Elmhurst Economic Development Commission


  • 15 appointed members
  • Council approval needed
  • D.P.Z. Member - ex officio
  • City Manager or his designee - ex officio


Monthly on the fourth Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 7:30 am., City Hall, Conference Room # 2. Due to COVID19 the EDC may meet at Community Bank of Elmhurst (330 W. Butterfield Rd), in the Second Floor Community Room for meetings in 2022 where more space is available. Please confirm location on posted agendas.

January 28, 2022 
July 22, 2022
February 25, 2022
August 26, 2022
March 25, 2022
September 23, 2022
April 22, 2022
October 28, 2022
May 20, 2022 - 3rd Friday
November 18, 2022 - 3rd Friday
June 24, 2022 
December 16, 2022 - 3rd Friday


MCO 4.04
The Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
  • To establish, maintain and promote communication among the City, other government agencies, businesses, business, trade and industry organizations and other local organizations and institutions, for the purpose of maintaining and improving the economic health of the City
  • To recommend to the City Council those actions and programs that will serve to carry out the purpose of the Commission
  • To submit to the City Council, on or before January 15 of each year, a report on the economic state of the City
  • To elect from its members a Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • To perform such other duties as the City Council may direct


Term Expires
William R. Shanklin, Chair 4-30-2025 Email
Alison Dondlinger 4-30-2025 Email
Conor Gee 4-30-2025 Email
Adam Hodge 4-30-2025 Email
Jake Meding 4-30-2025 Email
Brian Stolper 4-30-2023 Email
Nilesh Reshamwala 4-30-2023 Email
Richard W. Reichert, Vice Chair 4-30-2023 Email
Melissa Villanueva 4-30-2023 Email
Open 4-30-2023
Mark Soehn 4-30-2024 Email
Frances Decker 4-30-2024 Email
Chris LaBounty 4-30-2024 Email
Nina Coppola 4-30-2024 Email
David Pinkerton 4-30-2024 Email
Mike Kopp ex officio Email
Mark Mulliner ex officio Email
Thomas Paravola City Centre Email
 John Quigley
Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Agendas and Minutes

Economic Development agendas and minutes will now be on Board Docs effective for meetings starting in April 2020.  Please click the link below to view meeting materials.
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Agendas Prior to April 2020

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Minutes Prior to April 2020

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EDC Subcommittees 2022

All meetings held at City Hall in Conference Room #4 unless otherwise noted on agenda. Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval. As of August 2020 Subcommittee Agendas & Minutes can be found on BoardDocs.

Business Outreach: 

Diane McGinnis

David Pinkerton

Brian Stolper

Frances Decker

Future Dates TBD on Thursdays in February, May, July, and November 2022

Agendas & Minutes are available on BoardDocs.

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Citywide Development: 

Nilesh Reshamwala

Chris LaBounty

Melissa Villanueva

Richard Reichert

January 24, 2022 - 5:00pm

Future Meeting Dates TBD

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Business Parks: 

Don Meyers

Nina Coppola

Bill Shanklin


Future Meetings TBD

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Kasindra Mladenoff

Tim Ricordati

Future Meeting Dates TBD

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