Economic Development Incentive Fund Commission

Meeting Dates 

The Economic Development Incentive Fund Commission meet on an as need basis. Refer to Agenda Center for dates.

Round 3 of the QAC Economic Development Incentive Fund will open July 1, 2015.  
Complete Application Packages are due on or before Friday, August 7, 2015 at 4 p.m. and can be mailed or submitted in person to Jean Fabi (jfabi@qac.org) at the Department of Planning and Zoning, 160 Coursevall Drive, Centreville, MD  21617. 

A hardcopy of the application is available at the above address.  For an electronic copy, click here.  


Members


The commission consists of 5 members, 1 of whom is the County Administrator who serves as a permanent member. The remaining 4 members serve 3-year terms, which are staggered. Please click on each name for biographical information. 

Name
Date Appointed
Term Expiration
Christopher Corchiarino - Attorney at Law, August 23, 2016
May 31, 2019
William Walmsley
August 10, 2017 May 31, 2019
Debbie Scott - Retired Marketing Executive for Iceland Air September 27, 2016  May 31, 2019 
Gregg Todd - County Administrator 

Michael Whitehill - (Chair) Land Use Consultant/Surveyor and Engineer  April 9, 2013 May 31, 2019 

Staff


  • Paige Tilghman, Executive Director, Department of Economic Development
  • Jonathan Seeman, Director, Department of Finance
  • Jean Fabi, Business and Economic Development Liaison
Contact Paige Tilghman at 410-604-2100, or ptilghman@qac.org, for more information.

Duties


The Economic Development “Incentive Fund Commission” was established by Resolution 13-05 (PDF) on May 14, 2013. The purpose of the commission is to provide economic development programs and initiatives to foster new commercial opportunities while continuing to focus on intrinsic development of existing business entities.

Powers


The Incentive Fund Commission has the power to:
  • Develop attainable goals and objectives for use of the economic development incentive funds that will incentivize new and existing Queen Anne’s County businesses to locate and grow within the County.
  • Identify program options and economically viable alternatives consistent with said goals and objectives.
  • Develop policies, procedures, processes and applications to implement and approve programs and alternatives.
  • Market the newly developed incentive fund options to the public and potential business entities.
  • Accept, review and approve project applications received.
  • Request approval from the County Commissioners for the dispersal of funds.