional Director, Denver Regional Office, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Room 670, Denver, Colorado 80204, Telephone: (303) 844-4715, Fax: (303) 844-3968, Internet Address:

Economic development representativesStates covered
ZENDER, John P.Colorado.
  1244 Speer Boulevard, Room 632Utah.
  Denver, CO 80204
  Telephone: (303) 844-4902
  Internet Address:
CECIL, RobertIowa.
  Federal Building, Room 823Nebraska.
  210 Walnut Street
  Des Moines, IA 50309
  Telephone: (515) 284-4746
  Internet Address:
HILDEBRANDT, PaulMissouri.
  Federal Building, Room B-2Kansas.
  608 East Cherry Street
  Columbia, MO 65201
  Telephone: (573) 442-8084
  Internet Address:
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ROGERS, John C.Montana.
  Federal Building, Room 196Wyoming.
  301 South Park Ave.
  Drawer 10074
  Helena, MT 59626
  Telephone: (406) 441-1175
  Internet Address:
JUNGBERG, CipSouth Dakota.
  Post Office/CourthouseNorth Dakota.
  102 4th Avenue, SE, Room 216
  P.O. Box 190
  Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
  Telephone: (605) 226-7315
  Internet Address:

Paul M. Raetsch, Regional Director, Philadelphia Regional Office, Curtis Center, Independence Square West, Suite 140 South, Philadelphia, PA 19106, Telephone: (215) 597-4603, Fax: (215) 597-6669, Internet Address:

Economic development representativesStates covered
GOOD, William A.Delaware.
  Philadelphia Regional OfficeDistrict of Columbia.
  The Curtis Center-Suite 140 South
  Independence Square West
  Philadelphia, PA 19106
  Telephone: (215) 597-0405
  Internet Address:
AUBE, Michael W.Connecticut.
  Federal BuildingRhode Island.
  202 Harlow Street, Suite 232
  Bangor, ME 04401-4656
  Telephone: (207) 945-6985
  Internet Address:
POTTER, Rita V.New Hampshire.
  143 North Main Street, Suite 209Massachusetts.
  Concord, NH 03301-5089
  Telephone: (603) 225-1624
  Internet Address:
HUMMEL, EdwardNew Jersey.
  Philadelphia Regional OfficeNew York City
  The Curtis Center-Suite 140 South(Long Island).
  Independence Square West
  Philadelphia, PA 19106
  Telephone: (215) 597-6767
  Internet Address:
MARSHALL, Harold J. IINew York.
  620 Erie Boulevard West, Suite 104Vermont.
  Syracuse, NY 13204-2442
  Telephone: (315) 448-0938
  Internet Address:
PECONE, Anthony M.Pennsylvania.
  523 North Broad Street
  West Hazleton, PA 18201-1107
  Telephone: (570) 459-6861
  Internet Address:
CRUZ, Ernesto L.Puerto Rico.
  IBM Building, Room 602Virgin Islands.
  654 Munoz Rivera Avenue
  Hato Rey, PR 00918-1738
  Telephone: (787) 766-5187
  Internet Address:
NOYES, Neal E.Virginia.
  Federal Building, Room 474Maryland.
  400 North 8th Street
  P.O. Box 10229
  Richmond, VA 23240-1001
  Telephone: (804) 771-2061
  Internet Address:
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DAVIS, R. ByronWest Virginia.
  405 Capital Street
  Room 411
  Charleston, WV 25301-1727
  Telephone: (304) 347-5252
  Internet Address:

A. Leonard Smith, Regional Director, Seattle Regional Office, Jackson Federal Building, Room 1856, 915 Second Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98174, Telephone: (206) 220-7660, Fax: (206) 220-7669, Internet Address:

Economic development representativesStates covered
RICHERT, Bernhard E. Jr.Alaska.
  550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1780
  Anchorage, AK 99501-7594
  Telephone: (907) 271-2272
  Internet Address:
SOSSON, Deena R.California (Central).
  801 I Street, Suite 411
  Sacramento, CA 95814
  Telephone: (916) 498-5285
  Internet Address:
CHURCH, Dianne V.California (Central Coastal).
  Robert Perkham Federal Building
  280 South First St., #135-B
  San Jose, CA 95113
  Telephone: (408) 535-5550
  Internet Address:
FUJITA, Gail S.   Federal Building, Room 5180   300 Ala Moana Blvd.   P.O. Box 50264   Honolulu, HI 96850   Telephone: (808) 541-3391   Internet Address: gfugita@eda.doc.govHawaii, Guam, American Samoa, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Marianas. Republic of Palau.
AMES, Aldred F.Idaho.
  Federal Building, Room 146Nevada.
  304 North 8th Street
  Boise, ID 83702
  Telephone: (208) 334-1521 (Idaho), (1-888) 693-1370 (Nevada)
  Internet Address:
BERBLINGER, Anne S.Oregon.
  One World Trade CenterCalifornia (Northern).
  121 S.W. Salmon Street, Suite 244
  Portland, OR 97204
  Telephone: (503) 326-3078
  Internet Address:
MARSHALL, WilfredCalifornia (Southern).
  5777 West Century Boulevard, Suite 1675
  Los Angeles, CA. 90045
  Telephone: (310) 348-5386
  Internet Address:
KIRRY, Lloyd P.Washington.
  Seattle Regional Office
  Jackson Federal Building
  915 Second Avenue, Room 1856
  Seattle, WA 98174
  Telephone: (206) 220-7682
  Internet Address:
MACIAS, Jacob (Acting)Arizona.
  Seattle Regional Office
  Jackson Federal Building
  915 Second Avenue, Room 1856
  Seattle, WA 98174
  Telephone: (206) 220-7666
  Internet Address:
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For general information, contact the appropriate EDA Regional Office or EDA's Office of Congressional Liaison and Program Research and Evaluation: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Telephone: (202) 482-2309, EDA Web site

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Dated: April 4, 2001.

Mary C. Pleffner,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Development.

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[FR Doc. 01-8874 Filed 4-10-01; 8:45 am]